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113 Star Starred
Altarena Playhouse
Across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from Elena Sanderson

This was a darling play.....I have always enjoyed the movie....I was glad that I had seen the movie so that I could follow the story well.

reviewed Jul 10 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from F. E.

Thoroughly enjoyable show. Forgot how funny the lines were. All the women were great! I especially liked the gal playing Annelle. Thought she did a really good job of capturing that role. Delightful theater, all seats are good and even...continued

reviewed Jul 29 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from JOGGING GAL

I enjoyed the play due to the clever and humorous lines the characters had. The portrayal of the daily lives of women in a small southern town was charming and it kept my attention during the whole show. The play was a bit abbreviated compared to...continued

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Truvy’s beauty salon in small-town Louisiana is the social nucleus for a close-knit circle of women. As they negotiate life’s ups and downs and face their own mortality, their shared bond lets them balance trust and gossip, charm and wit, sarcasm and sincerity, humor and heartbreak. The movie adaptation was the 1989 People’s Choice for Best Picture and earned Julia Roberts a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

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