Venue Details

Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
949-650-5269
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 38 members
Review from Albert Rowuin
Red Velvet 578 events 473 reviews

I hadn't seen the movie or the play before, so I went in with an open mind and was very impressed by everything about this production. It was an engaging story that I didn't want to end. In part due to a skillful delivery by the talented actors,...continued

reviewed Jun 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar member
Red Velvet 311 events 58 reviews

Seen better productions of the play, although the attention to the set detail was impressive. When delivering comedic lines, timing is everything and not all the of the characters had this down. It was evident that the actors were committed to...continued

reviewed Jun 24 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan F.
Red Velvet 58 events 21 reviews

This play was perfectly cast and directed by Jason Holland. The all female actors seemed to have been together all of their lives! It certainly had the feel of a much larger more professional theater production. And the set was amazing. Run,...continued

reviewed Jul 03 2011 report as inappropriate
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Read "background information ":http://www.thepublictheatre.org/education/study_guides/1997-98/Steel_Magnolias.htmlabout Steel Magnolias.

Description

The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias, based on playwright Robert Harling’s own experiences growing up in Louisiana, serves up a southern slice of life that’s as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie.

In the world of Truvy’s local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging in hysterical and neighborly gossip. From weddings to divorces, babies to funerals, new beginnings to happy endings, they share each moment in their lives with grace, determination and perfectly coiffed hair.

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