Venue Details

151 Star Starred
Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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"Steel Magnolias"
38 ratings
4.7 average rating
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553 events
463 reviews
642 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

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

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 12 2011

A small and intimate venue.
The play was magnificent!!!! ALL of the actors are very professional and quite accomplished. The play was very moving and extremely touching. It took me an hour to compose myself. Because of this I am subscribing to...continued

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93 events
52 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 10 2011

Best play I have seen at this venue. The five woman did an amazing job and had a massive amount of dialogue. Loved it very moving.

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Read "background information ": Steel Magnolias.


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.