Event Steel Magnolias
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Venue York Theatre, Chippendale, NSW
First Date 18 May 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Steel Magnolias "is set in a beauty parlour in a small town in Louisiana - a meeting-place and news exchange for the better-heeled, mainly middle-aged ladies of Chiniquapin Parish".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Maggie Dence Actor
Nancye Hayes Actor
Melissa Jaffer Actor
Nicole Kidman Actor
Genevieve Lemon Actor
Pat McDonald Actor
Peter Snook Actor
Shaun Gurton Designer
Jon Ewing Director
Roger Barratt Lighting Designer
Robert Harling Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Nicole Kidman played the part of Shelby in this, her professional stage debut. Also toured to the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record May 1988
Programme Mark Gogoll
Event Identifier 589