Mindy Heithaus as Truvy Jones & Burgess Byrd as Clairee Belcher.

March 8 – April 1, 2012
By Robert Harling

Welcome to Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle, the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoo and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, an eccentric millionaire; Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M’Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby is about to marry a “good ole boy.” Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few revealing verbal collisions, the play invokes knowing laughter and certain tears when the spunky Shelby risks her life for a child of her own. The realization of mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love – in these uniquely American women.

Elizabeth Harris, Director; Erin Meyer Stage Manager

Cast Includes: Mindy Heithaus (Truvy Jones), Allison Husko (Annelle Dupuy-Desoto), Burgess Byrd (Clairee Belcher), Sarah Fischer (Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie), Julia Hasl Miller (M’Lynn Eatenton) and Christine Dye (Ouiser Boudreaux)

Complete Performance Dates:

Thurs. Mar. 8 – Fri. Mar. 9 – Sat. Mar. 10 – Mar. 11
Thurs. Mar. 15 – Fri. Mar. 16 – Sat. Mar. 17 – Sun. Mar. 18
Thurs. Mar. 22 – Fri. Mar. 23 – Sat. Mar. 24 – Sun. Mar. 25
Thurs. Mar. 29 – Fri. Mar. 30 – Sat. Mar. 31 – Sun. Apr. 1

Where: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts 4990 Glenway Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45238

Performance Times: Thursday – Saturday at 8:00pm, Sunday at 2:00pm.

There will be audio descriptive services on Saturday, March 10, 2012.

Tickets: $23.00 for Adults, $20.00 for Seniors and Students. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 513 241 6550.

For more information, contact the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, (513) 241 – 6550.

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