Some lead cast members of Hardin Valley Academy’s upcoming production of “Steel Magnolias” pose before practice. On hand were, front row from left, Emma Kate Wrather as Truvy; Sarah Howell, M’Lynn; Alexis Padgett, Shelby; and Emma Oliver as Annelle. Back row are Makaela Webb, left, as Clairee and Maydson Banyas as Ouiser. The show will run from Thursday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 29. There will be a special in-school showing for students Monday, Sept. 30.Get out your tissues. Hardin Valley Academy’s theater class will present “Steel Magnolias,” which will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, and Saturday, Sept. 28, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29, in HVA Auditorium.
There will not be a performance Friday, Sept. 27, because of Football Homecoming weekend. Play tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and are available at the door the day of the production.
There also will be a special in-school showing for students Monday, Sept. 30.
“A bunch of the classes wanted to see it,” HVA theater teacher Robert Warren said, adding he invited students from psychology, history, English and art classes.
“I actually made a set of lesson plans about it, and they’re going to talk about Southern life, as it has to do with history and literature,” he added.