LSC-Kingwood to debut "Steel Magnolias"

HOUSTON (Jan. 21, 2010) – Truvy’s Hair Salon is coming to Lone Star College-Kingwood as the drama department puts on their first production of “Steel Magnolias” Feb. 25-28. The production will be in the SFA Performing Arts Theatre and show times are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25-27 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 27-28.

“Steel Magnolias” was chosen for its comedy and familiarity as well as to balance out the all-male cast of the fall production, “Gross Indecency.” The spring production features five students: Hannah Aldridge as Annelle; Ryann Chambers as Shelby; Heather Smith as Clairee; Megan Sorley as M’Lynn; and Brittany Washington as Truvy; and one community member, Sharon Lands Sheppard as Ouiser.

“This play is purely entertaining. It has been a ‘best-seller’ and ‘award-winning’ since it premiered in 1987,” Eric Skiles, artistic director of theatre at LSC-Kingwood, said. “This play is uplifting and celebrates the deep bonds of friendship that see us all through good times and bad times.”

Tickets to “Steel Magnolias” are $12 for general admission; $10 for seniors age 55 or older; and $5 for students, faculty and staff. For more details on the production, call 281.312.1532.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit our Web site at http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 51,000 students in credit classes last fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more, visit www.LoneStar.edu.