Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
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Preliminary casting has been announced for a 25th anniversary reading of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias to be held at 7pm on Monday, December 3 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. It will be directed by Judith Ivey.

The reading, which will be presented by David Youse and Four Things Productions, in association with L.A. Works, will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

The play, set in a southern beauty shop, focuses on the friendship of six women.

The company will feature Blythe Danner, Annie Potts, Margo Martindale, Sarah Stiles, and Celia Keenan-Bolger. A sixth cast member will be announced at a later date.

For tickets and information, visit www.steelmagnolias-25years.org.