North Fork Community Theatre, the Mattituck-based theater company, presents Steel Magnolias beginning Friday, January 17.
By Robert Harling, the play is set in a beauty salon in a small town in Louisiana. The plot concerns a group of gossipy women, their friendships and their struggles. Robert Horn directs.
Steel Magnolias was adapted for film in 1989 by director Herbert Ross, starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts.
Steel Magnolias is presented Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through February 2. Tickets are $15, available at nfct.com or by calling 631-298-NFCT. Student rush tickets may be available 10 minutes before curtain for $12 each.
North Fork Community Theatre is located at 12700 Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck.