Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Delightful, Resonant, Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever

About the Show

The touring stage adaptation of the hit 1989 movie of the same name.

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98 Reviews | 6 Followers
Ambitious, Delightful, Clever

See it if You’ve seen the movie or have never heard of it. Classic story about friendship

Don't see it if You are easily upset

44 Reviews | 4 Followers
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the story and the characters

Don't see it if You don't like films adapted for stage

Critic Reviews (4)

January 26th, 2023

“This is a production that needs to settle; missed cues and fluffed lines are a bit too frequent, but there's a lot to enjoy here. A production of big hair and big heart.”
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The Stage (UK)
January 26th, 2023

“The staging is occasionally hampered by Laura Hopkins’ flimsy, over-complicated set design. Otherwise, this production and its accomplished cast bring new depths to a modern classic.”
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The Times (UK)
January 26th, 2023

"It’s a play of paradoxes in many ways, a comedy about death, where physical concealment meets psychological revelation, and cosy language conceals uncompromising attitudes."
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January 27th, 2023

"The script's strength ... lies in its humour, but in the first half, the production only draws sporadic titters from the audience. There are a couple of jokes in the second half that draw real laughter but, on the whole, most don't land."
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