Phoenix Stage Company holding auditions


NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Steel Magnolias.

The company is seeking six women for the production. All roles are open to audition, and auditions will be readings from the script.

Auditions will be held April 2 and April 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Phoenix Stage Company, 686 Rubber Ave. The show will be performed in June.

For more information, call (203) 632-8546 or visit

The following is a breakdown of characters:

Ouiser Boudreaux: A wealthy curmudgeon. She is tough and eccentric. Age range/55-65.

Clairee Belcher: The widow of the former mayor and grand dame of the town. She is elegant, sophisticated and beautiful. Age range/55-65.

M’Lynn Eatenton: Shelby’s mother who always knows what’s best. She is strong and stubborn. Age range/40-50.

Truvy Jones: The vivacious owner of the beauty shop who loves giving advice and using hairspray. Age range/35-45.

Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie: The prettiest girl in town. While she loves pin, she is also passionate and strong willed. Age range/17-21.

Annelle Dupup-Desoto: Starts off as a newly hired and unsure assistant. Eventually, she becomes wild and then religious. Age range/18-25.