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Actors in the Steel Magnolias play, Purple Rose Theater

Steel Magnolias

Not the major motion picture

Last fall the newly resurrected Performance Network led with Driving Miss Daisy, most familiar as a 1980s sentimental Hollywood crowd-pleaser about the South. And now Purple Rose weighs in with Steel Magnolias, ditto: originally a stage play, it bloomed as a movie in the late Eighties, warm, weepy, and all Hollywooded up with an all-star cast.

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