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Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Steel Magnolias’

A play about the bond a group of women share in a small-town Southern community.

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company (HPAC) will be presenting Steel Magnolias, September 11 through September 27th.

Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias is a play about the bond a group of women share in a small-town Southern community, and how they cope with the death of one of their own. A show that truly takes you through all of the emotions, Steel Magnolias has stood the test of time and remains a favorite for audiences of all ages.

HPAC is located in the City Square Shopping Center at 260 West Main St., Suite 204 in Hendersonville.

Please note that COVID restrictions do apply and you must wear a mask at all times upon entering the theatre. There will be temperature checks at the door. An automatic social distancing tool has been implemented on our ticketing site, so as soon as you purchase seats for yourself or your group, the seats around you or your group will automatically be blocked.

For more information or to purchase your tickets, please visit the HPAC website at or call the box office at 615-826-6037.

HPAC to Hold Virtual Auditions for A Christmas Story

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company announced a recent alteration to its 2020-21 season by changing from a production of A Christmas Story the Musical to A Christmas Story.

The company decided not to hold a musical at this time due to COVID-19, but they will still be holding virtual auditions for A Christmas StoryDeadline for submissions is September 9th with callbacks being held on September 13th. You will be asked to provide a video of yourself reading from "sides" that will be provided to you.

For more information regarding the audition requirements, please visit or email Performance dates for A Christmas Story are November 27 through December 13.

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.