Four garden-club ladies meet a young girl who has come to their little Texas town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II. The women impulsively decide to throw the girl an elaborate wedding, and their lives and friendships are thrown into turmoil as they race to accomplish the nuptials in one frenzied afternoon.
"Delightful!...Funny and folksy…The ladies light up the stage!" - The Dallas Morning News
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: 1940s / WWII
- Duration: 90 minutes
The veranda and back garden of a large white house in Eufala Springs, an East Texas county seat with a population of three thousand. June, 1942.
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
LAURA LEE MCINERY - 60
BOBRITA TOLLIVER - 60
VIOLET MONTGOMERY - 60
CLENDINE SLOCUMB - 60
IMA JEAN TATUM - 18
- All Female
- Ensemble cast
- Parts for Senior Actors
5 large women's roles, including 4 women in their 60s and a girl of 18.
Wedding Belles was given its premiere in October, 2008 by One Thirty Productions, in association with the City of Dallas's Office of Cultural Affairs and the Bath House Cultural Center.