The hilarious and heartwarming story of six Southern women who gather and gossip at the local beauty parlor. With wit, warmth, and intelligence, they rise to meet whatever challenges life sends their way.
Maryann Curmi has been delighting theatergoers throughout the region as an actor and director for over forty years. First stepping onto SRT’s stage back in the early 80’s she performed in siz shows between 1981-1985. After moving to Santa Cruz, she landed the role of Carol in the rock musical Angry Housewives which soon became the city’s longest-running show with a record-breaking one-year run.
Her long relationship with Sonora’s Stage 3 Theatre Company included acting in over 30 shows. Among her memorable performances were: Barbara in August Osage County, Sister Aloysius in Doubt, and Mrs. Kendall in The Elephant Man. Her directorial credits there included A Streetcar Named Desire, A Man for All Seasons, Barefoot in the Park, Driving Miss Daisy, and, Over the River and Through the Woods, among many others.
Maryann spent 16 years as the Morning Drive radio show host on Sonora’s Star 92.7 KZSQ FM station and is now providing voice-over messages for YMCAs all over the country.
Most recently Maryann has enjoyed working at Murphy’s Creek Theatre where she both acted in and directed Accomplice, and The Game’s Afoot.
She is absolutely thrilled to be back at Sierra Repertory Theatre playing Ouiser Boudreaux in Steel Magnolias.