Metro Atlanta theaters full of fall LGBT fare

It’s time for the fall theater season, and virtually every theater company in the ATL has a new show that has just opened or is about to. Here’s a look at some potential gems of interest to the LGBT community f...
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‘Steel Magnolias’ remake premieres on Lifetime

Steel Magnoilias

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, “drink your juice, Shelby”? Sally Field fussing over Julia Roberts as M’Lynn and Shelby, respectively, in the 1989 Southern comedic tearjerker “Steel Magnolias,” of course.

The new remake, premiering at 9 p.m. Oct. 7 on Lifetime, unobtrusively updates the story and features a stellar cast of African-American actresses assuming the leads.

This version of “Steel Magnolias” is as much about sisterhood as it is about sistahood. Queen Latifah, who has developed into a natural actress, gives the performance of her career.