It’s a centuries-old theatrical tradition: On Mondays, the house is dark. But at Temple Civic Theatre, Monday evening finds the lights on, the lobby warm and the auditorium alive with more than 20 animated women as open auditions for “Steel Magnolias” begin.
“I really appreciate everyone coming out on such a cold night,” said Leon Perkins, director. A retired librarian with a degree in theater, Perkins is pleased with the turnout. “We had 15 actresses last night, too, and with 20 here tonight — that’s good.”
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