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Tin Building Theatre’s bittersweet Savannah Sipping Society resonates 


by Simone Wichers-Voss 

Picture a soft yellow house with a veranda – a porch here in Texas - surrounded by jasmine and planters overflowing with multi-colored pansies. In the classically beautiful white wicker chairs, four middle-aged women sip on a variety of Friday afternoon happy hour concoctions.

This is the exceptionally beautiful backdrop for the Tin Building Theatre’s spring production, the Savannah Sipping Society which opened with a dinner theatre Saturday. The bittersweet comedy opened to great success, as the group marked its 35th year.

The four Southern women in the play, all kicked to the curb by life – a widow, a divorcee, a fired career woman and a roamer – are thrown together by fate. Each for her own reasons came to live in the mighty fine Savannah of Spanish Moss, magnolias, horse-drawn carriages and legendary hospitality.


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