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Laugh out loud at Hallelujah Girls

By ANGELA WOOLEN -- Telegraph staff writer

For five friends in fictional Eden Falls, Georgia, life turns topsy-turvy when one of the women decides to become a spa owner.

That is the premise of "Hallelujah Girls," a comedy being performed at Warner Robins Little Theatre that opens Friday.

Dot Monahan plays Sugar Lee Thompkins, who decides to buy an old church building and convert it into a day spa.

She compares the play to real life, with the same laughs and tragedies.

"They're genuine people," Monahan said.

The antagonist of the play is Bunny Sutherland, who is played by Monica Nix. She is disliked by all of the women. A wealthy woman, Bunny wants to steal the spa away from Sugar Lee.

Her barbs to the other women are sharp as nails.

"You've got the body type that looks good in cheap clothes," Bunny tells Mavis.

The cast pulls off the lines to make the funny even funnier and the shockers even more shocking.

-- Angela Woolen

"Hallelujah Girls"

When: 8 p.m. March 11-12 and 16-19; 2:30 p.m. March 13

Where: Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins

Cost: $16 adults; $14 military, students and seniors

Information: 478-929-4579; www.wrlt.org