Marion Art Center brings ‘Belles’ to Marion

May 26, 2023

MARION — The Marion Art Center presents its newest production, “Belles,” written by Mark Dunn and directed by Kate Sorensen-Young.

Show dates are June 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 25 with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available online at

The cast includes Michele Letourneau, Annemarie “Am” Fredericks, Laura Stevens, Jess Wilson, Ellie Williams, Bethany Whitehead, Rosalie Fry, with Oliver Asker. Gary Sousa is the stage manager and Steve McManus is the sound/lighting technician.

“Belles,” is told in “two acts and forty-five phone calls.” The play visits six southern sisters who over the course of an autumn weekend, seek to bridge the physical and emotional distance between them via the telephone, and in the process come to terms with their shattered family history.

Accessibility: There are three small steps plus a raised threshold to enter the Marion Art Center. There are four steps and a handrail at the entrance to the Marion Art Center Theater.

Light refreshments may be provided at intermission. Guests may bring their own refreshments to enjoy during the performance.