Archives - Moonlight and Magnolias

by Ron Hutchinson

Directed by Jack Wood

Friday 22nd – Saturday 30th March 2013 in the Auditorium

Movies and Mayhem – a hilarious comedy of the golden days of Hollywood

Moonlight and MagnoliasLegendary producer David O Selznick has just suspended filming of the most eagerly anticipated movie of all time, Gone With The Wind, scrapping the script and sacking its director in the process. He drafts in script doctor Ben Hecht to rewrite it, but Hecht happens to be the only man in the country who’s not read the novel. Along with director Victor Fleming, whom they’ve poached from the set of The Wizard of Oz, they have five days to rescue the film…

Tickets

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School groups pay only £5 per seat. Teachers interested in booking seats should contact our Education Coordinator Cindy Lawford Contact education team to find out about available workshops and talks on the play.

Show Talks

Free-of-charge pre- and post-show talks:

  • Wednesday 27th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom
    Director Jack Wood talks in detail about David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming and Ben Hecht.
  • Thursday 28th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom
    Dr. Cindy Lawford enlarges upon the making of Gone With the Wind.
  • Friday 29th after the performance
    Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.

 

Part of the Barn’s 2012/2013 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

David O. Selznick-Clive Weatherley
Ben Hecht-Patrick Sunners
Miss Poppenguhl-Wendy Bage
Victor Fleming-Christopher Wallace
Voices on the telephone-John Forrest
Norman Reynolds
Jack Sklar

Creative team

Director-Jack Wood
Set Design-Eric Farlie
Lighting Design-John Cude
Soundtrack Design-James Rowles
Stage Manager-Nigel Rive
Assistant Stage Manager-Victoria Rive
Set Construction-Stephen Brown
Roger Eames
David Fairhurst
Eric Farlie
Pat Finch
Robert Gill
Nick Jackson
Keith Lambert
Agnelo Menezes
Norman Merry
Set Dressing and Decor-Kris Moore
Peter Moore
Wardrobe Mistress-Lesley Bilton
Properties-Sheila Grimmant
Janet Lloyd
Fight Choreographer-Chris Janes
Rehearsal Catering-Joan Bird
Tina Jolly
Rehearsal Prompter-Maryam Rodway
Production Manager-Joan Bird

Special thanks to The Tricycle Theatre and David Hillelson for the loan of specialist props.

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Performances

Friday 22nd – Saturday 30th March 2013

Friday 22nd March8.00pm 
Saturday 23rd March8.00pm 
Monday 25th March8.00pm 
Tuesday 26th March8.00pm 
Wednesday 27th March8.00pmShow Talk at 7.30pm: Director Jack Wood talks in detail about David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming and Ben Hecht.
Thursday 28th March8.00pmShow Talk at 7.30pm: Dr. Cindy Lawford enlarges upon the making of Gone With the Wind.
Friday 29th March8.00pmShow Talk after the performance: Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.
Saturday 30th March2.30pmMatinée
Saturday 30th March8.00pm 

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