Moonlight and Magnolias, a Comedy About the Making of Gone with the Wind
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Winner of more than 30 international theatre awards, including three Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award, Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake is a triumphant and thrilling reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky's original, Russian folk tale-inspired ballet. Bourne's iconic and breathtaking production -- which revolves around a young crown prince, his distant mother and the swan that represents the prince's desire for freedom -- took the dance world by storm when it premiered in 1995, and is perhaps best known for its replacement of the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. The performance featured in this stunning, high-definition screening was filmed at London's Sadler's Wells Theatre in 2011 with a cast that includes Richard Windsor, Dominic North and Nina Goldman. Learn More
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Featured review from Joan B.Red Velvet
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Absolutely great performances by all. So fast paced it was mesmerizing, and their timing was fantastic. Selznick character was outstanding....heck, they all were. We've been into musicals so much lately we were forgetting good serious but comedic plays. Thoroughly enjoyed it and we will now rent and read Gone With the Wind again.
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I thoroughly enjoyed the play! Would definitely reccommend it to others! ALL the actors did a fantastic job! I do not agree with the one reviewer who stated that you need to have seen the movie or read the book. I thought the play was so well...continued
Written by Ron Hutchinson
Directed by Andy Barnicle
Making movie history isn’t easy! Just ask film producer David O. Selznick. Three weeks into production of his historical epic Gone With the Wind, he realizes the script isn’t working. Astoundingly, he halts production, fires the director and hires playwright Ben Hecht to rewrite the script in a record five days. There’s just one problem. Hecht’s never even read the novel. So, Selznick pulls famed director Victor Fleming off The Wizard of Oz and forces the three of them into a room until a new script is finished.
Subsisting on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men spend five days crafting a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful films of all time. This wildly funny and engaging tale illuminates the behind-the-scenes business of movie-making during the golden age of Hollywood.
A co-production with The Laguna Playhouse.