Thursday, June 27, 2013

Moonlight and Magnolias Opens July 11

Sean McCall, Adam Lewis, and Nicholas Hodge in
Moonlight & Magnolias. Photo by Shelley Klimes
Amana – "Who’s not familiar with Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind? One of the screenwriters of the play, that’s who! Moonlight and Magnolias is the hilarious behind-the-scenes account of three men who spent a weekend locked in an office rewriting the screenplay for the movie, Gone With the Wind, while the cameras were already rolling. See what “really” happened as the producer and director act out key scenes for the screenwriter for what eventually became one of the greatest movies ever made.

A comedy by Ron Hutchinson, Moonlight and Magnolias opens July 11 on The Old Creamery’s Studio Stage in Middle Amana and runs through July 28. The cast consists of Sean McCall of Marengo, Nicholas Hodge of South Amana, Lisa Crosby Wipperling of St. Albans, VT, and Adam Lewis of Monmouth, IL. Directed by Tom Schwans of New York City, Moonlight and Magnolias is rated theatre R for adult language.

Tickets are $27.50 for adults and $18 for students. Show times are Thursdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Student rush tickets are available half an hour before performances. A student ID is required to get this special rate of $12 per ticket. Group rates for 15 people or more are available.

Moonlight and Magnolias is sponsored by The Gethmann Foundation with Z102.9 as the media sponsor."

(Source: Old Creamery Press Release)

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