Moonlight and Magnolias

Directed by Lennon Smith

April 24 to May 17, 2009

The 2nd production of the 2009 Season

Written by: Ron Hutchinson

1939 Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind, a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn’t work. So what’s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film’s stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard of Oz. Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time.

The Production Team

Lennon Smith Director
Shannon Quinn Stage Manager
Jared Alexander Asst. Stage Manager
Sterling Wolper Costume Designer
Tara Quinn Prop Designer
Beth Fatum Lighting Designer
Makenzie Boyle Booth Operator
Jim Fithian Set Designer
Mike Calderaro Set Construction
Randy Maynard Set Construction
David Acevedo Set Construction
Paul Reyes Set Construction
Pamela Ciochetti Set Construction
Marti Baer Set Construction
Joe Ponder Set Construction
George Mauro Set Construction
Pam Fornesi Set Construction

The Cast

George Mauro David O. Selznick
Bill Tarran Ben Hecht
Debi Durst Miss Poppenghul
Daniel Trecroci Victor Fleming