Heidelberg Theatre Company presents “Moonlight and Magnolias” by Ron Hutchinson (19 Feb – 5 Mar)

Ben Hecht (James Antonas) tries to craft the words, while Victor Fleming (Jeremy Just) imagines the scene amidst David O. Selznick’s (Tim Constantine) demands for perfection.

“Moonlight and Magnolias”:     It was supposed to be the epic film interpretation of Margaret Mitchell’s blockbuster “Gone with the Wind”. But, now, it’s all fallen in a heap. The producer – David O. Selznick has just stopped the shoot, sacked the director, and the script is in shreds….And there’s just five days before Selznick’s career goes the same way!

Locked in Selznick’s office with a new director and scriptwriter, can they resuscitate what remains of the story and their own careers in just few days? And, NO! you can’t have a bagel!

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

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Heidelberg Theatre Company presents Marc Camoletti’s “Don’t Dress for Dinner” (20 Nov – 5 Dec)

Suzette (Rhiannon Leach) introduces herself to Jacqueline (Cat Jardine) much to the discomfort of Robert (Mark Briggs).

Suzette (Rhiannon Leach) introduces herself to Jacqueline (Cat Jardine) much to the discomfort of Robert (Mark Briggs).

“Don’t Dress for Dinner”:     Bernard’s plans for a lustful weekend with his mistress come crashing down when Jacqueline, his wife, decides to stay home rather than visit her mother.  Bernard’s friend, Robert, becomes an accomplice in the increasingly implausible tangle of excuses and explanations, when Suzette or was it Suzanne? arrives for dinner ….and a whole lot more!   Camoletti takes us through more twists and turns than either Bernard or Robert ever anticipated.

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

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