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Moonlight and Magnolias Cast Announced

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Director Doug Long is proud to announce the cast of Wheaton Drama’s, Moonlight and Magnolias. This fast-paced comedy by Ron Hutchinson is (loosely) based on real events and recreate the finalization of the 1939 screenplay for Gone with The Wind. The cast is three men and one woman, featuring producer David O. Selznick, screenwriter Ben Hecht, and director Victor Fleming, supported throughout by Selznicks’s intrepid assistant, Miss Poppenghul. The roles will be portrayed by:

Ben Hecht – Sean Stephen Thomas
David O. Selznick – Christopher Williams
Victor Fleming – Geoffrey Maher
Miss Poppenghul – Sande Ogren
The production staff includes:
Director – Doug Long
Assistant Director – Tom Walker
Stage Manager – Amy Johnson
Set Design – Don Dumper
Costume Design – Marcia Steinbrecher
Lighting design – Jim Van De Velde
Sound Designer – Jim Quan
Production Manager – Mike Boyna  

Moonlight and Magnolias runs November 15 through December 8, at Wheaton Drama’s Playhouse 111, 111 N. Hale Street in Wheaton, IL. Showtimes are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30p, and Sunday at 3:00p. There is no show on Thanksgiving, November 24. Tickets can be order online, or by calling the Wheaton Drama box office at 630-260-1820.


2019/2020 Audition Schedule

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

Wheaton Drama is proud to announce its audition schedule for the 2019/2020 Season. Save the date information is listed below for each of the shows, and more information about time, place and requirements for each show are forthcoming on our website and social media. Mark your calendars now – and join us in making the 2019/2020 Season at Wheaton Drama remarkable!

  • The Addams Family Auditions – July 21, July 22; Callbacks – July 23; Optional Dance Workshop –  Sunday July 14. Auditions will be scheduled in group rotations.
  • Moonlight and Magnolias Auditions – Sep 15, Sep 16; Callbacks – Sep 17. Auditions will be in scheduled time slots.
  • Merry Mad Mid-Mod Auditions – Aug 4. Auditions will be in scheduled time slots.
  • Little Women The Broadway Musical Auditions –  Nov 3, Nov 4; Callbacks – Nov 5.
  • Hauptmann Auditions – Jan 19, Jan 20; Callbacks – Jan 22. Auditions will be in scheduled time slots.
  • Peter and the Starcatcher Auditions – March 29, March 30; Callbacks March 31. Auditions will be in scheduled time slots.
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