Happy Halloween Everyone!! This month we have a special treat. An excerpt from the novel by K Lori THE MANKIND MAKERS, from her podcast A Depiction Of Fiction. This is her Halloween Episode where she invited Moon Theatre Member Kathleen Gruman to do a small promo for Moon Theatre Company and to read an original poem. Enjoy!!
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Moon Theatre Company is gearing up for our annual membership drive and we need you!! Please listen to this video featuring some of the Board Members and contact us to join us at our membership meeting at the New Freedom Church in Berthoud October 26th at 6:30 PM. RSVP at 720-442-0867
Moon Theatre Company would like to spotlight new member K Lori and share her new podcast, A DEPICTION OF FICTION, where she reads her new thriller of a novel “The Mankind Makers”. This is an edge of your seat story set in the future in a world of boutique babies and biological refining of the human race. Told with vivid images and profound themes this novel is sure to keep you engaged from beginning to end.
PRESENT MEMBERS, PAST MEMBERS AND NEW MEMBERS PLEASE JOIN US!!! WE WILL GET TOGETHER, TELL YOU ALL THE NEW THINGS GOING ON, MAP OUT A PLAN FOR THE FUTURE AND HAVE REFRESHMENTS!
Due to COVID Restrictions and for the health and safety of our patrons Moon Theatre has decided to delay the premiere of MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS to March 2021. As we get closer to the beginning of the new year we will be posting new times and dates. Moon Theatre is so grateful for the Cast and Crew and Director and Assistant Director who have been so dedicated to hang in there until we can safely stage this production. Also for the wonderful Staff at the Rialto Theater who have worked so hard to accommodate the changes to our schedule.
Please keep checking our website details and times for our traveling Christmas Show that will be happening around the Berthoud Community this Holiday Season. We will be appearing in the four Berthoud parks to bring a safe and socially distanced show to the Berthoud Community.
MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS is set to premiere Thursday September 3 2020 at the Rialto Theater in Loveland. The evening performance starts at 7:30 pm and will be followed by performances Friday September 4 at 7:30, Saturday September 5, Matinee at 3:30 pm and evening at 7:30 pm and Sunday Matinee at 3:30 pm.
This incredible cast was ready to go for the April performance dates but since the stay at home order they have continued to rehearse through Zoom Meetings and are raring to go to bring this energetic comedy to local audiences.
Moon Theatre is committed to working with the Rialto Theater to ensure that any and all COVID safety guidelines are observed so that patrons can relax and have a fun night of comedy and entertainment.
MOON THEATRE COMPANY’S PRODUCTION OF MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3RD THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6TH 2020.
Moon Theatre Company in cooperation with the Rialto Theater has moved their performances to a later date so that all may stay safe and healthy. We are looking forward to staging this hilarious comedy over the Labor Day Weekend and are looking forward to celebrating the return of live theater to the Loveland and Northern Colorado areas. We want to give a huge shout out to Steve Lemmon, the Theater Manager at the Rialto who has worked diligently to find new dates for us, as well as our wonderful Director, Assistant Director, Cast and Crew who have said that they are in it for the long haul and sticking with us until we can bring this production to life.
On Friday September 4th we will be partying in style after the performance with a Friday Night Gala where audience members will meet the cast and crew.
Please put us on your calendar for Labor Day Weekend!!
Producer David O. Selznick (Daryl Branson) has a problem. His latest film, the big-budget melodrama “Gone With The Wind,” is stalled in production because of an overlong and unusable screenplay. In desperation, Selznick pulls in director Victor Fleming (Byron Thompson) and Hollywood’s best screenwriter and script doctor Ben Hecht (Justin Regan) and locks the three of them in a room to do the impossible – rewrite the script of “Gone With The Wind” in just five days. Guarded by Selznick’s loyal assistant Miss Poppenguhl (Jennifer Scheidies), the team has an epic in the making – but will it drive them all bananas first?
DON’T MISS THIS HILARIOUS SHOW! CALL THE RIALTO THEATER NOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS! 970-962-2120
MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS CAST GETS UNDERWAY!!
The Moonlight and Magnolias cast is rehearsing daily! This amazing cast of talented people is getting ready to bring theater goers a look back to the late 1930’s as Ben Hecht and Victor Flemming try to right the wrongs of the Gone With The Wind script. Held captive by David O Selznick in his office the three men try to pound out a decent script for what would be come one of the greatest selling movies of all time!
“Picture this gang! ” Daryl Branson as David O Selznick says, “Scarlett shows up at the Bar B Que dressed in green!”
Byron Thompson as the indomitable Victor Flemming “Oh yes! Then Scarlett shoots the Yankee right in front of Melanie!!”
Justin Regan as Ben Hecht: “I’m not convinced! I haven’t read the book but this all seems crazy! Scarlett does what with Ashley?” And Jennifer Scheidies as Miss Poppenghul says” “I just want to go home Mr. Selznick”
Don’t miss this non stop crazy comedy!!! Get your tickets now!!!!
MEET THE CAST OF MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
Director Brie Michaels has put together a most talented cast from all over Northern Colorado for Moon Theatre Company’s April show about the writing of Gone With The Wind. Some of the cast have been involved in previous productions and some brand new to Moon Theatre.
Justin Regan, who is new to Moon Theater will be playing Ben Hecht, the fixer that David O Selznick calls in to improve on his screen play of Gone With The Wind. Justin has worked all over the Colorado area and Moon is so pleased to have him in this production.
Jennifer Marcy Scheidies will portray the long suffering secretary to David O Selznick. Jennifer has been seen all over Northern Colorado in a variety of amazing roles and we are so excited to see her bring Miss Poppenghul to life.
Byron Thompson, also new to Moon Theatre will be the intense and dedicated Victor Flemming the Director of Gone With The Wind. Byron will be very familiar to audiences all over Northern Colorado as well and we are thrilled to be able to work with him.
In the role of David O Selznick will be Daryl Branson. Daryl has lent his talents to Moon Theatre many times before and to many other theater companies in the area. His most recent appearance was as the drunk Priest in Tony and Tina’s Wedding. Daryl is always a treat to watch for Northern Colorado theater goers.
Scott Rochat and Mark Lewis have also come on board for this production. Scott as Assistant Director to Brie and Mark as the Stage Manager. Theresa Collins will lend her many talents as the Set Designer, and Glenn Miller who will design the sound.
Please check back as we highlight all of these amazing people who will give this production life as we move toward out April 17th Opening at the Rialto Theater in Loveland!