Friday, September 17, 2010

Moonlight and Magnolias

Moonlight and Magnolias

GOLDEN THEATER SET IN A GOLDEN AGE

By Chuck Graham
Let the Show Begin
TucsonStage.com

"Moonlight and Magnolias" now at Invisible Theatre is the perfect play-going experience, full of emotional conflict, comedy and truth. Betsy Kruse Craig adds to the fun as director by keeping the pace at neck-snapping speed, zipping punch lines back and forth across the stage until it feels like you're watching one of those Chinese world championship ping-pong matches.
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For Dwayne Palmer, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is his finest performance yet.

Giving away nothing in energy or alacrity, veteran actors Roberto Guajardo as garrulous writer Ben Hecht and Terry Erbe as arrogant director Victor Fleming are happy to push their own roles to equally emotional extremes.

Getting laughs with her rigid propriety is Victoria McGee playing Selznick's obedient secretary.

Read the full review at Moonlight and Magnolias.