Austrian Times RSS FeedsLike the Austrian Times Facebook page!Follow us on Twitter!


Events for October
M T W T F S S
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
Add your event FREE

Today

Videos


BurgKino

Pub Quiz everyTuesday at Johnny's Pub

Popular in Austria


Cosmo&Nanu

Moonlight and Magnolias on at the English Theatre

The English Theatre in Vienna is putting on a production of Ron Hutchinson's Moonlight and Magnolias between 31 March and 10 May.

Set in Hollywood in 1939, the comedy Moonlight and Magnolias tells the real life story of producer David Selznick's rush to get a script together and save the film production of 'Gone with the Wind', the world's most eagerly anticipated movie that is at risk of being scrapped.

Set over five days in Selznick's apartment, he and two colleagues frantically attempt to rewrite the novel 'Gone with the Wind' into a screenplay. With top writer Ben Hecht on his side, Selznick thinks that it will no problem at all to turn around the script in just a few days. That is until it turns out Hecht is one of the only people in America who has never read the book and has no idea of the plot.

Eating nothing but peanuts and bananas, Selznick, together with director Victor Fleming, then attempts to re-enact the whole of Gone with the Wind for Hecht's benefit and a mad marathon creative session begins.

Nominated for the 2004 Joseph Jefferson Award for New York, Moonlight and Magnolias has been well received, despite Hutchinson being more well known for his TV and Film screenplays.

Now there is a chance to see the play at the English Theatre in the eight district of Vienna. To find out more or buy tickets visit www.englishtheatre.at, email tickets@englishtheatre.at or call +43 1 402 12 60 0

Austrian Times


Are you on Facebook? Like the Austrian Times on Facebook and win great prizes!


Cosmo and Nanu
ORF Watch

Tag cloud:
Fleming  tickets  Magnolias  benefit  Hutchinson  director  Moonlight  Selznick  Theatre  enact  screenplay  Hecht  marathon  English  englishtheatre  Wind  production  script  Vienna  Victor

Latest News

 

Halloween At The Zoo
Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.

Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.

Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.

Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".

MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.

Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

Mega-Station Opens
There was a festival atmosphere as Bundespresident Heinz Fischer opened Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof Friday morning.

Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.

Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.

 


Mala Vrata

The most popular stories –
last 7 days



Don't moan alone, the Ombudsman Investigates.

Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.

Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.


Austrian Zimmers