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Great Text Reading - We're taking a break

Come read a play with us!

On the last Monday of every month people meet in Q's drawing room to read a play they may have heard of but not necessarily have read. Writer's come to see how the greats wrote, actors come to play multiple parts and theatre lovers come because it keeps them in touch with the art form. It is open all and everyone takes turns in playing characters from the play. Discussions ensue after over tea and biscuits.

In the month of October, we read Ron Hutchinson's "Moonlight & Magnolias -
1939 Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down produc-tion of his new epic, , a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell s novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn t work. So what s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film s stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of . Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time.
We will be taking a break from Great Text in November (cause we'll be choco-o-block with Thespo 13) and December (owing to the new year). We will be back  on 30th January 2012. See you then!!!!