This evening, American Stage offers one of two previews of its new production, Moonlight and Magnolias. The comedy is a tribute to the making of Gone with the Wind and is based on the true-life trials and tribulations that occurred when movie mogul David O. Selznick decided to re-work the script with help from screenwriter Ben Hecht and director Victor Fleming. Christopher Swan, Matthew McGee, Bryan Barter and Susan O'Grady star; Drew Fracher directs. Jan. 16-Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., 3 and 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., American Stage, 211 Third St. S., St. Petersburg, $22 previews (Jan. 16-17)/$35 opening night (Jan. 18)/$26-$32 all other times ($10 student rush tickets available 30 minutes prior to curtain), 727-823-1600,americanstage.org.