FlaglerLive | January 15, 2016
“Working,” the musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1974 best-selling book on the American workplace, takes the stage at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre Jan. 15 through 24.
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FlaglerLive | February 2, 2016
The initial project will consist of a 32,000 square-foot open-air arts and culture pavilion center and a small enclosed venue that’ll double up as an event center for meetings and small events.
FlaglerLive | January 13, 2016
The Flagler Film Festival’s third edition features 47 films from 150 submissions this year, and starts Friday at Palm Coast’s Hilton Garden Inn, running through Sunday.
FlaglerLive | November 26, 2015
Thicke, the Canadian-born actor, TV theme song composer and talk show host known for his role as the dad on the sitcom “Growing Pains,” is starring in the touring musical about a toy shop threatened with closure.
FlaglerLive | November 18, 2015
A joint meeting between the school board and the auditorium board revealed a wish-list of costly needs that would require the district to shift dollars and priorities toward the auditorium. First, school board members want more clarity on those needs.
FlaglerLive | November 5, 2015
Annie Gaybis as the sweet but ditzy Billie Dawn is at the heart of Garson Kanin’s 1946 Broadway play, “Born Yesterday,” staged for one night only as a fund-raiser for the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s Raise the Roof Campaign, on Nov. 13 in Marineland.
FlaglerLive | May 3, 2015
The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s 30th major concert in 10 years features a collaboration with the FPC band in a full symphonic rendition of Santana’s “Smooth,” among some 18 pieces to be performed Monday evening at the Flagler Auditorium.
FlaglerLive | July 18, 2014
Flagler Film Festival Co-Founder Kathy Barry can’t figure it out: of 65 film submissions so far for the January festival, only 20 are from Florida, and none from Flagler-Palm Coast, though she wants the involvement of the much-vaunted video department at FPC.
FlaglerLive | April 25, 2014
Last year’s Picnics and Pops concert in Palm Coast’s Central Park had to be cancelled because of rain. The Jacksonville Symphony is bringing essentially the same program that was rained out, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara.
FlaglerLive | January 20, 2014
It’s the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra as you’ve never heard it before in two end-of-month concerts, with a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper on Jan. 24-25, and Dr. Seuss’s “The Sneetches” on Jan. 26.
FlaglerLive | November 21, 2013
Aside from “Urinetown,” its last play of the current season, the Flagler Playhouse’s offerings hew to traditional crowd-pleasers, which keeps seats filled, though the community theater’s leaders are interested in experimenting beyond their comfort zone.
FlaglerLive | April 11, 2013
Comedian Steve Solomon grew up in Brooklyn, taught physics and lived through the nightmare of being a school administrator in Long Island before finding fortune on the stand-up comedy circuit. He sat down for an interview with FlaglerLive before his show at the Auditorium on Friday, April 12.
FlaglerLive | April 4, 2013
The final performance of the Stetson University Concert Choir in this academic year will be on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., on the DeLand campus.
FlaglerLive | January 11, 2013
The Great American Songbook, taking the Flagler Auditorium stage tonight, is the sort of period show ideally tuned to local demographics: older ears waxing nostalgic for the days when Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Judy Garland—as opposed to Rihana, Taylor Swift and Flo Rida—ruled the charts.
FlaglerLive | May 26, 2012
Donald McCullough is the celebrated choral director and composer of the Holocaust Cantata, and for over a decade the director of the the Master Chorale of Washington at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
FlaglerLive | April 29, 2012
The Flagler Youth Orchestra on Saturday performed at three of Palm Coast’s assisted and independent living facilities in memory of Jonathan May, its founder and music director, who died in 2010.
FlaglerLive | April 15, 2012
“Fiddler on the Roof,” a timeless classic rendered quite effectively by Stephen Pigman’s third production at the Flagler Playhouse, is the theater company’s final play of the 2012 season. A review.
FlaglerLive | November 2, 2011
The free concert by the Cornell Gunter’s Coasters of “Charlie Brown” and “YaketyYak” fame at 7 p.m. will follow an hour’s celebration and remembrances by local officials who lit the way of the Flagler Auditorium’s growth.
FlaglerLive | September 23, 2011
John Sbordone’s production of “The Laramie Project” and the Flagler Playhouse’s “Spelling Bee” musical are enough to briefly spoil serious and less than theater lovers this weekend. Take advantage.
FlaglerLive | February 22, 2011
John Sbordone and Diane Ellertsen had been associated with the transformation of the erratic Little Theater of Palm Coast into the successful Flagler Playhouse, including unparalleled sell-out shows this season. They resigned over differences with the Playhouse board of directors.
FlaglerLive | January 21, 2011
In “Hairspray,” gaudiness and 1962 have never been so much fun. The Flagler Playhouse is reviving the 2002 Broadway musical with a cast of 45 and a parade of showstopping kitsch.
FlaglerLive | December 2, 2010
With arts funding in free fall in Florida, the Flagler Auditorium’s series of concerts, performances, art showings and auctions Dec. 8-12, half of them free, will raise money to help art programs in Flagler schools.
FlaglerLive | November 14, 2010
Staring with FPC’s courageous thespians, the visual and performing arts had a fabulous Saturday in Flagler, with two gallery openings and two local theater productions. That’s what the county’s unbound cultural scene should be about.