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Before School Censors: When Mockingbird‘s Harper Lee Spoke Proudly of Flagler County

| November 1, 2010

In 2002, Harper Lee addressed Flagler County proudly when her book was the centerpiece of county-wide events. The school district’s censoring of the play this month contrasts sharply with that progressive history.

Dracula Brings Fangs, Foes and a Costume Contest to the Flagler Auditorium

| October 30, 2010

If Stephenie Meyer could turn teen sighs and stares into a 2,000-page epic, why not make a ballet of Bram Stoker’s Dracula? Gainsville’s Dance Alive National Ballet brings that production to the Flagler Auditorium for a Halloween special.

Citing Vague Fears, School District Suppresses Stage Production of To Kill a Mockingbird

| October 28, 2010

Students and faculty had no issues with the production’s use of the word “nigger,” as in the book and the movie. A Palm Coast city councilman and other unnamed “community members” did, leading FPC Principal and Superintendent Janet Valentine to censor the play.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” Launches Flagler Playhouse’s 32nd Season

| October 21, 2010

The play and the movie of the “rock opera” were charged up with controversy in 1971 and 1973. These days, “Jesus Christ Superstar” is a nostalgic bath of 70s music and only quaint hints of subversion.

Ed Asner Takes on FDR at Flagler Auditorium

| April 8, 2010

Ed Asner channels his liberal sensibilities as “FDR” in a one-man show on Roosevelt’s four-term presidency (and longer affair).



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