The Flagler Playhouse will close its 2012-2013 season with the Mel Brooks Broadway smash hit “The Producers,” opening Friday, April 12, for ten shows, including a special Thursday night show, April 18. Show times are 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
“The Producers,” directed by Michael Beaman, with musical director Curtis Powell, is the satiric story about two partners who attempt to scam a small fortune by producing the worst musical of all time. The book by Brooks and Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Brooks, won 12 Tony Awards.
Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and can be purchased by calling the box office, 586-0773.
Flagler Playhouse is located at 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.
Kiwanis Club honors April and May Seniors of the Month
The Flagler/Palm Coast Kiwanis Club recognized the Kiwanis Seniors of the Month for April and May.
Brandon Corder was selected by Matanzas High School as their Senior of the Month for April. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Leo Club and the Matanzas Band. Corder volunteers by being a band mentor at Indian Trails Middle School and a coach for Special Olympics. He has been accepted to the University of Florida, where he plans to major in biology and pre-med. Corder is also an AP Scholar of Distinction.
The Senior of the Month for May from Matanzas was Liezelle Calina. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Science National Honor Society and Leo Club. Calina volunteers with the Girl Scouts and the Special Olympics. She was recognized as an AP Scholar with distinction and is employed by the Kumon Math and Reading Center. Calina plans to major in biomedical sciences to become a doctor of veterinary medicine or an occupational therapist.
Agatha Sokolska was the Kiwanis Senior of the Month for April for Flagler Palm Coast High School. She is president of the Thespian Drama Club, a member of the National Honor Society, a Future Problem Solver and a member of the Formality Choir. Sokolska was in Flagler Playhouse productions of “Hairspray” and “Putnam County Spelling Bee” and is a member of the Junior Medical Reserve Corp. Sokolska works at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and hopes major in theater and international relations.
The Senior of the Month for May for Flagler Palm Coast High School is Katie Young. She has served as president of the FFA in 2011 and 2012. Young competed in the Florida FFA Parliamentary Procedure contests at both the district and state levels and has shown livestock at the Flagler County Fair for the past six years. She is a member of the Student Government Association and has been a member of the varsity girls lacrosse team for three years. Her volunteer work has been with the Agriculture Museum, Cracker Day and participating in beach cleanups. Young plans to major in astrophysics or economics.
Newman recognized by Gov. Scott
Belle Terre Elementary School teacher and Flagler County teacher of the year ColleenNewman was awarded the Governor’s Shine Award by Florida Governor Rick Scott.
Newman, a first-grade teacher and has been teaching for nine years, and is one of six teachers to be honored.
"Teaching is not just my career, it has become who I am,” she said. “I believe it is a teacher's job to inspire lifelong learners, and that is what I look forward to doing each time I enter my classroom.”