Flagler College Theatre Arts students in musical
St. Augustine, Fla. â€” Flagler Collegeâ€™s Theatre Arts department will be performing â€œThe Spitfire Grill,â€ an American musical that explores life at a crossroads, transitions and new beginnings,Â March 9-13Â at Lewis Auditorium.
The musical, written by James Valcq and Fred Alley, is based on the 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff and follows a womanâ€™s journey out of prison and to a small town in Wisconsin. The lead character Percy (performed by Flagler student Sissy Hofaker, finds herself working at Hannahâ€™s Spitfire Grill, a restaurant that has been on the real estate market for years. Percy proposes to the owner Hannah (played by senior Jennifer London) a raffle as a creative way to sell the business, and when the entries start to roll in, life takes a positive turn.
The rest of the cast includes students Dustin Delgross (Caleb), Brian Matthews (Joe), Megan Williams (Effy), Rebecca Woods (Shelby) and Will Windle (Eli). Understudies include Will Windle (Eli/Caleb), Alison Zador (Percy and Shelby), Josh Stephens (Joe) and Amelia Temple (Hannah/Effy).
The creative team (direction, design, publicity and music) includes Assistant Professor Kip Taisey, Associate Professor Paul Denayer, Jillian Cicalese, Rhian Franchebois, Kayla Lindsay, Dusti Winters, Liv Levine Woods, Joanna Constantine and Michelle Henning. The production team includes Keira McDonald, Mykala Bazzell and Gwendolyn Ray.
The play, presented by special permission of publisher Samuel French, will be performed in Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St.,Â March 9, 10, 11 and 12 atÂ 7:30 p.m.,Â andÂ March 13 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $15 general admission, available online atÂ flagler.universitytickets.com. Tickets may also be purchased directly at the box office beginningÂ March 7,Â MondayÂ throughÂ Friday,Â 12:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain. Students (non-Flagler students) with their ID may receive a discounted $5 ticket. Flagler faculty, staff and students may obtain one free ticket directly at the box office. The box office phone number isÂ 904-826-8600.
For more information on â€œThe Spitfire Grillâ€ or the Flagler College Department of Theatre Arts, please contact Andrea McCook, Theater Arts Department Chair atÂ 904-819-6401Â orÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.