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Ormond Beach Observer Friday, Jul. 12, 2013 6 years ago

Daytona Playhouse: 18 Ormond Beachers fly away to Neverland


The Daytona Playhouse will open an Ormond Beach resident-heavy production next week; local beach-country band to play next Summer Sounds show; and more.


Directed by Ormond Beach’s Kathy Thompson, “Captain Hook’s Revenge” will debut July 20 at the Daytona Playhouse, 100 Jessamine Blvd., starring 18 locals.

The musical comedy, by Richard Coleman, takes place on Captain Hook’s birthday — and all the pirate wants this year is to get Peter Pan. Shows will be July 20, 21, 27 and 28.

Dress up as a pirate, fairy or princess and grab a ticket — $5 for kids under 18 years old, and $10 for adults.

Auditions for “Said the Spider to the Spy,” by Fred Carmichael, will also take place 7 p.m. July 21 and 22. Five females, ages 25-55, and four males, 30-60, are needed for the September show.

Call 255-2431. Box office hours are 2-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Around town …

Island Hillbilly’s will perform “beach country” music 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Rockefeller Gardens Park, for the city’s second show in its free Summer Sounds concert series. The third and final show will be July 26. Call 676-3241.

The Center for the Visually Impaired Transition program hosted more than 100 guests at the end of June, for a performance luncheon at the Palmetto Club, in Daytona Beach. The program, for ages 14-21, helps blind or visually impaired residents become independent and adjust socially. The next bi-monthly luncheon will be in August. Call 253-8879, or visit

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