Chapter Two by Neil Simon at Flagler Auditorium Benefiting Arts In Education

Chapter Two by Neil Simon
August 12, 2016

Palm Coast, Florida – July 8, 2016 – An adaptation of Neil Simon’s ‘Chapter Two’ will be presented as a staged reading in Flagler Auditorium’s Black Box Theater for an intimate audience experience to include Viennese pastries and tea. Co-sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom and the Black Box Theater this event will take place on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 7:00pm and Sunday matinee, September 18th, 2016 at 2pm in conjunction with Arts in Education Week; proceeds benefit the Flagler Auditorium Performing Arts Foundation’s Scholarship Fund and Temple Beth Shalom.  


This true comedy classic about how Neil Simon met and wooed Marsha Mason will be directed by seasoned London, NY, and LA director Bruce Heighley. Annie Gaybis brings her professional Broadway stage and screen background as she stars as Marsha; and George will be portrayed by Peter Gutierrez whose talent has been showcased in numerous regional and repertory theaters. Additionally, professional actor (and Flagler County’s own) Jim Bowe will be playing Leo alongside a veteran of Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theater, Peggy Jones as Faye. Tickets are $29. for adults and $18. for students with ID. To purchase tickets visit the website at, come to the box office, or call 866-FLAGLER during business hours Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm.

Arts in Education helps support children in our community with scholarships, band camps, instruments needed, as well as other vital business skills. Celebrating National Arts in Education Week is a way to recognize this impact and share the message with friends, family, and communities. You can show your support of the arts by attending an event, becoming a sponsor or making a tax deductible donation. 


This event is presented in support of the Flagler Auditorium’s mission to enrich lives by providing inspirational and educational cultural experiences to the Northeast Florida Coast.


The Flagler Auditorium Dennis Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center is currently enjoying its 25th anniversary of providing quality, affordable entertainment to the Northeast Florida Coast, as well as supporting arts in education. For interview requests please contact Barrie Michaels, Public Relations and Marketing Manager, at 386-437-7547.