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Faculty + Staff Night at Carthage Theatre’s ‘Flora the Red Menace’ May 2

  • “Flora the Red Menace” poster
    “Flora the Red Menace” poster

By

Staff Council

April 23, 2019

Staff Council invites all employees to attend the Theatre Department’s production of “Flora the Red Menace,” on Thursday, May 2. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Wartburg Theatre. The music for the production comes from the iconic musical theatre duo John Kander and Fred Ebb.

Prior to the performance, staff and faculty are invited to a wine and cheese reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 105 of the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business.

Each faculty and staff member who RSVPs will receive two free tickets to this event. Additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate. If you need additional tickets, please send an email to staffcouncil@carthage.edu, and we will work with the Fine Arts box office to procure your tickets.

No need to reserve tickets yourself! Staff Council has a reserved block of seats and will pass out tickets prior to the performance.

If you plan to attend this event, please RSVP here by Thursday, April 25.

About “Flora the Red Menace”

At the height of the Great Depression, headstrong future fashion designer Flora Mezaros desperately searches for employment, applying for jobs at different department stores in New York until she finds herself at Garrett and Mellick’s. There she meets Harry Toukarian, a handsome and shy young artist who’s a member of the Communist Party. Flora’s world is looking up as she gets the job at Garrett and Mellick’s, and realizes she is falling in love with Harry. But now Flora finds herself torn between her career and her commitment to Harry and his cause. Will she be able to balance both sides of her life, or will she ultimately have to choose? Find out in this classic 1965 treasure by iconic musical theatre duo John Kander and Fred Ebb.