The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

September 15 - 25

MainStage

Directed by: 
Tory Malfoy
Marisa Quijano

Conceived by Rebecca Feldman 

Additional Material by Jay Reiss 

Music and Lyrics by William Finn 

Book by Rachel Sheinkin 

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. 

A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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