The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee June 18-21 & 25-28
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee centers on a fictional spelling bee set in Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. 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. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this Bee is one unforgettable experience.
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 fast-paced crowd-pleaser and an instant audience favorite.
Northern Star Theatre Company 12 W. Marshall St. Rice Lake, WI 54868 715-736-4444 firstname.lastname@example.org