The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, May 12–15, 19–22, 2016
music & lyrics by William Finn; book by Rachel Sheinkin; conceived by Rebecca Feldman; additional material by Jay Reiss
This Tony®-award winning play has charmed audiences across the country. An eclectic group of six almost-teens vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the youth spell their way through a series of what sound like made-up words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. At least the losers get a juice box. A riotous ride, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.
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