On Stage

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Reneé G. O’Leary FUNdraiser
Jun 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24,25 @ 8pm / Jun 12, 19 @ 2pm /2022

music & lyrics by William Finn
book by Rachel Sheinkin
conceived by Rebecca Feldman
directed by Zachary Jackson 
music directed by Penny Carmack
with the acting talents of Genevieve Aucoin, Meg Barton, Sara Brick, Richard Cohen, Lindsay Hamilton, Zack Jackson, Samantha Jenkins, Walt Osborne , Gabby Rambo, Nick Renna, Bill Swezey 
special appearance of Reneé G. O’leary

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.

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 delightful den of comedic genius. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced crowd pleaser and an instant theatre patron favorite.

Tickets On Sale: 5/25/22 at 12:00 pm