Opens March 3:
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Additional Material by Jay Reiss
Directed by Jeffery Lesniak
Choreographed by Rikki Howie Lacewell
Produced by Jenna Jones Paradis
Winner of both Tony and Drama Desk awards, this musical features an
eclectic ensemble of tween characters who vie for the spelling championship
of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and heartfelt angst,
these adolescents spell their way through a series of esoteric words in a
quest to avoid the soul-crushing, pout-inducing "ding" of the bell which
signals a mistake and necessitates a quick exit from the competition. With
it's fast-paced and wildly funny, yet poignant, script and a truly fresh
score, this bee is a riotous ride complete with audience participation.
With: Jim Adams, John Carter, Shane Conrad, Todd Hines, Christa Kronser,
Marie Nearing, Pamela Northrup, Rachel Pino-Elliott, and Joey Rolandelli
March 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 at 8PM
March 12, 19 at 2PM
Ticket prices: $25 General Admission, $22 Students/Seniors/Military, $14 Youth (12 and under with adult)
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Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt MD 20770
Greenbelt Arts Center is a 100-seat blackbox theater, with plenty of free on-site parking.
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