The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

May 25 – June 25 – EXTENDED!

Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

Grab a D-I-C-T-I-O-N-A-R-Y and welcome to Spelling Bee!  This heartfelt Tony-Award winning musical follows a group of wonderfully unique and impassioned adolescents as they compete for the bee championship. Featuring a thrilling score by William Finn, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a joyful night of comedy and quirk that celebrates the pursuit of victory and the gift of being true to oneself.

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