25th ANNUAL PUTNAM CO. SPELLING BEE

07/20/2018 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dunes Summer Theatre
Address: 288 Shady Oak Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

25th ANNUAL PUTNAM CO. SPELLING BEE

Musical by Rachel Sheinkin
Directed by Leigh Selting

July 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and August 3, 4, 5

Performances on Friday/Saturdays at 7PM & Sundays 2 PM CST

This Tony Award winning musical centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the annual Spelling Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. Contestants, who finally get their chance to shine, approach the competition with all ferocity of athletes in a state wide championship game. With each correct spelling, the nerdy, socially awkward, classroom misfits display youthful exuberance. The 24 musical numbers vary from upbeat ensemble pieces to touching solos.

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