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'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' - April 24-27

Wednesday – Saturday, ?April 24-27
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Book by Rachel Sheinkin; additional ?material by Jay Reiss; originally conceived by Rebecca Feldman; Music and lyrics by William Finn; Directed by Linda Sabo; Choreography by Linda Sabo and Guy Mannick; Musical direction by Richard Church
Black Box Theatre, Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m.

This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six young people in the throes of puberty vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show’s Tony Award-winning team created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes; a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time.

Admission: $12 or Elon ID. Reservations highly recommended and will be taken beginning April 17 by calling (336) 278-5650.

Eric Townsend,
1/26/2013 10:35 AM