The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
March 5 to April 3, 2021
Underground at the Hilberry
Music by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin. Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Additional Material by Jay Reiss. Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine.
Originally produced on Broadway by David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman,
Patrick Catullo | Barrington Stage Company, Second Stage Theatre
✅ Available as part of a subscription package.
Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced, wildly funny musical. 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, it’s a delightful den of comedic genius.
|Friday, March 5||8pm|
|Saturday, March 6||2pm & 8pm|
|Wednesday, March 10||2pm|
|Thursday, March 11||7pm|
|Friday, March 12||8pm|
|Thursday, March 25||7pm|
|Friday, March 26||8pm|
|Saturday, March 27||2pm & 8pm|
|Sunday, March 28||3pm|
|Friday, April 2||8pm|
|Saturday, April 3||8pm|
Group Discount Available
Enjoy deep discounts when you buy a group of 10 or more tickets!
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