Dakota Stage Presents

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

October 10 - October 20, 2024
Dakota Stage Playhouse

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

October 10 - October 20, 2024

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About the Show

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

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 a champion! At least the losers get a juice box.

Age Recommendation

We recommend this show for ages 13 and up.

Auditions

Audition Days

August 11, 2024: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 12, 2024: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteers

Volunteer information to be posted at a later date

Production Team

Production Staff to be announced at a later date

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