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Six awkward spelling champions learn that winning (and losing) isn't everything.
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescent children 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 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 Wins!
At least the losers get a juice box.
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.
A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.
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London SW5 0LJ
Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Chip Tolentino - Aaron Jenson
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere - Lottie Johnson
Leaf Coneybear - Danny Whelan
William Barfee - TJ Lloyd
Marcy Park - Jeannie May
Olive Ostrovsky - Thea Jo Wolfe
Rona Lisa Perretti - Elizabeth Chadwick
Douglas Panch - Michael Watson-Gray
Mitch Mahoney - Inti Conde
Author: Rachel Sheinkin; conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Composer: William Finn
Lyricist: William Finn
Director: Adam Haigh
Set designer: Victoria Francis
Musical direction: Kieran Stallard
Choreography: Adam Haigh
Production: MKEC Productions