The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


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. A delightful den of comedic genius.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Drayton Arms Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Comedy
Venue: Drayton Arms Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 29 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 16 June 2018
Running time:1 hr 40 mins
Age suitability: 12+

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Synopsis


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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Theatre


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Postal address:
153 Old Brompton Road
London SW5 0LJ

Box office tel: 020 7835 2301

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 29 May 2018

Press night:Thursday 31 May 2018

Closes:Saturday 16 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
-

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£10

Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£12

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Creatives


Author: Rachel Sheinkin, score by William Finn
Director: Adam Haigh
Musical direction: Kieran Stallard
Production: MKEC Productions

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