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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Music by William Finn


Press Release

June 10-12, 16-19, 23-26, June 30-July 3 at 8 pm
June13, 19, 20, 26, 27, July 3 & 4 at 3 pm


"Effortlessly endearing."The New York Times

Brush off your dictionary and join us for a d-e-l-i-g-h-t-f-u-l Tony-Award winning musical romp that is a perfect show for visitors to Brown County! Six misfit adolescents compete for the coveted first prize in the annual spelling Bee, run by three quirky adults. C-h-a-r-m-i-n-g, toe tapping, r-o-l-l-i-c-k-i-n-g and full of giggles galore! Who knows? YOU may be invited onstage! [Note from your box office - not to be confused with an actual spelling bee held in Putnam County Indiana].

Visit us on the 4th of July for a show at 3:00 pm, which will give you plenty of time for shopping, dinner, an ice cream, and plenty of time for your favorite fireworks!


Matt Birdsong (Chip Tolentino)

Lovlee Carroll (Olive Ostrovsky)

Stephanie Cohen (Marcy Park)

Henry A. McDaniel III (Douglas Panch)

Matthew Martin (William Barfeé)

Susan Owen, AEA, (Rona Peretti)

Erick Pinnick, AEA, (Mitch Mahoney)

Russell Stout (Leaf Coneybear)

Mandy Striph (Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre)

Production Team

Jonathan Michaelsen (Director)

Terry LaBolt (Musical Director)

George Pinney (Choreographer)

Katie McDermott (Scenic Designer)

Robbie Stanton (Costume Designer)

Christopher Wood (Lighting Designer)

Colin Shay (Sound Designer)

Steven Workman (Technical Director)

Nathan Garrison, ADA, (Stage Manager)

Joseph Fernandez, Jr. (Assistant Stage Manager)

Christopher Lee (Assistant Stage Manager)