Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical
Six awkward tweens vie for the coveted spelling championship in this H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S Tony Award-winning musical. As they fight to stay in the contest, the students – each with their own quirky and engaging personality – share funny and touching tales from their home lives, ultimately learning that winning isn’t everything. Featuring an addictive original score and riotous competition, SPELLING BEE is an instant musical theatre favorite. THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is presented through special arrAngement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com.
"Effortlessly endearing.... Gold stars all around." – The New York Times
"Delightful confection.... Remarkably effective." – Time Out
"...so generously warm-hearted, only the most bitter misanthrope could resist its charms." – Variety