The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Upstage Productions Proudly Presents:
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Show Dates: November 8-10 at 7:30pm

Ticket Prices: General Admission $15. Students/Seniors: $12.

Location: Hudson High School Auditorium

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Six awkward spelling champions learn that winning (and losing) isn’t everything.

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! At least the losers get a juice box.

A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius. The small cast and unit set make this a perfect option for high schools or community theatres. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced crowd pleaser and an instant theatre patron favorite.

Directed by Michele A. Pierro
Musical Direction by Andrea Mastrianni
Choreography by Danielle Marisa DeLamater

The Cast

Rona Lisa Peretti – Christina Kokonis-Viggers
Douglas Panch – Don Dolan
Mitch Mahoney – Andrew Stein
William Barfée – Riley McClarnon
Olive Ostrovski – Danielle Marisa DeLamater
Logainne Schwartzandgrubeniere – Betsy Rees
Chip Tolentino – Adam Harrison
Marcy Park – Candace Wood
Leaf Coneybear – Shane Heiser