An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; bold and hyperallergic spelling William Barfee uses his 'magic foot' to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip is struggling with his burgeoning puberty; easily distracted Leaf is unconvinced that he's smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed by her consistent success; and politically aware Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre only wants to impress her gay dads.
In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition. With an engaging, tuneful score and a sweet, funny book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee causes audiences to fall in love, both with the show itself and its 'perspicacious' 'jocular' and 'effervescent' spellers.
Please note: This show includes mild adult content and a small amount of adult language, not suitable for young children.
- Thursday 08 February 2018, 08.00pm
- Friday 09 February 2018, 08.00pm
- Saturday 10 February 2018, 02.00pm
- Saturday 10 February 2018, 08.00pm
- Thursday 15 February 2018, 08.00pm
- Friday 16 February 2018, 08.00pm
- Saturday 17 February 2018, 02.00pm
- Saturday 17 February 2018, 08.00pm