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Lyric Theatre's Thelma Gaylord Academy - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Join Lyric's Thelma Gaylord Academy for a production of the Tony Award winning musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! With four new audience members joining the show for each production and two separate casts of 9 insanely talented students, the show is guaranteed to be a delightful theatrical experience with a fresh feel each performance.

From Music Theatre International... "Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. 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. 

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." 

Tickets available at www.thelmagaylordacademy.com and at the box office!