The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Check out photos from the Tony-Award winning musical comedy which runs November 15 through 23 in the Annie Russell Theatre.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee captures the heart of everyone who has felt like an outsider, overachiever, or both. Zachary Uliasz '15, Mikayla Phillips '16, Taylor Sorrel '14, James Blaisdell '17, Isabella Miyares '14, and Meg Beck '17 play six quirky young students who anxiously await their turn to prove their spelling prowess as they tumble through the tricky pubescent moments of adolescence. 

Music & Lyrics by William Finn

Book by Rachel Sheinkin

Directed by Missy Barnes, associate professor of theater arts

Musical Direction by Jamey Ray, lecturer in music