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Davidson Community Players: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

by | Jun 24, 2021


Don’t miss this fantastic DCP performance at the Armour Street Theatre. Tickets still available for some performances.



Book by Rachel Sheinkin

Music and Lyrics By William Finn

Armour Street Theatre

June 24- July 3

Recommended for ages 12 and up for mature content. 

This Tony Award winner 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. 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.


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