The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 2013-2014 season with this hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst.

When: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Where: 805-965-5935

Cost: $8 - $24

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Performance art, Theater


The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to open the 2013-2014 season with the quirky musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, and additional material by Jay Reiss. Directed by R. Michael Gros and Musical Direction by David Potter, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show’s Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will feature Madelyn Adams, Lilli Babb, Brian Harwell, Miller James, Emily Jewell, Skyler Jones, Whitney Claire Kaufman, Allison Lewis, Tad Murroughs and Taylor Winfield Babcock.

Performances will be in the newly-remodeled Garvin Theatre, July 12-27, 2013, Thursday through Saturday @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 2pm, with Previews on July 10 & 11 @ 7:30pm. The Sunday, July 14, 2pm performance will be live-captioned for the hearing-impaired. All performances have the assisted listening system available and the Garvin Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Ticket prices are: Previews $16 general/$13 seniors/$8 students, Thursday evening and Sunday matinees $22 general/$17 seniors/$12 students, Friday and Saturday evenings $24 general/$19 seniors/$15 students. Parking is free and near the Theatre.

For information or reservations call the Garvin Theatre Box Office at 805-965-5935 or purchase tickets online at

Phone: 805-965-5935

Event posted July 12, 2013
Last updated July 15, 2013


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