THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

22 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

LAUNCESTON MUSICAL SOCIETY

 

THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Music & Lyrics by WILLIAM FINN
Book by RACHEL SHEINKIN
Conceived by REBECCA FELDMAN 
Additional Material by Jay Reiss

 

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences with its effortless wit and humour. With a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching story 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. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced crowd pleaser and an instant theatre patron favourite.

 

Originally produced on Broadway by David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo Barrington Stage Company, Second Stage Theatre.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).

All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

Venue

EARL ARTS CENTRE

Dates

Friday 22 June, 8pm
Saturday 23 June, 2pm 
Saturday 23 June, 8pm 
Sunday 24 June, 4pm
Wednesday 27 June, 8pm 
Thursday 28 June, 8pm 
Friday 29 June, 8pm 
Saturday 30 June, 2pm 
Saturday 30 June, 8pm

Tickets / Prices

Premium $55
(includes voucher for free drink & program)
Full $45
Child 4-16yrs $30
Concession* $40
Full Time Student $30
Group 8+ $40

 

*Concessions available for Seniors, Pensioners & Healthcare Card holders.

 

Reserved seating

 

A processing fee of $6 applies to tickets purchased online. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket fee, which will be applied at the end of your purchase.

A delivery charge of $4 applies if you choose to have your tickets posted to your address.

Presented By

Launceston Musical Society

Notes

No Babes in Arms

No filming or photography permitted.

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