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1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
Ended 20 Jan 2008 after 2 years
In the Tony Award-winning new musical THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser.
Six young people on the edge of puberty strive to become adults in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee--the funny, tender, sardonic musical by the composer of Falsettos. These outsiders use competition to define themselves, apart from their crazy families, while their struggle to escape childhood is overseen by grown-ups who never completely succeeded in escaping it themselves.
Previews from: 15 April 2005
Opening night: 2 May 2005
Closing night: 20 January 2008
25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee is approriate for children of all ages. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Circle in the Square Theater.
1 hour 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
9 reviews, average rating: (3.8 Stars)
We saw the show on June 4 and loved every minute of it. I got to be a co... more
Went with my 17 year old daughter - she loved it - we both did! Had us cry... more
I was the cellist who played the Boston run of Spelling Bee. I've played ... more
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