LocationNorth Texas Performing Arts View map
6121 West Park Boulevard B216,
Thursday, January 31, 7:30pm
Friday, February 1, 7:30pm
Saturday, February 2, 3 and 7:30pm
Sunday, February 3, 1 and 4:30pm
Synopsis: Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 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.
$10 in advance, $12 starting January 28.
Recommended audience age: 13 and older.