Musical Comedy Explores Inner Lives of “Bee” Contestants
by Sean Flynt
The Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series at Samford University will present
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Nov. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Harrison Theatre on the Samford campus.
The Tony Award–winning musical comedy by William
Finn,based on a book by Rachel Sheinkin, tells the story of a fictional
middle-America spelling bee, the six adolescents whocompete and three
hilariously insecure adults.
The play takes full advantage of the ability to put individual
characters in the spotlight, exploring their thoughts, hopes and home
Tickets are $12 (adult), $9 (55+) and $6 (student/child)
For tickets and information call (205) 726-2853