In this musical 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.

This hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders 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" contains adult language.

Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin

Produced by Tim Yard
Directed by Jeff Smith
Assisted Directed by Renee Harrington
Music Directed by Kim Padley
Choreography by Reed Steele

Cast
(In order of appearance)
Rona Lisa Peretti - Elizabeth Gibson
Chip Tolentino - Patrick Boyer
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre - MaryAnn Mead
Leaf Coneybear - Colten Kuney
William Barfee - Kevin Harrington
Marcy Park - Amber Breault
Olive Ostrovsky - Tammy Halay
Vice Principal Douglas Panch - Don Dauer
Michelle "Mitch" Mahoney - Leah Smith
Carl Grubenierre - Dan Sifuentes
Dan Schwartz - Robert Mullens
Orchestra
Woodwinds - Dave Romer
Keyboard - Ann Klewer
Synthasizer - Tom Szor
Percussion - Ray Woods
Piano - Kim Padley
Production Team
Stage Manager - Renee Harrington
Costumes - Cast
Lighting Design - Kevin Harrington
Lights - Dawn Yard
Sound Design - Keith Klewer
Tim Yard
Sound - Tim Yard
Set Design - Jeff Smith
Tim Yard
Set Construction & Painting - Lori Bee
Don Dauer
Tammy Halay
Kevin Harrington
Renee Harrington
Dan Sifuentes
Jeff Smith
Leah Smith
Reed Steele
Dawn Yard
Tim Yard
Stage Crew - Renee Harrington
Jason Knotts
Tom Trease
Prompter - Susan Krecioch
Props - Carol Foley
Tickets - Roxie Mlynek
Make-Up - Marlene Guy
Concessions - Marcia Hayes
House Manager - Patti Kasper
Program - Krystle King
Publicity - Marla Wietrzykowski
First Nighter Appreciation - Dianne Davis
Photographer - Tonia Gaborik

Performances
Fassett Auditorium
3025 Starr Avenue
Oregon, OH 43616

Show Dates
April 29, 30 and May 6, 7, 2011
Curtain Time 8:00 P.M.

Matinee
May 1, 2011
Curtain Time 3:00 P.M.

Tickets
Please see our Ticket Information page for more information.


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