"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater 2022

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Event Date(s): Fri, 01/21/2022 - 7:00pm - Sat, 01/22/2022 - 9:00pm
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Putnam County Spelling Bee at Ray Evans Theater

Gowanda High School’s Thespian Society is proud to share its musical production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee live and in person at Gowanda's recently restored Historic Hollywood Theater on Friday and Saturday, January 21-22, 2022, at 7 p.m.

Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his “magic foot” to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip is struggling with his burgeoning puberty; easily distracted Leaf is unconvinced that he’s smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed by her consistent success; and politically aware Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre only wants to impress her gay dads.

In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition. With an engaging, tuneful score by William Finn and a sweet, funny book by Rachel Sheinkin, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee causes audiences to fall in love, both with the show itself and its “perspicacious,” “jocular,” and “effervescent” spellers.

Tickets: Adults $8; students/seniors $5.


This event will be held at:

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater
39 W. Main Street
Gowanda, NY 14070
United States
Phone: 716-945-1003
42° 27' 11.6424" N, 78° 56' 5.28" W
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