Don't Miss this Tony Award-winning Musical Comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Published on: February 15, 2013

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeLone Star College-CyFair’s Drama Department kicks off the spring season with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on stage March 1-3.

This is a hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of a quirky, yet charming cast of adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime and for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. 

This production, directed by Matthew Albrecht with music direction by Leslie Rhodes, is recommended for audiences age 12 and older. 

Performances, set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, will be held in the Main Stage Theatre in the Center for the Arts building at 9191 Barker Cypress. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors.

The performing arts season continues with musical entertainment, including “ChamberNChocolate” March 21, “AndAllThatJazz” April 10 and “Gustav Holst’s The Planets” April 18. The next drama production will be “Greater Tuna” April 19- May 5.

For tickets, group sales and information on this season’s events, go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice or call 281.290.5201.