The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Presented by Southland Area Theatre Ensemble

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3 & 8 p.m.
Tickets: $28

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Music & Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman 

 F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C! The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is the musical story of how 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. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created 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 is a roller coaster of music, dance, heart and fun. Join us at the B-E-E!

Special Event - Tuesday, January 24
Wine for Arts: Sip, Buy, Support Your Center
Grape & Grain Co. - 18031 Dixie Hwy, Homewood, IL 60430

Join us for light appetizers and a sneak peek of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Fill your wine cellar for 2017, and support the Center at the same time. Grape & Grain has generously offered to donate 15% of all wine (or beer) purchases back to the Center.
RSVP by January 20 to 708.235.2812.


Danna Bohne as Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre

Julie Martin as Olive Ostrovsky

Maria Barwegen as Rona Lisa Perretti / Olive's Mom

Meghan Hoyt as Marcy Park

Jeffrey Weingartner as Chip Tolentino / Dan's Dad

Aaron Mitchell Reese as Mitch Mahoney / Jesus

Tyler McMahon as William Barfee

Brandon Willard as Leaf Coneybear / Olive's Dad / Carl's Dad

Scott Sowinski as Vice Principal Douglas Panch

Directed by J.R. Rose




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