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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - 2006 - Boston Tickets, News, Info & More

A spoof of the contests that pit children against children to determine who has the best command of their voluminous vocabulary. Among the competitors are the incumbent, Wentworth Miller III, and Grammarcy Park, who placed first in the Math Bee. Presiding over the test are four-time champion Rhona Janet and vice principal Douglas Panch.

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Wilbur Theatre

(Boston, MA)
264 Tremont Street
Boston, MA
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021
The REV Theatre Company's 2021 Season closes with a nostalgic musical tribute – Almost Heaven, the Songs of John Denver. The show runs September 8 – 29 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021
The Department of Theater and Dance at UC Santa Barbara has announced another exciting year of performances, this time back in-person. This season includes everything from unique takes on old classics to new and original works in both theater and dance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of AZUL, Fanny & Stella, Missing Peace and Senior Class featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS (remaining casting to be announced).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) returns to live, in-person performances, opening its 40th anniversary season with the 1940s comedy Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin. Performances take place October 15–November 7, 2021 in the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago (enter on Marshfield).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
The story is compelling and original. Renowned author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has spent years in pursuit of contact with the other side. Famed magician Harry Houdini has been on a parallel journey to debunk the very notion. With the help of the brash and unpredictable medium, Mina Crandon, the two come to the table for one final seance. The baggage all three bring with them results in a chaotic and strange experience that none will ever forget.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
San Francisco’s Landmark Musical Theatre (Jon Rosen, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the opening production of the Company’s upcoming in-person 2021-2022 season, the Tony Award®-winning audience favorite THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) announce the company is resuming live, in-person production with an expanded 40th Anniversary Season. The four-play lineup celebrates genres that have been popular with SSP audiences throughout its history—a classic comedy, a mystery and a musical—and looks to the future with a world premiere comedy co-authored by a company member.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021
THE BLACK COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, an original musical by Michele R. Hampton, directed by Cate  Cammarata, with musical direction by Seth Weinstein, is scheduled for a limited run beginning late  September at Off-Broadway's Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St. NY). 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Durang! consists of four one-act plays written by Christopher Durang and directed by Kristin Towers-Rowles. The plays are For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, 'dentity Crisis, Wanda's Visit, and The Actor's Nightmare.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre in partnership with Greenfield is proud to announce the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Speaker Series. The Series of four events throughout the season kicks off Sunday, October 10, with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Executive Director Tom Viola. Tickets are FREE to the community, but reservations are required.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 31, 2021
We're outlining the pros of 2020/21's most produced high school shows, including insight on the background, roles, songs and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021
According to Educational Theatre Association’s annual high school play survey, The Addams Family, Clue, and Check Please received top billing for the most-produced musical, full-length play, and short play, respectively, during the 2020-2021 school year.
by Emily Noxon - Oct 2, 2021
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is pandemonium, P A N D E M O N I U M, pandemonium.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021
Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2021 Associate Artists – scenic designer Beowulf Boritt, actress Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and costume designer Alejo Vietti.
by Team BWW - Oct 13, 2021
Each week, we'll be highlighting the top virtual show programs from BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag! Want to create a Stage Mag for you own show? To get started on your own program, visit https://stagemag.broadwayworld.com. This week's Stage Mags include Men On Boats - Thunder River Theatre Company, The NeverEnding Story - Children's Theatre of Charleston, Let Me Down Easy - Connecticut College Department of Theater, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Oak Park High School Pavilion.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of Little Duende, Māyā, Private Gomer Jones, and TL;DR featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. This year’s festival will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021 and will be presented as a digital and in-person hybrid.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2021
Diversity. Scandal. Mystery. Truth. The Twentieth Century Way by Tom Jacobson, a historical little-known chapter in Southern California history, returns in dramatic form from October 1 – 31, LGBT+ History Month, to kick off Island City Stage's 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2021
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (she/her - Rent, Wicked, Frozen) and musician YDE (she/her - @notyde on TikTok, “Stopped Buying Diamonds,” “The Haunted Hathaways,” “School of Rock”) appear as mother and daughter in the ensemble cast.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
The Saint Sebastian Players continues its 40th anniversary season with The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard. Performances take place January 14–February 6, 2022 in the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago (enter on Marshfield).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021
San Francisco's Landmark Musical Theatre (Jon Rosen, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce its production and full cast of Music Theatre International's ALL TOGETHER NOW! A GLOBAL EVENT CELEBRATING LOCAL THEATRE, which will be presented for eight performances as their inaugural show at Landmark's new permanent home, Theater 33.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
Julianne Boyd, Founder and Artistic Director of Barrington Stage Company, has announced plans to retire at the end of the 2022 season. The Board of Trustees is conducting a national search for her successor, who will assume leadership in the fall of 2022.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021
Rehearsals for WILD: A Musical Becoming are underway at A.R.T. Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (she/her - Rent, Wicked, Frozen) and musician YDE (she/her - @notyde on TikTok, 'Stopped Buying Diamonds,' 'The Haunted Hathaways,' 'School of Rock') appear as mother and daughter in the ensemble cast.
by Ricky Pope - Nov 26, 2021
There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a cool breeze on a summer day. She’s been directed by James Lapine, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Mantello, Bartlett Sher, and Christopher Ashley, and yet it always looks like she glided on from the wings and just made up something brilliant.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2021
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre in partnership with Greenfield continues the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Speaker Series with it's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. The Series of four events throughout the season continues Sunday, December 5 at 5:00 pm at the Fulton Theatre, with AnnEliza Canning-Skinner (Fairy Godmother), Manna Nichols (Cinderella), and Kalen Robinson (Stepsister Grace). Tickets are FREE to the community, but reservations are required.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021
CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! - The hit solo show from Broadway's KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD, will make it's triumphant post-pandemic return to Joe's Pub on Monday, January 24th at 9:30PM. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
Rehearsals for WILD: A Musical Becoming are underway at A.R.T. Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (she/her - Rent, Wicked, Frozen) and musician YDE (she/her - @notyde on TikTok, 'Stopped Buying Diamonds,' 'The Haunted Hathaways,' 'School of Rock') appear as mother and daughter in the ensemble cast.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
An eclectic group of six tweens vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
BroadwayWorld has learned that director, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist James Lapine has signed with WME in all areas.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021
Theatre Arlington's 49th season will offer great musicals, family-friendly children's programming, prize-winning dramas, hysterical comedies and the return of a favorite holiday show – all on the brand-new, state-of-the-art Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Theatre stage. Debuting in the newly renovated lobby, Theatre Arlington's Club Series will feature the return of Club Cabaret along with the new Comedy Club and Play Reading Club.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Ride the Cyclone: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the critically acclaimed musical that has sold out hit productions across the US and Canada – will be available on CD online and in stores on Friday, December 3 and is now available for pre-order.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2021
smEach month, BWW is spotlighting stage managers from all across the political spectrum, shedding a much-deserved light on the breadth of duties afforded these theatrical jacks-of-all-trades and the heart, hope, and humor they bring to their work. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021
Marking a return to live theater after a 20 month hiatus, Bergen County Players (BCP), one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is thrilled to announce that its doors will reopen beginning November 20 with the rousing musical revue, A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING: A CELEBRATION OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
Listeners will hear the tale of Lorraine Stubenski, a gymnast who once 'lost her balance,' and shockingly failed to qualify for the Olympics; 20 years later, with the help of a newly taking-charge housewife and an Israeli fitness guru learning how to 'make aerobics,' Lorraine must face her onetime gymnastic partner and love interest, the diet-pill pushing Trip Allen, in the only place he might be vulnerable: the National Crystal Light Aerobics Championship, hosted by Alan Thicke.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 21, 2021
Sally Wilfert returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her brand-new show, How Did I End Up Here? She and music director Joseph Thalken take you on a musical journey from innocent Ohio farm girl to acclaimed Broadway songstress. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
The REV Theatre company will continue its special reopening season themed “Reunion, Recovery, Resilience” with its second production – Footloose.  Opening on August 4th, and running through September 1 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park, Footloose returns to the Playhouse for the first time in 18 years.
by Analisa Swerczek - Jul 20, 2021
How do you spell WINNER? If you have an evening to plan and want to spend an evening outside and enjoying live theatre, I recommend you take a trip down to the bee.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Meet the cast of HAMILTON in the West End for the return performances which begin on 19 August 2021 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Skylight Music Theatre today announced a one-day sale for 25% off tickets for Little Shop of Horrors, running November 19, 2021 – January 2, 2022. Little Shop of Horrors was originally planned for the 2020 holiday season, but postponed due to the pandemic.
by Julie Yolles - Jul 20, 2021
It was exactly a year ago that the newly formed professional non-profit Nicely Theatre Group (NTG) was slated to premiere its inaugural show with the musical Pippin. And we all know what happened last year to live theatre productions...
by Nuria Pedret - Aug 4, 2021
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by Ainhoa Hornero - Aug 30, 2021
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by Nicole Rosky - Aug 29, 2021
Break out your books and get your pencils sharpened. Summer is over and it's officially back to school season. BroadwayWorld has gathered 50 of our favorite school-themed showtunes, sung onstage by teachers, students, parents, faculty and everyone in between!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021
This gripping period drama which launched the theatre company's award-winning run in 2012 recounts the true story of two actors who hired themselves out to the Long Beach Police Department in 1914 to entrap 'social vagrants.” 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021
Opening on September 8 at The REV Theatre Company is a special musical tribute – Almost Heaven, the Songs of John Denver. The show runs through September 29 at the historic Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2021
An all new excerpt has been released by Lincoln Center from Jose Llana's special concert for the Philippine Nurses Association of America, performed in Damrosch Park earlier this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
San Francisco’s Landmark Musical Theatre has announced the titles for the Company’s upcoming in-person 2021-2022 season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2021
He helps to renovate the family farmhouse of Kevin Doubin, a longtime friend from Ferguson’s struggling-actor days.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2021
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Adam Gwon in concert on Saturday, August 28th, 2021 at 9:45pm. Oh, friends: it's been a year.