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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - 2014 - Washington, DC (Regional)

In Spelling Bee, six pubescent students navigate their county’s spelling tournament with anxiety, angst and determination. As the competitors progress with the help of definitions, mnemonic devises and toe-tapping tricks, they discover a new sense of belonging and learn that there is more to life than winning a trophy. This charming coming-of-age tale also invites four volunteers from the audience to participate in each performance, ensuring new and unexpected comedy every night.



Recommended for ages 12 and up. Adult humor and some coarse language.

Schedule

Ford's Theatre

( Washington, DC)
511 10th Street, NW
Washington, DC

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Washington, DC (Regional) Cast



 

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