Broadway hit will show at Everett Theatre this month.
Everett Theatre will put on the Broadway musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Feb. 7-9 and 14-16.
A quirky group of adolescents compete in a spelling championship run by three equally quirky adults at geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School.
While candidly disclosing stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of potentially made-up words, hoping never to hear the “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.
The two-act musical comedy — rated PG-13 — uses audience participation.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” won two Tony Awards for its 2005 Broadway debut, including Best Book.
Showtimes can be found at www.everetttheatre.com/theatre/putnam.