Tony Award-Winning Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
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Contemporary slang meets 17th-century farce in The School for Lies. Adapted from Molière's The Misanthrope, playwright David Ives (Venus in Fur, All in the Timing) transforms Molière's classic into a modern satire told entirely through verse. The result is a delightfully incongruous comedy of manners that lets you peer inside the Parisian salon of Celimene, a young widow with a sharp tongue and plenty of suitors. Teresa Thuman and Ken Michels co-direct this Center Theatre production, in which a saucy siren finally meets her misanthropic match. Learn More
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This show exceeded my expectations!! I bought tickets based upon a recommendation from a friend. The show is laugh-out-loud funny and the actors were incredible. The cast did such an amazing job. The story was entertaining from start to finish. Well done!
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I saw this on Broadway several years ago. It was fabulous at the Renton Civic Theater as well. The quality of the acting and singing was surprising. There are some real future stars! I'm happy to live in a city that can put on such a great...continued
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Directed by Alyson Soma
Is the hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show’s Tony Award winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about 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.