Spellingbee 031014

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Reviews

Ford's Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

107 ratings
4.7 average rating
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69 events
45 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 12 2014

top quality production, excellent spacious seats, and fun with the audience! Great for the whole family!

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61 events
22 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 11 2014

Fun show - great cast, strong voices, highly recommend!

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59 events
16 reviews
11 stars
attended May 09 2014

The show really was a lot of fun and also had a lot of heart. I went to it thinking it would be really lightweight but quickly got into it. The characters and their backgrounds are actually quite engaging and you actually end of caring about...continued

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63 events
14 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 23 2014

Great seat, wonderful show, truly charming. GO!

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19 events
8 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 23 2014

Better than I expected it to be. Enough subtle humor that appeals to adults. The actors were terrific and strong singing voices. Catch a Goldstar deal and GO!

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36 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended May 05 2014

Fun, enjoyable experience with a few good laughs.

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27 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 09 2014

This is such a fun show -- but be advised this is an adult show (think Avenue Q) . The voices on stage were great (especially the comfort counselor!!) and the setting at Ford' s theater is always a treat

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18 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 23 2014

Wonderful afternoon enjoying the play. The pe.rformers were great with terrific voices. I would certainly recommend this show. We parked in the car park next to the theatre that has an elevator that will take you directly to the lobby. The cost...continued

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Annieg Red Velvet
12 events
1 review
11 stars
attended Apr 23 2014

What a great show! The acting, singing and dancing were all fabulous and very energetic. I think everyone in the audience left smiling.

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84 events
47 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

Delightful show. I enjoyed it from start to finish. Haven't laughed this hard in a long time; good, clean, well/timed humor. Fine acting. Performance never bogged down.

I actually liked the spoken dialogue much more than the music. Orchestra was...continued

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Angelika Lipkin
58 events
27 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 04 2014

Talented voices, but more tailored for children than adults. There was some adult humor, but not enough to warrant going without children IMHO.

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16 reviews
16 stars
attended Apr 04 2014

This was a fun experience! Lots of laughs, terrific cast. Great show!

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SallyAnn Cobia Rogers
40 events
15 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 29 2014

Ford's Theatre is my favorite venue in town. Our seats were in the front row and we didn't miss a minute of fun. The charming cast very deftly worked with audience members.

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JAG
28 events
14 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 29 2014

Lots of fun. Get there early if you want the chance to be part of the actual show/spelling bee.

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23 events
14 reviews
24 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

This show was extremely entertaining and hilarious. The singing, acting, and dancing were excellent. Highly recommend.

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BP
15 events
12 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 11 2014

It was great fun! Good voices, fun characters, good interaction with the audience.

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17 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Great fun! Wonderful theater.

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DCFoodie
21 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 28 2014

I had wanted to see this show since it was on Broadway some years ago and got great reviews. Overall, the show was pretty good and had some very funny moments. I went to a Friday matinee during spring break. There were children in the audience who...

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27 events
7 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 04 2014

A great show in an awesome venue. It looked like there were no bad seats. Ours were great.

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16 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 29 2014

Goldstar got me the best seat in the house--5th row, center. (Well, I guess the best seats were the 4 on stage, as they recruit 4 members of the audience to be on stage as part of the Spelling Bee, until they miss a word. Although they come close...continued

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