Tony Award-Winning Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
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The last date listed for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was Sunday March 7, 2010 / 6:00pm.
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As much a cultural phenomenon as a theatrical event, Cats enjoyed a record-breaking run on Broadway and in London, thanks to its feline-inspired costumes, memorable songs by famed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and fun character names like Grizabella and Rum Tum Tugger. Now the play is being brought to life by Children's Musical Theater San Jose, starring actors age 14 to 20. The story, inspired by a collection of poetry from T.S. Eliot, revolves around a tribe known as the Jellicle cats, and their leader Old Deuteronomy, who'll choose one of their group to be reborn that night after their annual ball. The longest-touring Broadway musical in history, Cats features 20 of Webber's timeless melodies, including the hit song "Memory," and was the winner of seven 1983 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Learn More
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Featured review from Tasha Frazier
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The "children" are young adults and are talented. This play doesn't have an amazing plot or incredible scenery (even on Broadway), but it's guaranteed for laughs. In addition, since they bring a few audience members to each play, the show is different every time. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at the play and would definitely recommend it, especially at the Goldstar price!
Directed & Choreographed by Kevin R. Hauge
The thrills … the chills…the SPELLING? You’ll love this hilarious, high-energy performance of the Tony Award-winning 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Called “disarming,” “quirky” and “wonderful.” this is a show that reminds you of the joy of live musical theater.
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a 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.
About the Ticket Supplier: CMT San Jose
Children’s Musical Theater San Jose is a leader in the world of youth theater companies, renowned for its innovative spirit in every area of programming.
CMT is committed to providing excellent, accessible musical theater training and youth theater performances for young audiences, families and the entire Silicon Valley region. CMTSJ has 3 age groups:
1) The Marquee productions (age 19+) has become a CMT tradition and highlights CMT’s full artistic potential with high-caliber entertainment that benefits the organization and the community
2) Mainstage Productions (featuring high school and college age performers) has made a name for itself within the local arts scene as well as on a national level with unprecedented recognition
3) Rising Stars productions inspire younger performers, ages 6-14 and their families to develop their passion for musical theater.