ACT of Connecticut Announces Sensory Friendly Performance of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

ACT of Connecticut is proud to announce the Sensory Friendly Performance for the production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE on June 22nd at 2pm.

Please call the box office to reserve your FREE tickets at 475.215.5433. 

This matinee is reserved only for patrons who require adjusted production elements in order to enjoy the performance and is made possible by the gracious support of the Breede family.

Winner of the TONY and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book of a Musical, THE 25 TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a musical comedy that centers around a spelling bee set in Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky, over-achieving tweens compete in the Bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups.  As they navigate the tournament’s pressures, the eccentric group finds a new sense of belonging and learns that there is more to life than winning a trophy! A delightful and unpredictable ride, THE 25 TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a musical theatre comedy at its best.  

The show’s Director, Michelle Tattenbaum, along with ACT of CT’s Artistic Director, Daniel C. Levine have assembled an all-star, professional Equity cast including Graham Baker (LEAF CONEYBEAR), John Baker (VICE PRINCIPAL PANCH), Amy Hutchins (RONA LISA PERETTI), Colin Miyamoto (CHIP TOLENTINO), Phil Sloves (WILLIAM BARFEE), Morgan Billings Smith (OLIVE OSTROVSKY), Emma Tattenbaum-Fine (LOGAINNE SCHWARTZANDGRUBENIERRE), Ryan Williams (MITCH MAHONEY), and Sumi Yu (MARCY PARK).

“SPELLING BEE is an ensemble show, and every single person on the stage has the opportunity to shine in all of their confused, adolescent weirdness,” states Director, Michelle Tattenbaum.  Artistic Director, Daniel C. Levine adds “I can’t think of a better show to wrap up our inaugural season. This show truly has something for everyone in it, and I can’t wait for our audiences to see what (and who!!!) will be on our stage!” 

Photo: Amy Hutchins and Morgan Billings Smith. Photo Credit: Jeff Butchen.


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