The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

by Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

Dramat 2013 Commencement Musical

*The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee* tells the story of a regional round of the national spelling bee - where we meet the strange, determined and ultimately endearing little adolescents who, throughout the course of the bee, experience the archetypical throes of puberty and self-consciousness that go hand in hand with middle school - like ill-timed erections and having a dictionary be your best and only friend. With them are three adults who, while ostensibly in charge and tasked with running the bee, are forced to reckon with their own lives and choices as grown-ups as they watch these nascent adults begin theirs.
Contact the Show
May 17 at 8:00pm
May 18 at 2:00pm
May 18 at 8:00pm
May 19 at 8:30pm
@ The University Theater
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Rona Lisa PerettiZina Ellis
Chip TolentinoJohn Shively
Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierreChristine Shaw
Leaf ConeybearGabe Greenspan
William BarféeTim Creavin
Marcy ParkKeren Abreu
Olive OstrovskyRebecca Brudner
Vice Principal Douglas PanchChandler Rosenthal
Mitch MahoneyNaima Sakande
Production Staff
DirectorLeah Osterman
ProducerKathleen Addison
Stage ManagerEmily Miller
Musical DirectorDan Rubins
ChoreographerIan Miller
Set DesignerJonah Coe-Scharff
Lighting DesignerJavier Cienfuegos
Sound DesignerJoel Abbott
Costume DesignerMarisa Kaugars
Graphic DesignerEmily Monjaraz
Technical DirectorColleen McDermott
Master ElectricianDavid Ottenheimer
Sound EngineerSteve Brush
Paint ChargeEmma Hills
Head RiggerKyle Yoder
Props MasterNailah Harper-Malveaux
DramaturgSuzanna Fritzberg
Associate Technical DirectorCharles Lehman
Associate Technical DirectorHenry Tisch
Associate Master ElectricianHarry Shamansky
Assistant DirectorKate Heaney
Assistant DirectorMiranda Rizzolo
Assistant ProducerDhawal Kotak
Assistant ProducerVivath Ly
Assistant ProducerKatherine Paulsen
Assistant ProducerHelen Rouner
Assistant ProducerGracie White
Assistant Stage ManagerGineiris Garcia
Assistant Stage ManagerAndrea Moreno
Assistant Stage ManagerSkyler Ross
Assistant Stage ManagerErin Ryan
Assistant Musical DirectorEsther Woo
Assistant Set DesignerShoshana Bieler
Assistant Sound DesignerChris Homburger
Assistant Costume DesignerMalina Buturovic
Assistant Master ElectricianDerek Braverman
Assistant Master ElectricianSuzanna Fritzberg
MusicianSam Anklesaria
MusicianSam Faucher
MusicianWilliam Gearty
MusicianEmily Hays
Sets CrewStephanie Adcock
Sets CrewFilip Babalievsky
Sets CrewBrooke Lamell
Sets CrewVivath Ly
Sets CrewAndrew Qi
Sets CrewAnastasiya Salova
Sets CrewWells Thorne
Sets CrewGracie White
Sets CrewHenry Wolf
Lights CrewJuliet DeButts
Lights CrewAustin Jung
Lights CrewCourtney Hodrick
Lights CrewAlex Shiarella
Sound CrewNick Baskin
Sound CrewBen Ackerman
General CrewHyungmi Lim
Lights CrewEli Block
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