The 25Th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

All In Productions offers a charming and hilarious performance that immerses the audience in a fictional spelling bee. Read more


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Sunset Playhouse stages The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with a humble emotional immensity. A respectably varied cast warmly delivers the musical story of a few diverse kids competing fo,Theater Read more


It can be kind of uncomfortable watching grown actors pretend to play kids. Even college students playing high school students onstage can feel weird and awkward at best. At worst, it’s strange and vaguely disturbing. Next week, the Sunset P.. Read more


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fun concept for a musical. The format of the musical matches that of an actual spelling bee. The setting is a school auditorium. The spelling bee begins as the musical begins. It’s over when the .. Read more


Oconomowoc’s Theatre On Main opens the inaugural production in its new venue this month. As of this writing, the opening of the group’s latest show is tentative based on when exactly the construction will be completed on the space.The 25th Annua.. Read more