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TMU theater, Villa Players to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ starting April 25

Thomas More University Theater and The Villa Players present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” beginning next week on April 25 in the Thomas More Theater.

Tickets are on sale now.

The performance entails an eclectic group of sixth graders arriving at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Through hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals their hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will cause the audience to fall in love, both with the show and the spellers. The community is welcome to join the TMU Villa Players to find out who will win this prestigious and hilarious competition.

“It’s a funny, raucous, and sweet musical that captures the energy, mania, and heart that drives every school spelling competition that you have ever taken part in or attended,” said TMU Director of Theater Greg Procaccino. “The audience is right in the mix of the spelling – so be ready!”

Show times include April 25 – 27 at 7:30 p.m., April 28 at 2 p.m., May 2 – 4 at 7:30 p.m., and May 5 at 2 p.m. General admission tickets are $10, non-TMU student tickets are $7, TMU employee tickets are $7, and TMU students receive free admission.

Tickets are expected to sell out quickly. To purchase tickets prior to the show, click here.

Adult language and mature themes are presented throughout the performance. Parental discretion is advised.

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