Posts Tagged ‘William Finn’

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has set up shop at the Sierra Madre Playhouse for the next two months in a 99-seat production sure to delight both Bee newbies and veteran Bee buffs like this reviewer, who enjoyed Bee 14.0 every bit as much as his very first thanks to Robert Marra’s zesty direction/choreography and a cast to rival the best I’ve seen.
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A NEW BRAIN

Brilliant direction + imaginative choreography + ten terrific performances = more than enough reason for a road trip to San Diego to catch Diversionary Theatre’s pitch-perfect intimate staging of William Finn’s rarely revived A New Brain.
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Theatre Out starts out 2015 with a B-A-N-G as Santa Ana’s gem of an LGBT theater offers Orange County and OC-adjacent theatergoers the chance to savor every M-A-R-V-E-L-O-U-S-L-Y M-A-G-I-C-A-L moment of William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

A bunch of up-and-coming musical theater performers have joined forces as Yutopian Entertainment to do what up-and-coming musical theater performers do best—put on a show (in this case William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), and the show they have put on ends up easily rivaling the best of the now dozen Spelling Bees I’ve attended so far.
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Misfit kids once again rule as Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, one of the past decade’s crowd-pleasingest musicals, and whether it’s your first time at The Bee, or your eleventh (as it was for this reviewer), you’ll be smiling—and cheering on the competitors—from start to finish.
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE


One of this century’s most entertaining and original new musicals, William Finn’s 2005 Broadway smash The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, returns to delight L.A. audiences in a fabulous 99-seat production at North Hollywood’s El Portal Theatre, one which features an all-around brilliant cast under the inspired direction of Kristin Towers-Rowles
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