The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Centenary College Theatre Department Presents!

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
April 30 - May 10
Sitnik Theater
David and Carol Lackland Center

Winner of the TONY and Drama Desk Awards for best book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, features the fast - paced book by Rachel Sheinkin and a lively and witty score by William Finn.  The cast of misfit tweens spell their way through a series of words in hopes to win the ultimate prize of a lifetime, attending the National Bee in Washington DC.  This hilarious ride, complete with audience participation, is a must see for family members age 8 through adult.

Directed by Jeremy Hilgert, well known as the Cowardly Lion in CSC's The Wizard of Oz, with choreography by assistant professor of theatre and dance Lea Antolini - Lid and Centenary theatre senior Lisa Kosak, the cast and crew include Tyler Milazzo, Dominick Garatino, Yentl Oliver, Tom Farber, Sarah Farber, Megan Scmiedhauser, Ernest Scarborough, Christopher Kolwicz, Carey Lawson, Sash Onishchuck, Cina Gabel, Lisa Kosak, Cody Riker, Stephanie Anderson and Ameer Copper.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee marks the launch of Centenary College Theatre Department's new MUSICAL THEATRE concentration.  The new concentration will offer students the advantage of conservatory style training within a liberal arts setting.  "We are very excited about the new program and believe it offers students many diverse opportunities to perform as they hone their performing skills," states Antolini-Lid.  The musical theater concetration students wil also have the unique opportunity to work alongside guest professional artists through the Centenary Stage Company, a not-for-profit professional equity theater company in residence on the campus of Centenary College.

PERFORMANCES:
Thursday at 7:30pm
Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm
Sunday at 2pm

TICKET PRICES:
$17.50 to $10

*Prospective theatre students attending the Centenary College Open House on May 2 will receive complimentary tickets to see the performance that day.