The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Producers Elizabeth Mandel
Lisa Singleton Quijano
Director Andrew Cummings
Vocal Director Carol Harris
Musical Director Mike Rubino
Choreographer Christine Carrillo
Scenic Designer Andrew Cummings
Master Carpenter Andrew Cummings
Lighting Designer Peter Mandel
Costume Designer Eleanor Grace Harnett
The Spellers
Chip Tolentino Antonio Silva
Logainne Schwartzandgrubennierre Christy Wright
Leaf Coneybear Peter Mandel
William Barfée Mark Blattel
Marcy Park Amy McElroy
Olive Ostrovsky Vivienne Castillo
The Adults
Rona Lisa Peretti Elizabeth Calisi
Vice Principal Douglas Panch Jayson Stebbins
Mitch Mahoney Manuel Silva
Jesus Antonio Silva
Carl Dad Peter Mandel
Olive’s Mom Elizabeth Calisi
Dan Dad Manuel Silva

What could be more boring than a spelling bee? Not this one! You’ll be laughing all the way home at the antics of these overachieving misfits, and humming their toe-tapping music, while shaking your head at the so-called adults running the show. You might even be asked to participate!


(Some adult themes)


Music and Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Additional material by Jay Reiss

Above promo photos by Rebecca Little

Above dress rehearsal photos by Elizabeth Mandel