The 25th Annual Putnam County
Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Original material by Jay Reiss
Directed By Richard Mazda – Musical Director Dan Garmon
Choreographer Geena Quintos – Lighting Design Paul Kennedy
Costumer Antonio Consuegra – Stage Manager Robert Neapolitan
Tickets on sale now $18 advance/$20 at Door
Performances: July 21/22/23/24/25/27/28/29/30/31 @ 7.30pm
Matinees July 24/31 @ 3pm
Secret Theatre Musicals follows up our incredible sold out run of A Chorus Line with another classic, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This hilarious musical was nominated for 6 Tony awards winning 2 including Best Book, it also won 2 Drama Desk and 2 Lucille Lortel awards and introduced Broadway to Jesse Tyler Ferguson who originated the role of Leaf Coneybear.
Secret Theatre Musicals’ Director Richard Mazda [Hair, City Girls and Desperadoes, Richard III] and is joined by Choreographer Geena Quintos [A Chorus Line] and Music Director Dan Garmon [A Chorus Line] with Lighting Design by Paul Kennedy [A Chorus Line] and Costume Design by Antonio Consuegra.
We are delighted to have a talented cast who will knock this out of the park! Chloe Kostman plays Olive Ostrovsky , Tommy McKiernan* plays Chip Tolentino, Allesondra Helwig as Marcy Park, Jim Shine as Vice Principal Panch, Hannah Dowdy as Rona Lisa Peretti, Elyse Beyer* as Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre, Timothy Fisher as Mitch Mahoney, Phil Gillen* as Leaf Coneybear, and Justin Phillips as William Barfee.
In keeping with the traditions of the show, we have some celebrity volunteers lined up and of course look forward to welcoming all of our volunteer spellers.