JAMESOTWN - The Jamestown Community College Uncommoners will perform "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" during November.
The comedy will be performed at 8 p.m. on Nov. 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. Nov. 13. Tickets are available by the box office, 338-1187.
JCC students and area performers chosen for the production are Hillary Belin and Maddie Schlick of James-town, Daman Holland of Randolph, Amanda Wick-mark, Michael Hawk, and Raleigh Hawk of Fredonia, Gabby Carr of Dunkirk, Michael Correy of Cassada-ga, and Steve Wendell.
Jamestown Community College’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee features a cast that includes Gabby Carr, Michael Hawk, Amanda Wickmark, Michael Correy, Raleigh Hawk, and Maddie Schlick, among others.
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," a musical comedy, focuses on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the spelling bee, run by three equally quirky grownups.
The 2005 Broadway production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," directed by James Lapine, earned good reviews and box office success and was nominated for six Tony Awards, winning two, including best book. The production was conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn and based on a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss.