‘Spelling Bee’ musical is letter perfect

Oak Park High School will present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7 p.m. Thurs. to Sat., Oct. 14 to 16 with a matinee at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at the school’s Performing Arts Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road.

The play, winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Book, was written by Rachel Sheinkin with a score by William Finn.

The play centers on a fictional spelling bee with six quirky and socially awkward adolescents competing to win the spelling ch...

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