Tyler Junior College

Theatre/Musical Theatre

Main Stage Productions

Theatre TJC’S: Musical Comedy
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Lyrics: William Finn, Music: William Finn, Book: Rachel Sheinkin
Stage Direction by Rebecca Faulds-Howard
November 18-22, 2015
Box Office opens Wednesday, November 11, Office hours are M-F from 10am-6pm Call 903-510-2212
Where: Jean Browne Theatre

Winner of the TONY and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box.
A riotous ride complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is delightful den of comedic genius.

Wednesday through Saturday performances @ 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinee at 2p.m.
Price: Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students.
Box Office: 903-510-2212

2015-2016 Season

Box Office

Theatre TJC box office opens one week prior to performances. Box office hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. weekdays only throughout the run of performances.  903-510-2212

Theatre Contact Information

Lara Smith
Department Chair

Email: lsmi@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-3242

Advising contact: 903-510-2425