The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Doors Open at 7:00pm | Seating: Cabaret or Traditional Theatre

  • Online Reservations*: $27.75/pp
  • Pay-at-the-Door General Admission**: $30/pp

An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives to compete at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet Olive brings her bookish best friend with her; bold and hyper-allergic William uses his “magic foot” to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip struggles with his burgeoning…puberty; distracted Leaf doesn’t think he’s smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed with consistent success; and precocious Logainne only wants to impress her dads. A story told through hilarious, touching and catchy songs, each speller reveals their hopes and struggles as they make their way through the competition. With a score by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman with additional material by Jay Reiss, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” causes audiences to fall in love, both with the show itself and its “perspicacious,” “jocular” and “effervescent” spellers.

  • Rona Lisa Peretti/Olive’s Mom: JulieAnn Govang
  • Douglas Panch/Olive’s Dad: Gordon Ellis
  • Mitch Mahoney: Lara Simpson
  • Olive Ostrovsky: Diane Meehan
  • William Barfee: Kenny Meehan
  • Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre: Annemarie LaTulip
  • Marcy Park: Taejasvi ‘Tae’ Narayan
  • Leaf Coneybear/Carl: Andrew Swansburg
  • Chip Tolentino/Dan/Jesus Christ: Andrew Costello
Production Crew
  • Production Director: Ryan Solero
  • Company Artistic Director: Douglas Cooper
  • Stage Manager: Kal Larsen
  • Assistant Stage Manager: J.D. North
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Glen Munson
  • Choreographer: Annemarie LaTulip
  • Technical Designer: Mike McTeague
  • Assistant Sound: Chris Cooper
  • Assistant Lighting: Robert Jacobson
  • Costume Coordinator: Anna Silva
  • House Manager: Geniece McColgan
  • Box Office: JulieAnn Govang

* Price includes a $1.75/pp online convenience fee.
** We only accept cash and checks when paying for your admission at the door of any performance.

Event Properties

Event Date Oct 22, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Event End Date Oct 22, 2022 @ 10:30 pm
Reservations Open Sep 1, 2022 @ 12:05 am
Reservations Close Oct 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Admission $27.75
Location Westford Parish Center for the Arts

Online reservations for this event have been closed. There ARE still seats available for purchase at the door. Please bring cash or checks only; no credit cards will be accepted for payment.

How to Make Your Reservation

In order to make your online reservation for our upcoming production, please look for the date (dark gray box with white lettering) to the left of the name of the performance you would like to attend and then select its respective reservation button: Reservation (Single Seat) or Reservation (Multiple Seats). This will bring you to the form for that particular date's reservation page.

If you select the incorrect date, we can move your reservation IF there are seats still available for the performance you are interested. To do so, simply fill out our contact form with the same contact information you provided to make your reservation and select "Reservation Question" as your "Type of Request" and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you!

Payment Options

At this time, we are accepting:

  • Paid Online Reservations (PayPal): Using PayPal's secure network, you can purchase your admission online with any credit or debit card or your PayPal account.
  • Pay-at-the-Door Reservation: You register your intent to attend a performance and pay with a check or cash at the door the evening of the performance.


Non-registered audience members (or Walk-ins) will be welcome to attend our performances as long as there are seats available. In order to ensure you have a seat for the performance you would like to attend, we strongly suggest you make a Pay-at-the-Door Reservation to register your intent to attend.

Terms & Conditions of Your Attendance

In order to attend our performance you must be willing to agree by all of our Terms & Conditions of Attendance.

IF you do not wish to abide by this conditions, please do NOT make a reservation as failure to abide by these will result in being asked to leave the venue and your reservation(s) will NOT be refunded.

Read Our Terms & Conditions of Attendance