This musical comedy is based on C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E, an original improvisational play created by Rebecca Feldman about a middle school spelling bee. More…
Six spellers - Olive Ostrovsky, William Barfée, Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, Marcy Park, Leaf Coneybear and Chip Tolentino - compete at the annual spelling bee at Putnam Valley Middle School in Putnam County, NY. Flashbacks and insight reveal personal details about each of the spellers in this musical that explores the idea that winning isn’t everything.
See it if like shows where you can find yourself in its awkward characters. This show has incredible heart set against a spelling bee backdrop
Don't see it if can't think of a reason not to see this delightful show
See it if you love original, ensemble developed shows, shows where grown ups play kids, you don't have spelling related baggage.
Don't see it if you aren't in the mood for comedy or adults pretending to be kids.
See it if You've ever been a kid. This is a beautiful look at the insecurities and pressures of childhood and relationships. One of my favorites!
Don't see it if There's no reason not to see this!
See it if You enjoy clever songs about clever young people. It's fun going back to a middle school spelling bee. And you learn how to spell "syzygy."
Don't see it if You are a bad speller. A few of the lyrics are of the PG-13 variety.
See it if You're looking to have an entertaining afternoon out, without thinking about a complicated storyline but great vocals.
Don't see it if You don't like adults playing children, as I am aware that can be a pet peeve. Can also be slow at times, it still the talent is RIGHT THER
See it if you like clever word play and great characters. This show will have you laughing and crying in several places.
Don't see it if you're easily offended or homophobic. Penis jokes and gay fathers all around! But if you get easily offended, why are you at the theatre?