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 you're looking for something light & fluffy, or maybe you're looking for a show for your community theater to stage.
Don't see it if you want a substantial piece of theater. It was a little too trivial for my tastes. And the humor was too corny & cute. Weak score too.
See it if you like audience participation, something a little different every time!
Don't see it if you'd rather keep your fellow theater-goers off the stage and leave it to professionnals...
See it if You really want a clever, and hilarious performance. If you need a laugh, this is the show.
Don't see it if Your uncomfortable with broad, "sexual" comments and if you find homosexual relationships unsettling.