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 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 enjoy catchy music and memorable moments/lines you'll want to reference weeks later.
Don't see it if dislike a small cast and a heavy character based show.
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 want a light, funny musical about the many types of personalities in a spelling bee.
Don't see it if you're offended by things such as accidental erections...
See it if You enjoy funny shows with kids played by adults. This show has audience participation too!
Don't see it if You want a deep, thought provoking, moving show. This one is not
See it if you have a raunchy, immature sense of humor (that isn't a bad thing!!). Not sophisticated humor, but hilarious nonetheless. New, cool take.
Don't see it if You are offended easily or you only enjoy classic Broadway shows.
See it if You want a hilarious, light-hearted musical with addicting music. Or if you want a chance to be on stage in the spelling bee with the cast!
Don't see it if You get offended easily. It's mostly clean, but there are jokes which may not appeal. Do not sign up to be a speller if you get stage fright
See it if you enjoy cute comedies with adults portraying children. Witty music and lines.
Don't see it if don't enjoy adults poking fun at extreme versions of children or simple sets.
See it if You enjoy a musical that makes you laugh harder than you could ever imagine and then cry harder than you can ever imagine
Don't see it if You are extremely sensitive to risque humor
See it if you want to suspend belief and spend a few hours reminiscing about the woes and heartaches of childhood in a fantastical and absurd way.
Don't see it if You can’t spell
See it if You enjoy watching a quirky cast put a spin on your typical spelling bee.
Don't see it if You are more interested in serious, thought-provoking plays.