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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Midtown W
86

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee NYC Reviews and Tickets

86%
(145 Reviews)
Positive
93%
Mixed
6%
Negative
1%
Members say
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky

About the Show

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.

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77
Clever, Funny, Original

See it if you like audience participation, you tend to like other William Finn musicals, you want a relatively heartwarming story.

Don't see it if you can't handle rude jokes, sixth grade made you uncomfortable.

63
Disappointing, Cute, Overrated, Good for all ages, Trite

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.

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