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 like humor, upbeat songs, and audience participation.
Don't see it if You're sensitive to inappropriate jokes, homosexual relationships, and jokes about Jesus
See it if You like musicals that are a bit different. And with luck, you might be chosen to participate in one of the spelling bee scenes on stage!
Don't see it if You don't like to see adults playing children on stage.
See it if You enjoy a musical with catchy tunes, funny dialogue and an interesting concept. If you don't think spelling bees are funny, think again.
Don't see it if You have a precocious braniac child that you've pushed too hard. Raising kids is hard. Laughing at yourself shouldn't be.
See it if You want to laugh your butt off! This show is AMAZING, intelligent, hilarious, engaging, everything you want a show to be. I loved it!
Don't see it if You find older people acting like children not funny!
See it if You're feeling nostalgic and are ready to have some fun; just prepare for some emotional parts too.
Don't see it if You don't like fun? It really is a great piece and you'd have to be pretty snobbish to think you're above it.
See it if You want to watch something that will keep you in stitches and will even make you tear up at times ...
Don't see it if You don't like fun.
See it if you enjoy a little bit of poking fun at the system, you were ever in a Spelling Bee.
Don't see it if you don't like adults acting like children.
See it if You like off the cuff improv and outstanding & hilarious music
Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor and can't handle kids using adult words