Already closed | 1h 45m | Midtown W

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

From 145 member  reviews
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. 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.

1h 45m | Already closed | Circle in the Square (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (145)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky
86
Avg Score

50
Overrated, Slow, Disappointing, Insipid, Quirky

See it if You aren't able to get into any other shows and have time to kill.

Don't see it if You want to see a good Broadway show.

100
Clever, Edgy, Hilarious, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like to laugh, and cry, and be truly touched

Don't see it if You prefer serious shows, are a small child, or don't like silly.

89
Delightful, Must see, Refreshing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if If you love comedic shows and you are mature

Don't see it if you cannot handle immature things and are offended by it

94
Resonant, Hilarious, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want a show almost guaranteed to make you laugh or a show that's main focus is not on a romantic relationship between various characters

Don't see it if You aren't looking for a comedy or would get offended by some of the jokes made in the show.

97
Absorbing, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Must see

See it if you love funny clever musicals

Don't see it if you are overly conservative

84
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you really enjoy fun characters and a heartwarming story.

Don't see it if you need thought provoking theatre.

100
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if You love great songs and great characters.

Don't see it if You are too cool for school.

90
Funny, Entertaining, Great writing, Fluffy, Thought-provoking

See it if You're into the underdogs finding love and comedy filled story

Don't see it if You're hateful

100
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if You're a teacher😍

Don't see it if You are a prude 🤗

97
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if There was nothing else available.

Don't see it if You don't want to have fun!

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you love quirky and original

Don't see it if nerds annoy you

50
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Hilarious

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.

100
Absorbing, Clever, Hilarious, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You love spelling bees

Don't see it if You are easily offended

88
Clever, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy the painful humor of growing up.

Don't see it if You are a grouch who appreciates nothing.

81
Clever, Quirky, Slow, Cute

See it if Your taste runs to small shows that aren't flashy and with some tangents

Don't see it if Only like big musicals

90
Refreshing, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like heart warming, clever, laugh-out-loud shows.

Don't see it if You only like deep and dark plays or large spectacle shows.

90
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you're in the mood for something funny and intelligent, while still being entertaining.

Don't see it if you don't like fun.

100
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy spelling bees , great music and an absolutely SUPER fun time at the theater.

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor or are looking for a VERY traditional Broadway musical.

100
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if You love intelligent music, fantastic acting, and a touching story about family and children.

Don't see it if You like serious dramas only.

95
Funny, Clever, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if you want to be entertained in a fresh, original way or want to see a musical with a lot of opportunities for educational psychology analysis

Don't see it if you're bothered by adults playing children singing about erections.


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