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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at the Norris Theatre

(Photo by Ed Krieger)

(Photo by Ed Krieger)

Dany Margolies – The Daily Breeze

The Norris Theatre’s latest theatrical offering is entrancing and ebullient, two words best defined as fun. And although its characters are too-smart adolescents and odd adults, it feels inviting and universal.
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Now running through October 1

 

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at the Sierra Madre Playhouse

(Photo by John Dlugolecki)

(Photo by John Dlugolecki)

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

This cheery, lightweight musical — conceived by Rebecca Feldman, with a book by Rachel Scheinkin, and music and lyrics by William Finn (Falsettos, Falsettoland) — has a proven track-record as a crowd pleaser. Read more…

Now running through August 21

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Sierra Madre Playhouse

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Photo by Gina Long

Melinda Schupmann – Arts In LA

In the grand scheme of things, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is only as good as its cast, and Sierra Madre has that nailed with a terrific ensemble who enliven William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s amusing take on competition among the young. Read more…

Now running through August 21