Auditions for the first community playhouse production of tne 2014-15 season, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will be held Tuesday Aug. 12 and Wednesday Aug. 13, from 7:30-10 p.m.in the Patty Birge Room at the Playhouse.Callback auditions will be held Aug,.14 if needed.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a musical comedy that centers on a fictional spelling bee at Putnam County Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three quirky grown-ups.
In an unusual twist, four real audience members will be invited to the stage to compete in the alongside the six young characters.
The Broadway production was nominated for six Tony Awards, playhouse manager Scott Carlson said.
The adolescents are portrayed by adults in ghe play. Auditions are open to all interested individuals age 16 and older.
Those interested in auditioning should bring a prepared song they are comfortable with.
The production is directed by Darrell Drullinger. Performance dates are Sept. 27-28 and Oct. 3-5.