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theatre review: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The  presented “,” a musical comedy, on stage at the  during October 24-26, 2014. This innovative musical has remained popular since it was nominated for six Tony Awards in 2005 and garnered two, for Best Book of a Musical and Best Actor. No doubt it will be a show with a long life, as spelling bee competitions remain so popular that they are featured on ESPN, the sports network. The story is that of a small town spelling bee, featuring a cast of eccentric characters. The setting and story are pure fiction and lots of fun. If you are not …

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I Ought To Be In Pictures – theatre review

 opened the second show of its fiftieth season under the ownership and management of Craig Smith and partners, with Neil Simon’s classic comedy “.” Continuing their commitment to bring stars to their stage, this show stars , well known for his role as “Al” for eight seasons on “,” and also as the congenial host of “.” This show played at the Alhambra in 1984 and was the start of the thirty-year career of Artistic Director  at what was then called The Alhambra Dinner Theatre. If you are too young to have seen it, or don’t remember it, here is …

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october, 2021

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