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Blanchard Theatre Arts Upcoming Fall Production

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves a champion! At least the losers get a juice box. ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ is a delightful den of comedic genius — a fast-paced crowd pleaser and an instant theatre patron favorite.

Three shows all at the Blanchard Middle School, 14 West Street, Westford, MA

Thursday 11/30 at 7 p.m. performance
Friday, 12/1 at 7 p.m. performance
Saturday 12/2 at 1 p.m. performance

Tickets on sale beginning Sunday, 11/19/23 via Showtix4U:

$12 for adults
$10 for students ages 5 through 18
No charge for children under age five
*Please email jottesen@westfordk12.us if you need to purchase accessible seats*

Any remaining tickets will be sold one hour prior to each performance in the Blanchard School Lobby for $15.


December 2
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm