by Music & Lyrics by William Finn • Book by Rachel Sheinkin • Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
Six spellers enter the Spelling Bee, but only one will walk away a winner in this Tony Award & Drama Desk-winning musical that has charmed audiences nationwide with its effortless wit and edgy humor! Hilarious and warm-hearted, this riotous musical comedy follows six adolescent misfits vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. As these tweens – and even the audience – spell their way through a series of outrageous words, they learn winning isn’t everything – but the loser gets a juice box!
A Tony-Award Winning Musical that Took Broadway by Storm! “An entirely adorable new musical! Quirky, satirical, riotously funny!” –NY Times
The Fred & Jean Allegretti Foundation • Naomi Bloom & Ron Wallace • Dinah Bloomhall • Alexandra Bremner • Bruce & Janet Bunch • Mary & Hugh Denison • Gholi & Georgia Darehshori • Ellie Fox • David Fritz/Cruise Everything • Dr. & Mrs. Lynne Gorovoy • John Madden • Sue & Jack Rogers • Arthur Zupko