ARTS Pick: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The competition is fierce and the fun is abundant at The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, onstage at Four County Players. Photo: Publicity photo The competition is fierce and the fun is abundant at The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, onstage at Four County Players. Photo: Publicity photo

Six tweens compete for the title of champion speller in the beloved musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This eclectic group of kids spells through the show while disclosing a variety of humorous, honest and heartfelt stories from their home lives. Audience members can also get in on the academic action in this live interactive performance by Four County Players. With music and lyrics by William Finn and a book by Rachel Sheinkin, this heartwarming tale has been delighting audiences on and off Broadway since 2005.

Through Sunday 8/9. $8-16, times vary. Four County Players, 5256 Governor Barbour St., Barboursville. (540) 832-5355.

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