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Forge Theatre Presents “Spelling Bee” Musical

Beginning September 10th, the Forge Theatre will be presenting Spelling Bee:
Can you spell H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S? Forge Theatre in Phoenixville is proud to present the Broadway smash hit musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The Tony Award-winning show tells the story of six kids in the throes of puberty, overseen by adults who barely managed to escape childhood themselves.

A high-spirited tale of overachievers’ angst, the production chronicles the experience of adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. Four volunteer audience spellers will be featured at every performance, guaranteeing a unique experience for everyone.

The show runs September 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30; October 1, 2 at 8pm; and September 19 at 2pm at Forge Theatre, 241 First Avenue in Phoenixville. For reservations and information, visit Forge online at http://ForgeTheatre.org. Tickets are $12-15.

The show is directed by Dru Ullery and the cast includes Sue Murphy, Leigh Brienza, Bob Goretski, Christa Wisneski, Jason Kramer, James Scotland IV, Paul Bigas, Mia M’Buy and Steve Schulz.

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