The Merlin Players are presenting "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault this weekend and next weekend. Directed by Julianna Skluzacek and Musical Director - Kim Schaufenbuel.

Cast members featured are Heather Burke, Nate Chesney, Tim Fitzgerald, Alicia Frarck, Taylor Heitman, Maria Markman,William McIntyre, Samuel Temple, & Jon Terrill. These talented adult actors play children in the production. The Tony Award winning musical is about a fictional spelling bee set in Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally quirky grown-ups. The musical features a wildly funny and touching story and a vibrant musical score.

Life Is Pandemonium at the Bee and everyone goes home with a juice box.
Delightful and hilarious.  On opening night June 15th, there will be a wine and appetizers reception.

Show times are June 15, 21, 22, 23 - 7:30 pm.
Saturday June 16 - 2:00 pm.
Sundays June 17, 24 - 2:00 pm.

Check out details on AM Minnesota at 9:30 am. If you can't, check back here later for the show.

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