Furlan Auditorium Production

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Spelling Bee Cast Sunset Playhouse MilwaukeeAn eclectic group of six students vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, they spell their way through a series of words hoping to never hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves victorious!

Note:  Spelling Bee is suggested for mature audiences

 

SONG LIST

ACT ONE:

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Rona, Spellers)
  • The Rules (All)
  • My Friend The Dictionary (Olive, Chip, Coneybear, Logainne, Rona)
  • Audience Goodbye  (All)
  • Audience Goodbye (All)
  • Pandemonium (Spellers)
  • I’m Not That Smart (Spellers)
  • Magic Foot (Spellers, Rona, Mitch)
  • Audience Goodbye #3  (All)
  • Pandemonium [Reprise] (Panch, Spellers, Mitch)
  • Chip Goodbye (Olive, Barfee, Marcy, Coneybear, Logainne)
  • Prayer Of The Comfort Counselor (All)

ACT TWO:

  • Chip’s Lament - My Unfortunate Erection  (Chip)
  • Woe Is Me (Carl Dad, Dan Dad, Spellers)
  • Spelling Montage (Logainne, Olive, Marcy, Coneybear, Barfee, Panch)
  • I’m Not That Smart [Reprise] (Coneybear)
  • I Speak Six Languages (Marcy, Rona, Olive, Logainne)
  • Jesus (Marcy, Rona, Olive, Logainne)
  • The I Love You Song (Olive’s Mom, Olive, Olive’s Dad)
  • Woe Is Me [Reprise] (Logainne, Mitch)
  • How Exciting! (Rona)
  • Weltanschauung (Chip, Mitch, Rona, Coneybear, Marcy, Logainne)
  • Olive & Barfee Pas De Deux (Rona, Chip, Marcy, Mitch, Logainne, Coneybear)
  • The Champion (Rona, Chip, Mitch, Marcy, Coneybear, Logainne)
  • Finale (All)

(in order of appearance)

The Spellers

Chip Tolentino [actor also plays Jesus] — Benjamin Johnson
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere — Ava Thomann
Leaf Coneybear [actor also plays Carl Dad] — Shawn Schmidt
William Barfee — Zachary Dean
Marcy Park — Kayla Atadero
Olive Ostrovsky — Maddison Underberg

The Adults

Rona Lisa Perretti [actor also plays Olive’s Mom in fantasy] — Carrie Gray
Vice Principal Douglas Panch — Nick Zuiker
Mitch Mahoney [actor also plays Dan Dad and Olive’s Dad in fantasy] — Cohl Carter-Wright

Production Team

Director — Diana Alioto
Music Director — Mark Mrozek
Scenic Designer & Builder — Nick Korneski
Costume Designer — Bridget Rzymski
Lighting Designer — John Dolphin
Sound Designer — Heather Pulkowski
Props Mistress — Mikhela Rosko
Stage Manager — Kavyn Custer
Stage Manager — Debbie Marx

 

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