LCT presents “Putnam County Spelling Bee’’

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The Lindale Community Theater will stage “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’’ – winner of the 2005 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book – beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday July 6, LCT officials announced.

Other performances are scheduled for Saturday, July 11, Sunday, July 12, Friday and Saturday, July 13-14 and Sunday, July 15.

Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m.

Doors open 45 minutes prior to show time. Adults tickets are $18, students $15, 12 and under $12, with cash or check accepted.

Tickets will be available at the door or online at www.lindalecommunitytheater.org

There is a convenience charge added to all credit/debit purchases. Seating is first come, first served and there are no reservations. The show contains some adult content.

The “Spelling Bee’’ has been charming audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor since 2005, when it earned good reviews and box-office success which resulted in six Tony Award nominations, winning two.

This musical comedy has been produced in various locations across the United States and other countries.

It centers on an eclectic group of six “children’’ who vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the kids spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.

Six spellers enter -- one speller leaves after each “ding.’’

The theater is located at 109 W. Hubbard St. in downtown Lindale. For more information email tim@lindalecommunitytheater.org or call (903) 638-0402.

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