25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, Turtle Lane Playhouse, 4/13/12-4/29/12, http://www.turtlelane.org/showdetail.php?show=SpellingBee.
Reviewed by Becca Kidwell
(Auburndale, MA) Healthy competition is good for children!–Well, that’s what everyone says. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee tells a story that soccer and hockey parents have been learning in the past few years: kids still need to be kids. It’s hard enough to adjust to the physical, social, emotional changes without being expected to act like an adult. Continue reading