Each year the SMA Theatre Department showcases the fall play, spring musical and one act festival. Lead by Theatre Director, Shannon More, and assisted by Demetri Pavlatos. 

Spring 2022 Production
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

February 25 and 26 at 7:00 PM  and  February 27 at 2:00 PM

March 4 and 5 at 7:00 PM  and March 6 at 2:00 PM


Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

An eclectic group of six contestents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! 

A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius. The small cast and unit set make this a perfect option for high schools or community theatres. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced crowd pleaser and an instant theatre patron favorite.


Information about ticket sales for our live performances will be available shortly. 


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Shannon More

Theatre Faculty, Theatre Director, Support Center Faculty