The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Photo from Fox Valley Theatre Company's 2018 production of High School Musical,

Children's Theatre of Elgin & Fox Valley Theatre Company

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music & Lyrics by William Finn | Book by Rachel Sheinkin | Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

When: Friday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. | Saturday, September 28 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. | Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
Location: Blizzard Theatre
Tickets: $12 adults / $10 students and seniors

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For 31 years, Children’s Theatre of Elgin/Fox Valley Theatre Company (CTE/FVTC) has presented dynamic and affordable family-oriented entertainment. The two troupes’ productions are performed entirely by local young people (second grade through 20 years old). This fall, FVTC transports audiences to the hilarious 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Portrayed by a talented cast of 14- to 20-year-olds, an eclectic group of competing sixth-graders are each eager to win for very different reasons. This musical is rated PG-13. Learn more at


Photo credit: CTE/FVTC, High School Musical, 2018