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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

April 5 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

€12 – €15

The University of Limerick’s Musical Theatre Society are proud to present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, directed by Alison Kearney and musically directed by Michael Young, taking place in the Belltable in Limerick from Wednesday April 3rd to Friday April 5th at 7.30pm, this delightful musical promises laughter, heart, and unforgettable performances.

UL Musical Theatre Society was founded in 2019 by Cillian Fahy and Conor McNelis in their first year of college. They were passionate about the idea of a musical theatre society at the University of Limerick and discussed the process with the student president on their first week in the college. UL Musical Theatre Society is proud to have 140 members in 2024. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be their third full-scale production following successful productions of “Spring Awakening” in 2022 and “Carrie: the Musical” in 2023.

Under the expert guidance of director Alison Kearney, the characters in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” come to life with vibrant energy and charm. Each contestant brings their unique personality to the stage, captivating audiences with their quirks and struggles.

Musically directed by Michael Young, the show’s catchy tunes add an extra layer of excitement and joy. From upbeat group numbers to soulful solos, the musical numbers in the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” are sure to leave audiences asking for more after the final curtain falls.

As the bee unfolds, the audience is taken on a rollercoaster ride of emotions, filled with laughter and heartfelt moments of reflection. With witty dialogue and cleverly crafted songs, the musical explores themes of friendship, identity, and the courage to be oneself, resonating with audiences of all ages.

With its stellar cast, talented creative team, and infectious energy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a must-see theatrical event. This production promises an unforgettable experience for all who attend.


April 5
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
€12 – €15
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69 O'Connell Street
Limerick, Ireland
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