Bee There

More excitement this weekend (starting tonight!) in the quarry turned theatre that is Alley Stage. Maybe you’ve walked by and heard all the commotion. Don’t be shy. Come on in and see what’s happening at the place described by the Democrat Tribune as “a jewel of Mineral Point.”

HSB was invited to a rehearsal of this weekend’s Alley Stage production of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Here’s a short sneak peak:

As you can see, it’s really not a spelling bee, but rather a musical about a spelling bee. The inclusion of audience volunteers adds to the fun.

The performance features many local favorites. See if you recognize any of these names:

Mike Mitchell
Jennifer DeCoste
Roland Sardeson
Mike Christensen
Sarah Galle
Darby Fitzsimons
Alisa Helmich
Braden Zywicki
Kyle James
Sam Murn
Luke Tredinnick
Becky Morgan
Jean VanMatre
Ken Killian
Tim Ekenberg
Abigail Colby

The Putnam County Spelling Bee premieres tonight – and continues Friday and Saturday night.  All shows begin at 7:30pm. Click here for tickets. The show may not be suitable for younger audiences.

Contributed by the Hays

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