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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee   

Circle in the Square Theatre, (5/02/2005 - 1/20/2008)
First Preview: Apr 15, 2005 Total Previews: 21
Opening Date: May 02, 2005    
Closing Date: Jan 20, 2008 Total Performances: 1136

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo, Barrington Stage Company and Second Stage Theatre
Music by William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Conceived by Rebecca Feldman; Additional Material by Jay Reiss; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Musical Director: Vadim Feichtner; Vocal arrangements by Carmel Dean; Based on "C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E," an original play by The Farm
Directed by James Lapine; Choreographed by Dan Knechtges; Resident Director: Darren Katz
Hair and Wig Design by Marty Kopulsky; Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Costume Design by Jennifer Caprio; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard
General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Seth Marquette
Production Stage Manager: Andrea "Spook" Testani; Production Manager: Kai Brothers; Stage Manager: Kelly Hance and Dan Shaheen
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Vadim Feichtner; Piano: Vadim Feichtner; Associate Conductor: Carmel Dean; Synthesizer: Carmel Dean; Reed: Rick Heckman; Cello: Amy Ralske; Drums/Percussion: Glenn Rhian; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Marketing: The Araca Group; Dance Captain: Derrick Baskin; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Derrick BaskinMitch Mahoney
Deborah S. CraigMarcy Park
Jesse Tyler FergusonLeaf Coneybear
(Apr 15, 2005 - Jun 23, 2006)
Dan FoglerWilliam Barfee
(Apr 15, 2005 - Jan 29, 2006)
Lisa HowardRona Lisa Peretti
Celia Keenan-BolgerOlive Ostrovsky
(Apr 15, 2005 - Sep 17, 2006)
Jose LlanaChip Tolentino
Jay ReissDouglas Panch
(Apr 15, 2005 - Oct 23, 2005)
Sarah SaltzbergLogainne Schwartzandgrubenierre
Understudies: Todd Buonopane (Douglas Panch, Leaf Coneybear, Mitch Mahoney, William Barfee), Kate Wetherhead (Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, Marcy Park, Olive Ostrovsky), Willis White (Chip Tolentino, Douglas Panch, Mitch Mahoney) and Lisa Yuen (Marcy Park, Olive Ostrovsky, Rona Lisa Peretti)
Tony Award®
 2005 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by David Stone , James L. Nederlander , Barbara Whitman , Patrick Catullo , Barrington Stage Company and Second Stage Theatre
winner 2005 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Rachel Sheinkin
 2005 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Music by William Finn ;  Lyrics by William Finn
winner 2005 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Dan Fogler
 2005 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Celia Keenan-Bolger
 2005 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  James Lapine
Theatre World
winner 2005 Award [recipient] 
  Dan Fogler
winner 2005 Award [recipient] 
  Celia Keenan-Bolger
Drama Desk Award
 2005 Outstanding New Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by David Stone , James L. Nederlander , Barbara Whitman , Patrick Catullo , Barrington Stage Company and Second Stage Theatre
winner 2005 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Rachel Sheinkin
winner 2005 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner] 
 Directed by James Lapine
 2005 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by William Finn
 2005 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by William Finn
winner 2005 Outstanding Ensemble Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Jesse Tyler Ferguson , Celia Keenan-Bolger , Derrick Baskin , Deborah S. Craig , Lisa Howard , Dan Fogler , Jay Reiss , Sarah Saltzberg and Jose Llana
music by William Finn; lyrics by William Finn
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeAnnouncer, Rona Lisa Peretti, Chip Tolentino, Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, Leaf Coneybear, William Barfee, Marcy Park and Olive Ostrovsky
The Spelling Bee Rules/My Favorite Moment Of The Bee 1Douglas Panch, Spellers, Rona Lisa Peretti and Mitch Mahoney
My Friend, The DictionaryDouglas Panch, Olive Ostrovsky, Boy Spellers, Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, Rona Lisa Peretti and Girls
The First GoodbyeDouglas Panch and Spellers
PandemoniumDouglas Panch, Spellers and Mitch Mahoney
I'm Not That SmartLeaf Coneybear, Spellers and Douglas Panch
The Second GoodbyeDouglas Panch and Spellers
Magic FootRona Lisa Peretti, William Barfee and Company
Pandemonium Reprise/My Favorite Moment Of The BeeRona Lisa Peretti, Chip Tolentino, Douglas Panch, Mitch Mahoney and Spellers
Prayer Of The Comfort CounselorDouglas Panch, Mitch Mahoney and Spellers
My Unfortunate Erection (Chip's Lament)Chip Tolentino
Woe Is MeLogainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, Carl, Dan and Company
I'm Not That Smart (Reprise) Leaf Coneybear
I Speak Six LanguagesRona Lisa Peretti, Marcy Park and Girls
The I Love You SongDouglas Panch, Olive Ostrovsky, Olive's Mom and Olive's Dad
Woe Is Me (Reprise) Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, William Barfee and Olive Ostrovsky
My Favorite Moment Of The Bee 3/SecondDouglas Panch, Rona Lisa Peretti, William Barfee, Olive Ostrovsky and Chorus
FinaleCompany and Rona Lisa Peretti
The Last GoodbyeCompany