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This edition: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 1, 2005.

Composer/lyricist William Finn and director James Lapine discuss their collaboration on the new musical, THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, which opened Off-Broadway at Second Stage and went on to become one of last season's biggest Broadway hits.

Also, on the program SPELLING BEE actors JESSE TYLER FERGUSON, CELIA KEENAN-BOLGER and Tony Award winner DAN FOGLER who explain how they successfully play kids half their age in the beloved show.

Guest List

  • David Ives, playwright, "The Liar"
  • Saturday, January 20 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 21 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 22 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The New Stars of "Hamilton"
  • Monday, January 22 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 27 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 28 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 29 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Elaine Stritch's 88th Birthday Bash
  • Monday, January 29 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 3 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 4 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 5 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
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  • Monday, February 5 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 11 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 12 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
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  • Monday, February 12 - 8:00pm