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This edition: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee



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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

  • "Harry Clarke"
  • Monday, December 17 - 1:30pm
  • Jeff Daniels in "Blackbird"
  • Monday, December 17 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 22 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 23 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 24 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Holiday Critics 2016
  • Monday, December 24 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 29 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 30 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 31 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  •  "Indecent" and "Come From Away"
  • Monday, December 31 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 5 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 6 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 7 - 7:30am, 1:30pm