OPENING WEEKEND FOR “THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE” MUSICAL COMEDY

The fun starts this weekend, with opening night on Friday, November 9. You’ll enjoy lots of laughs at Moorhead High School theater department’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The Tony-Award winning, musical comedy will be performed during three weekends this month, and each show will be a little different thanks to a rotation of celebrity guest stars, so you can see it more than once, yet always be treated to new surprises!

The hit musical features the unlikeliest of heroes – a quirky, yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. Audiences will share countless hilarious moments, outstanding singing and choreography,  and even some poignant scenes. Take a look at the long list of celebrity guest stars who will make appearances during the performances alongside the amazingly talented ensemble of Moorhead High students:

Nov. 9: Radio personalities, Rat and Zero from Y-94, plus Steve Poitras from KFGO.

Nov. 10:  Fox News Director Jim Shaw and radio personalities, Cori Jensen from FM105 and Mike McFeely from KFGO.

Nov. 11:  Former TV personality and current FM Convention and Visitors Bureau President, Charley Johnson.

Nov. 16: Moorhead mayor, Mark Voxland and WDAY Reporter, Kelsey Roseth.

Nov. 17: (To be announced)

Nov. 18:  KVLY news personalities, Stephanie Goetz and Amy Unrau, plus Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist.

Nov. 23: WDAY radio personality, Christopher Gabriel and Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader, Leah.

Nov. 24:  (To be announced)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be performed at the Moorhead High School auditorium November 9-11, November 16-18, and November 23-24 (Thanksgiving weekend). Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, with Sunday matinees at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $6 for students (ages 18 and under) and $10 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at the MHS Activities Office or by calling (218) 284-2345. Tickets will also be available at the door. Please arrive early to buy tickets and be seated before the performances.

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