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Hendrix Players Present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Putnam County Spelling Bee

CONWAY, Ark. (February 11, 2013) - The Hendrix Players will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Wednesday, Feb. 20, through Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. at Cabe Theatre.

Tickets are free but reservations are required for performances. Reservations are available by calling the Box Office at 501-450-1343, dropping by the Box Office window located in the lobby of Cabe Theatre, or by visiting the online Box Office (

In The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, six adolescents learn that winning isn't everything and neither is losing. Conceived by Rebecca Feldman and based on a book by Rachel Sheinkin, the production features music and lyrics by William Finn. The play does contain some adult language. The production is sponsored by the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance and directed by Hendrix theatre professor Ann Muse.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit