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
Box Office (www.hendrix.edu/theatrearts).
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 www.hendrix.edu.