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By Gwendolyne Honrud
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GHS Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Gwendolyne Honrud / For the Courier

Members of the Glasgow High School production "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee did a dress rehearsal on March 4. Pictured back row, left to right, Sierra Ciafardone (9). Colin Jamba, Ian Wright (14) and Kambria Ross (7). Front row, left to right, understudy Rachel Pewitt (2), Abbi Peterson (16), Heidi Anderson (18), and Tayte Prewett (3).

With temperatures still predicted to be below freezing this weekend and spring still a ways off, locals looking for an indoor distraction need look no further than Glasgow High School this weekend. Opening Friday night, March 8, and playing through the weekend is The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

The talented cast of students perform a heartwarming and humorous production, showcasing the ups and downs of adolescence. Full of laughs and love of knowledge, the play highlights the talents of an ensemble cast of young thespians and production staff.

Directed by Desiree Johnson with musical direction from Luree Green-Chappell, the play opens at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, with shows following Saturday and Monday, March 9 and 11, also at 7 p.m. A Sunday matinee showing will be at 4 p.m., March 10.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Cast:

Isabelle Griffin as Rona Lisa Peretti

Tyler FitzSimmons as Vice Principal Douglas Panch

Fynn Sukut as Mitch Mahoney

Colin Jamba as Chip Tolentino

Cerenity Olson as Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere

Sierra Ciafardone as Leaf Coneybear

Ian Wright as William Barfee

Kambria Ross as Marcy Park

Tayte Prewett as Olive Ostrovsky

The show also features a cameo performance by Colton Pewitt as Olive's dad. Joely Chappell with Rachel Pewitt, Tayte Prewitt and Rachel Sigmundstad as the production staff.

Tickets will be available at the door: $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.


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