Eastern Michigan University Theatre will close its 2021-22 season with performances of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" on April 1-3 and 8-10.
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" follows the story of six young spelling bee contestants and three adults who are attempting to run the show. It won a 2005 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.
Four audience members at each performance will be invited on stage to participate as guest spellers. Anyone interested in joining EMU Theatre on stage will need to bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear a mask.
The performances on April 1, 2, 8, and 9, will be held at 7 p.m. and on April 3 and 10, at 2 p.m.
Performances will be held at the Legacy Theatre in the Judy Sturgis Hill Building at 1030 E. Circle Drive. Parking is available at the Alexander Guest Lot, Pease Guest Lot, Ford Commuter and Staff Lots, and parking meters on campus. Masks are required for the events.
Tickets are $18 for regular admission, $14 for those 60+, and $12 for EMU students and MAINSTAGE patrons. Tickets are available for purchase at the Judy Sturgis Hill Ticket Office, by phone at 734-487-2282, and online at www.emutix.com.