BCC Players

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The BCC Players present the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as their 2018 Spring Musical. Spelling Bee


$15 general admission
$10 students/staff/seniors

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At the door (one hour prior)

By phone: 413-236-2100


Fri., May 11 & 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Sat., May 12 & 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Sun., May 13 & 20 at 2:00 p.m.


Boland Theatre
(Koussevitzky Building)

Berkshire Community College 
1350 West St., Pittsfield, MA

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Music and Lyrics by

William Finn

Book by

Rachel Sheinkin

Conceived by

Rebecca Feldman

Additional Material by: 

Jay Reiss

Originally Directed on Broadway by 

James Lapine

Originally produced on Broadway by

David Stone
James L. Nederlander
Barbara Whitman
Patrick Catullo
Barrington Stage Company
Second Stage Theatre

  • Cast

    Student Spellers:

    Chip Tolentino (Jesus) — Matt Passetto

    Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere — Isabel Costa

    Leaf Coneybear — Christopher Dellea

    William Barfée — Joey Rainone IV

    Marcy Park — Rebecca Hughes

    Olive Ostrovsky — Kimberly Gritman


    Rona Lisa Peretti (and Olive’s Mom) — Monica Bliss

    Vice Principal Dolores Panch — Shannon Gwozdz

    Mitch Mahoney (and Dan dad and Olive’s dad — Aurora Rines


    Leaf’s siblings — Chloe Boehm, Allison Ramsdell

  • Crew


    Director — Tom Towne

    Musical DirectorEllen Shanahan

    ChoreographyAndrea Borak

    Dance CaptainRebecca Hughes

    Technical Director/Scenic ArtistAlzie Mercado

    Stage ManagerSharae Gadson

    Producer ManagerEllen Shanahan

    Set DesignAlzie Mercado                                                     

    Set ConstructionLyndsay deManbey, Rebecca Hughes, Shannon Gwozdz, Brittney Collins

    Costume DesignerStella Giulietta Schwartz

    Makeup/HairRebecca Hughes

    Lighting DesignKevin McGerigle

    Sound DesignLawrence Belanger

    SoundPatrick Elliot, Emmanuel Kodjo

    PropsSharae Gadson                                                

    Box OfficeLyndsay deManbey

    MarketingKimberly Cortes-Gritman

    Poster & Program DesignBCC Marketing & Communications Department


Contact Kevin McGerigle at or 413-236-4713 or Ellen Shanahan at 413-236-4703 or

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