With the change in venue, things might be a little confusing about our upcoming performance. We are here to answer the most frequently asked questions to help you have the best experience possible at "...Spelling Bee"!
Is the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee being put on by Weston Friendly?
Yes! We're the same Weston Friendly - just our location has changed to Weston's United Methodist Church stage for "...Spelling Bee"
What's the venue like at Weston's United Methodist Church?
Wow! It's a great place to host our "...Spelling Bee!" This auditorium space is similar to our Weston Town Hall venue but a bit cozier and without a balcony.
Will you have a live orchestra?
Yes! As always, we will have a live Orchestra.
What will your seating be like?
Most seating will be our signature cabaret style - small tables surrounded by chairs. All seating is general admission. But we are also offering speller seats!
What are "speller" seats?
The "F-U-N-N-E-S-T" seats in the house are our speller seats! Speller seats will be front row seats facing the stage. If you choose a speller seat, you may be lucky enough to be called on stage as a guest speller!
How much are tickets?
Online purchases of general admission tickets are $26 & speller tickets are &30.
Can I bring my children to the show?
The show does contain mature themes which may not be appropriate for younger viewers.We encourage you to check out some of the many online resources to ensure this musical is appropriate for your child.
Give us a brief overview of your involvement in theater:
I began doing stage crew and stage managing in middle school and continued throughout high school. In high school I was also a part of Weston Drama workshop during the summer. I took a break from theater during college. But I’m back now!
What past shows have you been involved in at WFS:
I have been on the stage management team for Fiddler on the Roof, Pajama Game, and Annie; and was onstage for Jerry’s Girls.
What is your favorite song from ...Spelling Bee? Which Character do you relate to the most?
My favorite song is “The I Love You Song” and I probably relate to Marcy the most.
What was your first Broadway show? If you could work on any show what would it be:
My first broadway show was Sound of Music. And I know it’s not available yet but definitely Waitress.
What made you want to be apart of WFS’ production of ...Spelling Bee:
I remembered how fun it was, having stage managed it in high school!