Auditions for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” set for Sept. 21-23

The Yakima Valley College Drama Department will host auditions for its fall production, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” September 21–23. Performances will be November 3 – 5 and November 10 – 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Alicia Bickley, director of drama, will direct the production with musical direction by Steven Slusher, director of choral music.

Auditions for the production will take place from 6 – 9 p.m. on September 21 and 22 in Kendall Hall Auditorium (Building 12) on the college’s Yakima Campus. Callbacks will take place from 6 – 9 p.m. on September 23 in Kendall Hall Auditorium.

Auditions are open to the community with roles for actors of various genders ages 18 and older; YVC students will be given first consideration for all roles. No theater experience is necessary. Those auditioning should prepare a short contemporary piece (no longer than one minute) to sing and bring sheet music for the piece. Wear comfortable clothes that can be easily moved in during auditions.

For more information call 509.574.4837. Online ticket sales will be announced soon.

Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 /
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 /