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Summer Theatre Takes ‘Bee’ To Moscow

In what is hoped to be just the first of many co-productions with Idaho Repertory Theatre, the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre will present five performances of the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in Moscow next week to open the IRT season. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Hartung Theatre on the UI campus. Kelly Quinnett of the University of Idaho theatre department, who will be co-creative director of IRT next year, said she and “Spelling Bee” director Roger Welch had talked about doing a co-production for years and that things finally fell into place/Alan Solan, Moscow-Pullman Daily News. More here. (SR Photo/Kathy Plonka: Scene from “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” with Reed McColm and Yvonne Same)

Question: Are you a fan of the theater?


‘Spelling Bee’ Opens CST Season

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater’s version of 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from left Reed McColm, Yvonne Same, Jay Paranda, Kara Jones, Matthew Wade, Andrew Hartley, Mallory Cooney King and Laura Sable. Jim Kershner discusses the show that will open the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre season this year here. (SR Photo: Kathy Plonka)

Question: My wife and I bought each other season tickets for our gifts to each other for our 35th wedding anniversary on June 21. I’m sure we’ll both enjoy the gift b/c summer theater is a good way to enjoy summer evenings in Coeur d’Alene.

GONI! ‘Spelling Bee’ Opens CST Season

Get Out! North Idaho (via Facebook): It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That is, Cd’A Summer Theater is starting it’s new season June 12 with “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Description: “a hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime.” Oh, and it’s a musical, of course.

Question: On average, how many of the four plays of the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater do you watch in a summer season?

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