Auditions for ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ March 11 in Byron

Online Staff Report

BYRON, Ill. — Auditions for Byron Civic Theatre’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 11, in the new Byron Middle School Theatre, 696 N. Colfax St., Byron, Ill.

When a group of young spellers compete for the top prize at the annual spelling bee, tension mounts as the contestants cope with overzealous parents, sabotage attempts, teen-age crushes and the horrors of puberty.

Show dates are April 27-28 and May 4-5 at 7:30 p.m., and April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m.

For more about roles and audition requirements, visit or e-mail

Posted March 9, 2012

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