Show and Spell

Show and Spell
by Julia Brownell

Productions (127)
  • Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 3 either (16 actors possible: 5-15 f, 1-11 m)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-010-5

Show and Spell
by Julia Brownell

(2)
Productions (127)
  • Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 3 either (16 actors possible: 5-15 f, 1-11 m)
  • Set: Minimal.

Five middle schoolers take on overzealous parents, crazy coaches, and nostalgic relatives as they prepare for the annual spelling bee in this insightful comedy for young actors. With contestants that range from an unflappable cheerleader who cheers all her words to the anxiety-prone daughter of a movie star, spelling the words correctly may be the least of these kids' worries. This play wonderfully illustrates the pressure that kids feel to compete, and the family support that makes it all bearable.

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Play Details

Five middle schoolers take on overzealous parents, crazy coaches, and nostalgic relatives as they prepare for the annual spelling bee in this insightful comedy for young actors. With contestants that range from an unflappable cheerleader who cheers all her words to the anxiety-prone daughter of a movie star, spelling the words correctly may be the least of these kids' worries. This play wonderfully illustrates the pressure that kids feel to compete, and the family support that makes it all bearable.

  • Comedy
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 8 f, 5 m, 3 either (16 actors possible: 5-15 f, 1-11 m)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-010-5

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NOV 16, 2017 - NOV 16, 2017
Belleville West High School
Belleville, IL United States
Belleville West High School Belleville, IL United States
NOV 09, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Hershey High School
Hershey, NE United States
Hershey High School Hershey, NE United States
MAY 18, 2017 - MAY 19, 2017
Marblehead Little Theatre
Marblehead, MA United States
Marblehead Little Theatre Marblehead, MA United States
MAY 18, 2017 - MAY 21, 2017
Blue Ridge Community College
Weyers Cave, VA United States
Blue Ridge Community College Weyers Cave, VA United States
MAY 16, 2017 - MAY 16, 2017
CRMS Theater Arts
Austin, TX United States
CRMS Theater Arts Austin, TX United States
MAY 12, 2017 - MAY 12, 2017
Summit School
Winston Salem, NC United States
Summit School Winston Salem, NC United States
MAY 05, 2017 - MAY 08, 2017
Uintah Middle School
Vernal, UT United States
Uintah Middle School Vernal, UT United States
APR 28, 2017 - APR 29, 2017
Goodland High School
Goodland, KS United States
Goodland High School Goodland, KS United States
FEB 03, 2017 - JUN 04, 2017
Camden Middle School
Camden, NY United States
Camden Middle School Camden, NY United States
JAN 11, 2017 - JAN 12, 2017
LISD Middle School Theatre
Lumberton, TX United States
LISD Middle School Theatre Lumberton, TX United States
DEC 08, 2016 - DEC 09, 2016
Southwest ISD
San Antonio, TX United States
Southwest ISD San Antonio, TX United States
NOV 21, 2016 - DEC 09, 2016
Powell County Middle School
Stanton, KY United States
Powell County Middle School Stanton, KY United States
NOV 17, 2016 - NOV 18, 2016
Vista PEAK Exploratory
Aurora, CO United States
Vista PEAK Exploratory Aurora, CO United States
OCT 14, 2016 - OCT 15, 2016
Little Mill Middle School
Cumming, GA United States
Little Mill Middle School Cumming, GA United States
AUG 12, 2016 - AUG 12, 2016
Jewish Community Center
Houston, TX United States
Jewish Community Center Houston, TX United States
MAY 12, 2016 - MAY 14, 2016
Walnut Hills High School
Cincinnati, OH United States
Walnut Hills High School Cincinnati, OH United States
MAY 07, 2016 - MAY 07, 2016
St. Mary Catholic High School
Dell Rapids, SD United States
St. Mary Catholic High School Dell Rapids, SD United States
MAY 05, 2016 - MAY 05, 2016
Corpus Christi School
Wheeling, WV United States
Corpus Christi School Wheeling, WV United States
MAY 05, 2016 - MAY 13, 2016
Lake Oswego Junior High School
Lake Oswego, OR United States
Lake Oswego Junior High School Lake Oswego, OR United States
JAN 12, 2016 - JAN 12, 2016
School
Danville, CA United States
School Danville, CA United States
MAY 15, 2015 - MAY 15, 2015
mccowan middle school
Glenn Heights, TX United States
mccowan middle school Glenn Heights, TX United States
MAY 08, 2015 - MAY 09, 2015
Eckburg Center At SCPS
Savannah, GA United States
Eckburg Center At SCPS Savannah, GA United States
APR 10, 2015 - APR 10, 2015
Washington Middle School
Washington, IA United States
Washington Middle School Washington, IA United States
APR 01, 2015 - MAY 15, 2015
Emily Brittain
Butler, PA United States
Emily Brittain Butler, PA United States
MAR 18, 2015 - MAR 19, 2015
Mt. Tabor Middle School
Portland, OR United States
Mt. Tabor Middle School Portland, OR United States
MAR 13, 2015 - MAR 14, 2015
Spearfish Middle School
Spearfish, SD United States
Spearfish Middle School Spearfish, SD United States
MAR 05, 2015 - MAR 06, 2015
Eastampton Community School
Eastampton, NJ United States
Eastampton Community School Eastampton, NJ United States
FEB 26, 2015 - FEB 27, 2015
Sartartia Middle School
Sugar Land, TX United States
Sartartia Middle School Sugar Land, TX United States
FEB 20, 2015 - MAR 05, 2015
Charles Patterson Middle School
Killeen, TX United States
Charles Patterson Middle School Killeen, TX United States
JAN 29, 2015 - JAN 30, 2015
La Paz Intermediate School
Mission Viejo, CA United States
La Paz Intermediate School Mission Viejo, CA United States
DEC 03, 2014 - DEC 06, 2014
El Capitan High School
Lakeside, CA United States
El Capitan High School Lakeside, CA United States
NOV 13, 2014 - NOV 14, 2014
University Liggett School
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
University Liggett School Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
OCT 23, 2014 - OCT 24, 2014
Rice Middle School
Plano, TX United States
Rice Middle School Plano, TX United States
OCT 03, 2014 - OCT 04, 2014
Ft. Jennings High School
Ft. Jennings, OH United States
Ft. Jennings High School Ft. Jennings, OH United States
JUL 11, 2014 - JUL 13, 2014
Assumption Catholic School
Spring Valley, WI United States
Assumption Catholic School Spring Valley, WI United States
JUN 05, 2014 - JUN 05, 2014
Midlothian Middle
Midlothian, VA United States
Midlothian Middle Midlothian, VA United States
MAY 23, 2014 - MAY 23, 2014
Claremont Christian Academy
Claremont, NH United States
Claremont Christian Academy Claremont, NH United States
MAY 07, 2014 - MAY 08, 2014
Woodward Academy
College Park, GA United States
Woodward Academy College Park, GA United States
MAY 02, 2014 - MAY 02, 2014
Fairport High School Drama Club
Fairport, NY United States
Fairport High School Drama Club Fairport, NY United States
APR 07, 2014 - APR 08, 2014
DaVinci Academy
Blaine, MN United States
DaVinci Academy Blaine, MN United States
APR 01, 2014 - MAY 20, 2014
Maury Middle School
Dandridge, TN United States
Maury Middle School Dandridge, TN United States
MAR 06, 2014 - MAR 08, 2014
Laval High School
Carbonear , NL Canada
Laval High School Carbonear , NL Canada
FEB 07, 2014 - FEB 08, 2014
Old Quarry Middle School
Lemont, IL United States
Old Quarry Middle School Lemont, IL United States
DEC 03, 2013 - DEC 06, 2013
Mountain Vista Community School
Colorado Springs, CO United States
Mountain Vista Community School Colorado Springs, CO United States
NOV 16, 2013 - NOV 18, 2013
International Schools Services
Cranbury, NJ United States
International Schools Services Cranbury, NJ United States
NOV 08, 2013 - NOV 08, 2013
St. Anne's Episcopal School
Middletown, DE United States
St. Anne's Episcopal School Middletown, DE United States
NOV 06, 2013 - NOV 09, 2013
Parkway South Middle School
Manchester, MO United States
Parkway South Middle School Manchester, MO United States
JUN 01, 2013 - JUN 30, 2013
Long Beach Middle School Auditorium
Long Beach, NY United States
Long Beach Middle School Auditorium Long Beach, NY United States
MAY 23, 2013 - MAY 23, 2013
ASU Preparatory Academy Middle School
Mesa, AZ United States
ASU Preparatory Academy Middle School Mesa, AZ United States
MAY 18, 2013 - MAY 18, 2013
The Clariden School
Southlake, TX United States
The Clariden School Southlake, TX United States
MAY 14, 2013 - MAY 14, 2013
Schutz American School
Alexandria, Egypt
Schutz American School Alexandria, Egypt
MAY 09, 2013 - MAY 09, 2013
Teague Middle School
Altamonte Springs, FL United States
Teague Middle School Altamonte Springs, FL United States
MAY 09, 2013 - MAY 09, 2013
Calvary Chapel Academy
West Melbourne, FL United States
Calvary Chapel Academy West Melbourne, FL United States
APR 25, 2013 - APR 25, 2013
The Howard School
Carpinteria, CA United States
The Howard School Carpinteria, CA United States
APR 19, 2013 - APR 20, 2013
Hebron Academy
Hebron, ME United States
Hebron Academy Hebron, ME United States
APR 15, 2013 - APR 25, 2013
Kern Valley High School
Lake Isabella, CA United States
Kern Valley High School Lake Isabella, CA United States
APR 01, 2013 - APR 30, 2013
The School Of Arts & Sciences
Tallahassee, FL United States
The School Of Arts & Sciences Tallahassee, FL United States
MAR 23, 2013 - MAR 23, 2013
Mossy Creek Middle School
Kathleen, GA United States
Mossy Creek Middle School Kathleen, GA United States
MAR 22, 2013 - MAR 24, 2013
Kodaikanal International School
Kodaikanal, India
Kodaikanal International School Kodaikanal, India
MAR 07, 2013 - MAR 08, 2013
Mattacheese Middle School
West Yarmouth, MA United States
Mattacheese Middle School West Yarmouth, MA United States
MAR 01, 2013 - MAR 03, 2013
Skyline Middle School
Harrisonburg, VA United States
Skyline Middle School Harrisonburg, VA United States
MAR 01, 2013 - MAR 31, 2013
Taylor Jr High School
Mesa, AZ United States
Taylor Jr High School Mesa, AZ United States
FEB 22, 2013 - FEB 22, 2013
Central Jr. High PTO
Camp Point, IL United States
Central Jr. High PTO Camp Point, IL United States
FEB 22, 2013 - FEB 22, 2013
Prairie Middle School
Prairie Du Chien, WI United States
Prairie Middle School Prairie Du Chien, WI United States
FEB 07, 2013 - FEB 09, 2013
Longfellow Middle School
Falls Church, VA United States
Longfellow Middle School Falls Church, VA United States
JAN 31, 2013 - FEB 01, 2013
St. Theresa School
Des Moines, IA United States
St. Theresa School Des Moines, IA United States
DEC 18, 2012 - DEC 18, 2012
Sunnyvale Middle School
Sunnyvale, CA United States
Sunnyvale Middle School Sunnyvale, CA United States
NOV 19, 2012 - NOV 20, 2012
Northdale Middle School
Coon Rapids, MN United States
Northdale Middle School Coon Rapids, MN United States
NOV 15, 2012 - NOV 16, 2012
Randolph School
Huntsville, AL United States
Randolph School Huntsville, AL United States
NOV 09, 2012 - NOV 09, 2012
Wester Middle School
Frisco, TX United States
Wester Middle School Frisco, TX United States
NOV 07, 2012 - NOV 08, 2012
Seattle Academy
Seattle, WA United States
Seattle Academy Seattle, WA United States
NOV 05, 2012 - NOV 05, 2012
Canyon Ridge Middle School
Austin, TX United States
Canyon Ridge Middle School Austin, TX United States
OCT 12, 2012 - OCT 12, 2012
Alpha Public School Drama Club
ALpha, NJ United States
Alpha Public School Drama Club ALpha, NJ United States
SEP 22, 2012 - SEP 22, 2012
Helena College Senior School
Innaloo, Australia
Helena College Senior School Innaloo, Australia
JUN 15, 2012 - JUN 15, 2012
Chamlian Armenian School
Glendale, CA United States
Chamlian Armenian School Glendale, CA United States
MAY 22, 2012 - MAY 22, 2012
Cab Calloway School Of The Arts
Wilmington, DE United States
Cab Calloway School Of The Arts Wilmington, DE United States
MAY 02, 2012 - MAY 03, 2012
Greenwich Academy
Greenwich, CT United States
Greenwich Academy Greenwich, CT United States
APR 13, 2012 - APR 13, 2012
Dallas Christian Middle School
Mesquite, TX United States
Dallas Christian Middle School Mesquite, TX United States
APR 13, 2012 - APR 13, 2012
Dallas Christian Middle School
Mesquite, TX United States
Dallas Christian Middle School Mesquite, TX United States
APR 12, 2012 - APR 15, 2012
Kleb Intermediate
Klein, TX United States
Kleb Intermediate Klein, TX United States
APR 11, 2012 - APR 14, 2012
Ridgeview Middle School Gym
Oromocto, NB Canada
Ridgeview Middle School Gym Oromocto, NB Canada
APR 01, 2012 - APR 30, 2012
Bill Sybert School
El Paso, TX United States
Bill Sybert School El Paso, TX United States
MAR 01, 2012 - MAR 31, 2012
Franklin ISD
Franklin, TX United States
Franklin ISD Franklin, TX United States
FEB 16, 2012 - FEB 16, 2012
John Hopkins Middle School
St. Petersburg, FL United States
John Hopkins Middle School St. Petersburg, FL United States
JAN 19, 2012 - JAN 19, 2012
University Prep
Seattle, WA United States
University Prep Seattle, WA United States
DEC 14, 2011 - DEC 14, 2011
Royster Middle School
Chanute, KS United States
Royster Middle School Chanute, KS United States
NOV 17, 2011 - NOV 17, 2011
Crystal Springs Uplands School
Hillsborough, CA United States
Crystal Springs Uplands School Hillsborough, CA United States
NOV 04, 2011 - NOV 05, 2011
Little Mill Middle School
Cumming, GA United States
Little Mill Middle School Cumming, GA United States
OCT 28, 2011 - OCT 29, 2011
Terra Cotta Middle School
Lake Elsinore, CA United States
Terra Cotta Middle School Lake Elsinore, CA United States
AUG 01, 2011 - AUG 31, 2011
Creek Valley Middle School
Carrollton, TX United States
Creek Valley Middle School Carrollton, TX United States
MAY 30, 2011 - MAY 30, 2011
Cardinal Maida Academy
Vandergrift, PA United States
Cardinal Maida Academy Vandergrift, PA United States
MAY 24, 2011 - MAY 24, 2011
Shelby County West Middle School
Shelbyville, KY United States
Shelby County West Middle School Shelbyville, KY United States
MAY 21, 2011 - MAY 21, 2011
Aventures In Education
Kernersville, NC United States
Aventures In Education Kernersville, NC United States
MAY 18, 2011 - MAY 18, 2011
Limon Middle School
Limon, CO United States
Limon Middle School Limon, CO United States
MAY 17, 2011 - MAY 18, 2011
Grand Blanc West Middle School
Grand Blanc, MI United States
Grand Blanc West Middle School Grand Blanc, MI United States
MAY 09, 2011 - MAY 09, 2011
Our Lady Of Lourdes
West Islip, NY United States
Our Lady Of Lourdes West Islip, NY United States
MAY 05, 2011 - MAY 06, 2011
RJ Grey Junior High Drama Club
Acton, MA United States
RJ Grey Junior High Drama Club Acton, MA United States
MAY 01, 2011 - MAY 31, 2011
Union Public Schools
Broken Arrow, OK United States
Union Public Schools Broken Arrow, OK United States
MAR 24, 2011 - MAR 25, 2011
Beverly Manor School
Washington, IL United States
Beverly Manor School Washington, IL United States
MAR 18, 2011 - MAR 19, 2011
Lexington Middle School
Lexington, MO United States
Lexington Middle School Lexington, MO United States
FEB 12, 2011 - FEB 18, 2011
Sartartia Middle School
Sugar Land, TX United States
Sartartia Middle School Sugar Land, TX United States
JAN 28, 2011 - JAN 29, 2011
Forsyth Country Day School
Lewisville, NC United States
Forsyth Country Day School Lewisville, NC United States
JAN 27, 2011 - JAN 27, 2011
Stivers School For The Arts
Dayton, OH United States
Stivers School For The Arts Dayton, OH United States
JAN 21, 2011 - JAN 21, 2011
Bordentown Middle School Auditorium
Bordentown, NJ United States
Bordentown Middle School Auditorium Bordentown, NJ United States
DEC 04, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
Oceanway Middle School
Jacksonville, FL United States
Oceanway Middle School Jacksonville, FL United States
DEC 03, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
Waukee Community School District--South MS
Waukee, IA United States
Waukee Community School District--South MS Waukee, IA United States
NOV 18, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
Oceanway Middle School
Jacksonville, FL United States
Oceanway Middle School Jacksonville, FL United States
NOV 11, 2010 - NOV 11, 2010
Wilson Middle School
Muncie, IN United States
Wilson Middle School Muncie, IN United States
NOV 04, 2010 - NOV 05, 2010
Scoggins Middle School
Frisco, TX United States
Scoggins Middle School Frisco, TX United States
JUL 22, 2010 - JUL 25, 2010
Jefferson Community Theatre
Jefferson, GA United States
Jefferson Community Theatre Jefferson, GA United States
JUL 02, 2010 - JUL 02, 2010
Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy
Topeka, KS United States
Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy Topeka, KS United States
JUN 10, 2010 - JUN 10, 2010
Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy
Rockville, MD United States
Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy Rockville, MD United States
JUN 06, 2010 - JUN 06, 2010
West Hills Middle School
West Bloomfield, MI United States
West Hills Middle School West Bloomfield, MI United States
MAY 25, 2010 - MAY 25, 2010
The Howard School
Carpinteria, CA United States
The Howard School Carpinteria, CA United States
MAY 14, 2010 - MAY 14, 2010
Holton-Arms School
Bethesda, MD United States
Holton-Arms School Bethesda, MD United States
MAY 14, 2010 - MAY 15, 2010
Loiederman MS Gymnasium
Silver Spring, MD United States
Loiederman MS Gymnasium Silver Spring, MD United States
MAY 09, 2010 - MAY 09, 2010
Teague Middle School
Longwood, FL United States
Teague Middle School Longwood, FL United States
APR 08, 2010 - APR 09, 2010
Lawn Avenue Middle School
Jamestown, RI United States
Lawn Avenue Middle School Jamestown, RI United States
APR 06, 2010 - APR 07, 2010
Frontenac School
Frontenac, KS United States
Frontenac School Frontenac, KS United States
MAR 29, 2010 - MAR 30, 2010
Liberty Middle School
Ashland, VA United States
Liberty Middle School Ashland, VA United States
MAR 16, 2010 - MAR 18, 2010
Nixa Junior High School
Nixa, MO United States
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MAR 11, 2010 - MAR 12, 2010
Morton Middle School
Vandalia, OH United States
Morton Middle School Vandalia, OH United States
MAR 09, 2010 - MAR 09, 2010
Montgomery Catholic Middle School
Montgomery, AL United States
Montgomery Catholic Middle School Montgomery, AL United States
FEB 10, 2010 - MAR 26, 2010
Connally Junior High
Waco, TX United States
Connally Junior High Waco, TX United States
JAN 19, 2010 - JAN 20, 2010
Foothills Middle School
Arcadia, CA United States
Foothills Middle School Arcadia, CA United States
JAN 14, 2010 - JAN 14, 2010
New Hanover County Schools
Wilmington, NC United States
New Hanover County Schools Wilmington, NC United States
JUL 20, 2005 - JUL 20, 2005
Junior New Players Company
Ridgewood, NJ United States
Junior New Players Company Ridgewood, NJ United States
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Belleville, IL United States
Belleville West High School Belleville, IL United States
NOV 09, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Hershey High School
Hershey, NE United States
Hershey High School Hershey, NE United States
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