The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Writers: Rachel Sheinkin William Finn


Siobhan McNulty

Chicago, Illinois

Will Lasley

Nashville, TN

Jimbo Lattimore

Memphis, Tennessee

Lucas Blakely

Toronto, ON

  • Chip Tolentino at University of Toronto-Mississauga (2016)

Henry Malueg

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

  • Olive's Dad/Ensemble (Male U.S.) at UW - Eau Claire (2022)

cay ryan murray

Sherman Oaks, California

  • Olive at Whitefire Theatre (2021)

Jillian McAuley


  • Doug Panch at Austin Prep (2019)

Gigi Mechetti

North Massapequa, NY

  • Olive Ostrovsky at American Theater Dance Workshop (2018)
  • Logainne Shwarzandgrubenierre at LITW (2019)

Finley Young

Mableton, Georgia

  • Chip Tolentino at Campbell High School
  • Olive's Dad at Campbell High School

Ayla Isobel Ellershaw

London, England

  • Rona at Bodywork Company International (2020)

Riona Lally

Los Angeles, CA

  • Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre at Rising Star Youth Theatre (2016)

Collin Geter

Columbia, Maryland

  • Mitch Mahoney at Drama Learning Center (2019)

Bethany Livers

New Orleans, LA

Makenna Louks

Welland, Ontario

  • Eve Addams (Ensemble) at St Lawrence College (2019)

Landers Markwick


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