This is part 2 of the interview with three of the cast members from the entertaining musical, ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ now playing at the San Jose Repertory Theater.

In this segment, the cast talks about some of the challenges of dealing with audience members participating on stage. It can make for unpredictable live spectacle!

Also, it can be sometimes difficult as an actor to keep a straight face, especially in a comedy musical like the ‘Bee’ with plenty of laughs and improvisation.

Stark Insider Presents: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Cast Interview

Part 1 – ‘Getting to know the cast’
Part 2 – ‘The audience, staying in character’
Part 3 – ‘Relating to the Bee, Barfee’s hair’
Bonus – The ‘Spelling Bee’ Theater Training: So You Think You Can Dance Edition with Amanda Folena, Assistant Director

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