The 25tr Anuall Puttnamn Counti Spellingh Bie, sorry, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee directed by Emily Kassie ’14 finished its four night run with a side-splitting, heartwarming and just plain f-u-n finale Monday at the PW Downspace. Spelling Bee, which revolves around the titular Bee and the six eager spellers who yearn to take home the coveted trophy, is filled with strong performances and equally dazzling musical numbers thanks to the musical direction of Diego Ramos Rosas ’12. Each speller honestly portrays a particular adolescent insecurity and an unbridled enthusiasm for life as they are skillfully guided through the competitive process by Rona Lisa Peretti and Vice Principal Douglas Panch, played by Ellora Vilkin ’14 and Will Ruehle ’13, respectively. It might not be Scripps, but it surely has songs. More on the Bee after the jump. Continue Reading
Ratty Vs. V-Dub, 11/25
Ratty: Grilled Vegetables Calzone, Fried Scallop Roll, Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies.
V-Dub: Autumn Bisque, Italian Sausage Sandwich, Mac and Cheese Bar, Sauteed Spinach w/ Garlic, Red Velvet Cupcakes.
Advantage: V-Dub. Mac and Cheese bar ftw!
Ratty: Pasta E Fagioli, Zesty Lemon Chicken Thigh, Pork Chops in Tarragon Mustard, Garlic Bread Sticks, Pineapple Upside Down Cake.
V-Dub: Beef Vegetable Soup, Vegan Fagioli Soup, Shepherd's Pie, Sunny Sprouts, Whole Green Beans, Hot Fudge Pudding Cake.
Advantage: Ratty. Seasoning game strong.