Theatre Review: “Spelling Bee” at Beef and Boards

On Thursday, December 30, for my last show of 2010, I drove to the northwest side of Indianapolis to the Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre for Media Night for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”  Because this theatre’s seasons run January-December, this is the first show of Beef and Boards’ 38th season.

There are a lot of talented cuties in this Tony Award-winning musical comedy and the service was excellent as usual so I had a wonderful time.  I also enjoyed talking shop with some of my fellow reviewers.

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Theatre Review: “A Beef and Boards Christmas 2008”

The cast of a Beef and Boards Christmas 2008 - photo by Julie Curry

Last Saturday night, my friend Jack and I met at the Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre on the northwest side of Indy to see “A Beef and Boards Christmas.”  The show is a family-friendly smorgasbord of Christmas music, both secular and religious, enhanced by fun choreography, make-you-groan jokes, and a touch of patriotism.

I overheard a young boy say to his mother afterwards, “That show was non-stop songs!” It is indeed.

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