NMU Theatre and Dance transforming FRT for production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Take a sneak peek from NMU’s upcoming musical comedy on Upper Michigan Today episode 131
Kendyl Dahlstrom and Jill Grundstrom of the NMU Theatre and Dance Program talk about an...
Kendyl Dahlstrom and Jill Grundstrom of the NMU Theatre and Dance Program talk about an upcoming musical production on Upper Michigan Today.
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 11:11 AM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Today in Upper Michigan... it’s a prime day for a fall color tour.

Upper Michigan Today talks about weekend events, fall colors, and a Michigan cat with a world record.

Plus... Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is kicking off another season of musical productions.

Though technically last month’s Spotlight Variety Show got the season going, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is the first cohesive musical running at the Forest Roberts Theatre this fall.

NMU’s Department of Theatre and Dance Director Jill Grundstrom and freshman actress Kendyl Dahlstrom talk about preparations, transformations, and what to expect from the musical comedy.

What to expect from Northern Michigan University's upcoming musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Dahlstrom sings ‘Woe is Me’ from her role in the production.

Actress Kendyl Dahlstrom shares a sneak peek from her role in NMU's upcoming production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".

And finally... Grundstrom and Dahlstrom share when and where you can see the show.

When and where to see the upcoming musical from the Northern Michigan University Department of Theatre and Dance.

You can buy tickets and learn more about the show at tickets.nmu.edu

You can watch Upper Michigan Today weekdays at 9 a.m. on FOX UP.