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Akeelah and the Bee at The Coterie — September 20 - October 16, 2022

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Sep 20

2022-09-20 2022-10-16 Akeelah and the Bee at The Coterie — September 20 - October 16, 2022

Akeelah and the Bee
By Cheryl L. West
Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison

A girl with natural spelling talent from the South Side of Chicago, young Akeelah Anderson is forced to expose her hidden smarts when her principal pushes her to participate in the school spelling bee. At first fearful of being mocked as a “brainiac,” Akeelah eventually agrees to be coached by reclusive and strict Dr. Larabee. Plus, her mother doesn’t see the pulchritude (a new word audiences will learn) of spelling an amazing word—so to make it to the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Akeelah will need to make some hard choices and find all the help she can get.

Approx. Length: 65 Minutes

At Crown Center
2450 Grand Blvd,
Suite 144
Kansas City, MO
64108-2520

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20 Sep 2022 - 16 Oct 2022
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