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VA Rep Presents: Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee
September 29 - Nov 5, 2017
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn

Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison
By Cheryl L. West
Directed Audra Honaker
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Akeelah is an 11-year-old spelling p-r-o-d-i-g-y who will stop at nothing to make her dreams come true. Based on the 2006 film starring Keke Palmer, the play follows the journey of Akeelah as she travels from the south side of Chicago to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Length: 2 Hours 20 minutes w/ intermission
Suggested for ages 7 and up.

Single tickets start at $20*
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