‘THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE’: Four students from St. Tammany Parish will be in the cast when the musical theater department at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Nov. 15 at Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans.

This delightful show follows a group of students as they compete for the spelling bee title, learn some unexpected lessons, and even grow up a little along the way.

Advance tickets are available at www.midcitytheatre.com or by calling (504) 488-1460.

Cast members from St. Tammany Parish are Nicholas Dayton, of Slidell, an 11th-grader at the NOCCA Academic Studio; Madison Kerth, of Mandeville, an 11th-grader at the NOCCA Academic Studio; Jake Weaver, of Slidell, an 11th-grader at Slidell High School; and Madison Weathersby, of Mandeville, a 12th-grader at Fontainebleau High School.