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'Akeelah And The Bee'


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until March 11, 2018[days & times]
  • WHERE Casa del Prado Theatre, 1600 Village Place, San Diego
    Map | Website
  • AGES 12+
  • COST $14 - $16

An inspiring story that celebrates diversity, friendship and the triumph of the human spirit. "Akeelah and the Bee" tells the story of a spunky 11-year-old girl whose razor-sharp mind just might take her all the way from the Chicago projects to the finals of the National Spelling Bee.

Akeelah has a crazy passion for words: the more abstruse and labyrinthine, the better. But this gift is almost overwhelmed by the challenge of her daily life in a tough, Chicago neighborhood.

Akeelah’s aptitude earns her a spot in the National Spelling Bee, which inspires the people in her neighborhood with her courage and tenacity.

- Written by Cheryl L. West
- Based on the book by Doug Atchison
- Directed by James Saba

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for "Akeelah and the Bee." Courtesy o...

Above: Promotional graphic for "Akeelah and the Bee." Courtesy of San Diego Junior Theatre.


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