Akeelah and the Bee

Presented by The Coterie Theatre at The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City MO

Sep 20 2022
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Oct 16 2022
Akeelah and the Bee presented by The Coterie Theatre at The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City MO

Akeelah and the Bee | September 20-October 16, 2022 | The Coterie Theatre | The Coterie presents the stage adaptation of the hit film Akeelah and the Bee

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

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission to Akeelah and the Bee is $12.00 for youth under 18, students, & seniors 60 and older; and $15.00 for adults. The Coterie offers groups of 20 or more a special rate of $6.00-$8.00 per person depending on performance date. Purchase admission through The Coterie’s box office at 816.474.6552 or www.thecoterie.org.

Contact: 816-474-6552

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 1, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 2, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 4, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Tue)
  • Oct 5, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Oct 5, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 6, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Oct 6, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 7, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Oct 7, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 7, 2022 at 07:00 pm - 08:15 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 8, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 9, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 11, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Tue)
  • Oct 12, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Oct 12, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 13, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Oct 13, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 14, 2022 at 09:45 am - 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Oct 14, 2022 at 11:45 am - 01:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 14, 2022 at 07:00 pm - 08:15 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 15, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 16, 2022 at 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

During the run of Akeelah and the Bee, The Coterie will offer these special performances:

– Opening Night – Friday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m.

– Friendly Performance for neurodiverse audiences featuring technical adjustments, sensory supports, house lights on and flexible audience expectations – Friday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m.

– Interpreted performance in American Sign Language – Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m.
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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Coterie Theatre

2450 Grand Ave., Ste. 144, Kansas City, MO 64108

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PARKING INFO

As a resident of Crown Center, individual and family attendees of The Coterie are invited to park inside Crown Center’s secure retail parking garage. The entrance to the retail lot is located on Grand St. immediately south of Crown Center. The Coterie validates for free, all-day parking.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Braille
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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