Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the MATCH. You may purchase concessions at the show.
School Matinees Monday - Friday
October 24 – November 10, 2017 Open only to groups from Public, Private or Home Schools
Akeelah has a gift for words and a determined spirit. Despite the objections of her mother and the tough world around her, she enters spelling contests and earns a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This is the inspirational journey of an 11 year old girl whose courage touches the hearts of her coach, her school and her neighborhood.
Recommended for 5th Grade and up.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.
Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences.
Special thanks to our media sponsor, Houston Family Magazine,
for its generous support of this production.