Akeelah and the Bee

    Sat, Jan 19, 2013

    Times: 1pm

    Venue: Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center

    559 Washington St., Boston, MA 02116

    Contact:

    Artsemerson Box Office

    tickets@artsemerson.org

    617-824-8400

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    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presents: Akeelah and the Beek. Akeelah Anderson, a bright young girl with a gift for words living in South Los Angeles, feels a little out of place. She has an undeniable awareness of language, but doesn't want to be called a brainiac. Still, against the wishes of her mother (Angela Bassett), Akeelah enters the spelling bee, coached by Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne), and earns a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Akeelah and the Bee is a hopeful tale of the power of knowledge, the courage it takes to push yourself far, and the community that is behind each success story.

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