|"A mix of irony seekers and hardcore spelling nerds." - TimeOut New York
"...the bar game of choice for self-proclaimed geeks and well-groomed lovers of logorrhea."- The Village Voice
"...go for the cold drinks and the inevitable laughs derived from watching a person who is tipsy try to spell trichotillomania."
- The New York Times
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee burst into New York's independent arts scene in 2004, offering a fun, nostalgic, unexpected barroom diversion.
Hosts bobbyblue and Jen Dziura (a singer and a comedian/Mensa member, respectively), pioneered the kinder and gentler three-strikes-you're-out format, the use of cheeky icebreaker questions, an original theme song, and a bantering hosting style that make the show entertaining for contestants as well as spectators.
Over the last 12+ years, bobby and Jen have hosted well over 100 spelling bees, including 60+ person fundraising events for the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in Soho.
The duo is available for your corporate and private events and fundraisers -- you supply the audience; they'll bring the words, the expertise, and the guaranteed nerdy-good time.
Contact Us to hold a spelling bee for your company or organization.
Employee Spelling Bee for Manhattan GMAT:Fundraiser Spelling Bee for Housing Works: