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A familiar role keeps him busy in 'Bee'

Emerson graduate Miguel Cervantes plays struggling speller all summer

'He has amazing energy and stage presence,' composer and lyricist William Finn (right) says of Miguel Cervantes (left). "He has amazing energy and stage presence," composer and lyricist William Finn (right) says of Miguel Cervantes (left). (Kevin sprague)
By Terry Byrne
Globe Correspondent / June 15, 2008

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Miguel Cervantes jumped at the chance to play a loser. "Are you kidding? I put that Boy Scout uniform on and I'm the ultimate 12-year-old alpha male," says the actor, who joins the company of spellers - only one of whom can win - in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," which runs at Barrington Stage Company through July ... (Full article: 682 words)

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