"Bye Bye Birdie" - Musical Theatre
The year is 1958, and the much-adored rock-and-roll idol -- Conrad Birdie -- has been drafted into the US army. His songwriter and agent, Albert, and Albert’s secretary and some-time girlfirend, Rosie, hatch a plan for a farewell performance to take place on The Ed Sullivan Show, which they hope will help sell Birdie’s new song “One Last Kiss,” and ultimately save Almaelou records from going under. To cap off the performance, Birdie will actually give ‘one last kiss’ to Kim MacAfee, an avid member of the Conrad Birdie fan club from Sweet Apple, Ohio.
When Albert and Rosie head to Sweet Apple to prepare for Birdie’s arrival, things start to unravel. Kim’s father is starstruck at the thought of being on The Ed Sullivan Show with his daughter, and Kim’s new steady, Hugo gets jealous at the thought of Kim kissing Conrad on national television.
Come join us for this highly entertaining and energetic production that you will have you singing in your seats. Admission is free and concessions are available for purchase. All performances begin at 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a performance under the stars. Chairs may be placed out on the day of the performance you plan to attend but must be removed at the conclusion of the event. Play performance is approximately 2 1/2 hours.
Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse. Licensing and rights provided by Tams-Witmark.