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Bye Bye Birdie In the News

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

BYE BYE BIRDIE


Featured in  
The New York Times, Newsday, Journal News, NPR,
People.com & Broadway.com

This is the inaugural production of the new Henry Miller’s Theatre on Broadway.

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie has been recently featured in the news.

Click on the links below to learn more.

The New York Times
Arts & Leisure
50 Years Older, ‘Birdie’ Returns to the Nest

Newsday
Put on a happy face: 'Bye Bye Birdie' is back

Journal News
Bye Bye, ‘Godot'; hello, ‘Birdie'

NPR
“Weekend Edition”

People.com
Video: Go Inside John Stamos’s Dressing Room!

Broadway.com
Room With a View: Birdie's John Stamos Gets a Dressing Room Makeover

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents the first new Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie, after a 48 year absence, as the inaugural production of the new Henry Miller’s Theatre (124 West 43rd Street).  This is a limited engagement through January 10th, 2010.

Bye Bye Birdie stars John Stamos (Albert Peterson), Gina Gershon (Rose Alvarez) & Bill Irwin (Mr. Harry MacAfee) with Jayne Houdyshell (Mrs. Mae Peterson) & Dee Hoty (Mrs. MacAfee).  The cast will also feature Matt Doyle (Hugo Peabody), Jake Evan Schwencke (Randolph MacAfee), Allie Trimm (Kim MacAfee) and Nolan Gerard Funk as “Conrad Birdie.”  Robert Longbottom directs and choreographs Bye Bye Birdie with a book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams.

In Bye Bye Birdie, the exuberant rock n’ roll musical comedy, it’s 1960 and hip-swingin’ teen idol superstar Conrad Birdie (Funk) has been drafted into the army.   Birdie's manager Albert (Stamos) and his secretary Rosie (Gershon) have cooked up a plan to send him off with a swell new song and one last kiss from a lucky teenage fan… on “The Ed Sullivan Show”! 

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are available online at www.byebyebirdieonbroadway.com or by phone at (212)239-6200.  Ticket prices range from $86.50 - $136.50.  To become a Roundabout subscriber visit www.roundabouttheatre.org or call Roundabout Ticket Services (212)719-1300.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Bye Bye Birdie plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 8:00PM with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00PM. 

 

www.byebyebirdieonbroadway.com

www.roundabouttheatre.org

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