Bradford Little Theatre (BLT) is pleased to announce its upcoming musical production of Bye Bye Birdie. The show, directed by Dani Newman and David Merwine, with musical direction by Shane Oschman, has a cast of almost fifty people and features a mix of old and new faces to the BLT stage. It will run April 13-15 at Bradford Area High School Auditorium.
Bye Bye Birdie, which opened on Broadway in 1960, features many well-known songs, such as “Put on A Happy Face” and “Kids.”
Bye Bye Birdie features a full orchestra, conducted by Ruth Fuller. Choreography was created by Brie Lara, and a special movement coach, Bridgette Martin-Oschman, was brought in to assist Hennemen. The show is being produced by Tiffany Mager. Jessica Ann Coder will manage the stage crew. The extensive set, which features a two-story house, was engineered and built by Darrin Newman.
Bye Bye Birdie is presented in conjunction with a sponsorship by Kessel Construction, Inc. The show will be performed at 7:30pm on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, with a 2pm performance on Sunday, April 15. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased from any cast member, online at www.bradfordlittletheatre.org, by calling JessAnn at (814) 331-9903, or at one of BLT’s ticket outlets: Graham Florist or Togi’s Family Restaurant.