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LHS Musical - Bye Bye Birdie
LHS Musical - Bye Bye Birdie
Lyons Schools
Monday, November 09, 2020

Students have been honing their acting and musical skills in preparation of the LHS Musical -Bye Bye BirdieSocial distancing and masks will be required in the auditorium. Come out Friday. November 13th or Saturday, November 14th at 7:00 PM and
enjoy the performance by the following students:

Cast

Albert Peterson – Blake Seidel- Pinson

Rose Alvarez- Brianna Russell

Conrad Birdie- Dawson Stover

Kim MacAfee- Lily Stansbury

Mr. MacAfee- Jarrett Smith

Mrs. MacAfee- Becca Konda

Randolph MacAfee- Jace Grizzle

Mrs. Mae Peterson – Caitlin Harley

Hugo Peabody- Cade Crawford

Ursula Merkle- Shelby Johnston

 Ensemble:

Aspen Lasater, Bri Allison, Isabel Vazques, Anilec Rios, Tyler Deering, Mallorie Blank, Baylie Baxter, Angie Renteria, Peyton Crawford, Avery Fundenberger, Brian Bernhardt, Zoe Smith, Jonathan Gish, Mallory Seidel-Pinson, Bella Bryant, Alexis Boese, Gabe Kennedy

Due to the potential increase in numbers due to Covid, there is a limit to the number who may attend the musical per night.  Our new numbers will be 250 each night,  instead of 350.  We strongly encourage you to purchase tickets online at http://lyonshs.booktix.com/ this will guarantee you a ticket for one of the shows.  Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.  We will have limited tickets to be sold at the door each night. 

Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse.

Originally titled Let's Go SteadyBye Bye Birdie is set in 1958. The story was inspired by the phenomenon of popular singer Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army in 1957. The rock star character's name, "Conrad Birdie", is word play on the name of Conway Twitty. Twitty is best remembered today for his long career as a country music star, but in the late 1950s, he was one of Presley's rock 'n' roll rivals.

The original 1960–1961 Broadway production was a Tony Award–winning success. It spawned a London production and several major revivals, a sequel, a 1963 film, and a 1995 television production. The show also became a popular choice for high school and college productions. 
(Information obtained by Wikipedia