Broadway Center Stage: Bye Bye Birdie

Eisenhower Theater

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock and roll, this Tony®-musical remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. 

Apr. 23 - 27, 2020

  • Genre

    Theater

  • Price Range

    $59.00 – $215.00

  • Runtime

    TBA

Bye Bye Birdie.

Program

Broadway Center Stage

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock and roll, this 4-time Tony Award®-winning musical remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a tuneful high-energy score and a hilarious script, Bye Bye Birdie continues to thrill audiences around the world. Book by Michael Stewart; music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams.

Come celebrate more of your favorite musicals with the return of our hit series, presented exclusively in our nation’s capital! In a semi-staged concert format and featuring starry casts direct from Broadway, these “extremely high caliber” (The Washington Post) productions put great musicals Center Stage. Artists and creative teams to be announced at a later date.

Please note: 
Broadway Center Stage performances are presented as semi-staged concerts. The actors may carry scripts in hands for various scenes of their performance. 

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