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Bye Bye Birdie at The Arts Theatre

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by Stacey Canavan (subscribe)
I'm a 29 year old female Senior Reporter for Weekend Notes. I Graduated from A Bachelor of Journalism at The University of South Australia in 2013 & completed my Diploma in Photography
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The Metropolitan Musical Theatre Company of South Australia presents 'Bye Bye Birdie' at The Arts Theatre from Thursday 12th October until Saturday 21st October at 8pm and 2pm on October 16th & 21st.

It is adapted from the book by Michael Stewart, the 1963 musical comedy film by Columbia Pictures & the musical by Irving Breher, with music and lyrics by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams. Directed by Gordon Combs, Musically Directed by Paul Sinkinson and Choreographed by Carmel Vistoli.

This is the story Conrad Birdie, inspired by Elvis Presley, Conrad is the biggest rock & roll star of the 60's. Its 1958 and Birdie has just been drafted by The United States Army. His agent, Albert, knows he can make a lot of money if he can get Birdie on the Ed Sullivan Show for a final performance.

This performance will help sell Birdie's new song 'One Last Kiss', and save Almaelou records from going under. Birdie also agrees to give one last kiss to one lucky fan.

Starring Paul Rodda (Albert), Celeste Barone (Rosie), Jenny Bowen (Mae Peterson), Matthew Pugsley (Conrad Birdie), Kurt Benton (Hugo), Giulia-Giorgina Condoluci (Kim MacAfee), Russell Ford (Harry MacAfee), Di Mason (Doris MacAfee), Barbara Nutchey (Gloria Rasputin), Cheryl Ford (Mrs Merkle), Vanessa Crouch (Ursula Merkle), Shane Huang (Harvey Johnson), Lance Jones (Mayor), Nadine Wood (Mayors Wife), Matt Smith (Charles F Maude), Harry (Ince Randolph) Paul Komninos (MacAfee).

Featuring all your favorite songs including 'An English Teacher', 'The Telephone Hour', 'How Lovely to Be a Woman', 'Put on a Happy Face', 'Normal America Boy', 'One Boy', 'Honestly Sincere', 'Hymn for a Sunday Evening', 'One Last Kiss', 'What Did I Ever See in Him?', A Lot of Livin' to Do', Kids', 'Baby Talk to Me', 'Spanish Rose' and 'Rosie'.

Don't miss your chance to see 'Bye Bye Birdie' at The Arts Theatre 53 Angas Street, Adelaide from October 12th - 21st.

Thursday Oct 12th - Saturday Oct 14th at 8pm
Tuesday Oct 17th - Saturday Oct 21st at 8pm
Saturday Oct 14th and Oct 21st at 2pm

Adults - $34
Concession - $28
Groups of 10 - $26.50

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Why? Musical Theatre
When: October 12th - 21st
Where: The Arts Theatre
Cost: $24.50 - $34
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