BYE BYE BIRDIE at Footlighters of Berwyn – Don’t Miss It!

by Patricia Bradford

Danny Scott as Albert Peterson and Sarah Sperling as Rose Alvarez in Footlighters Theater's production of BYE BYE BIRDIE, running in Berwyn, PA through June 23.

Footlighters Theater is proud to be closing their 2011-2012 season with the well-loved musical BYE BYE BIRDIE!

BYE BYE BIRDIE is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time.

It’s the late 1950s and teenagers from across the United States are going crazy for the handsome rock star, Conrad Birdie. Meanwhile, his manager, Albert Peterson, is going into debt and has staked his financial future on Conrad’s success. Albert’s secretary, Rosie, is increasingly frustrated with the time and money Albert is losing on his project. Disaster strikes when Conrad receives a draft notice to join the military. Thus, Albert attempts to stage a farewell party for Conrad in which he is to kiss one lucky fan on the Ed Sullivan Show before he leaves for the army.

BYE BYE BIRDIE is a satire done with the fondest affection. It gives an insight into the everyday life that is very much part of us all. It is the tops in imagination and frivolity!

Performances: June 1, 2, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8:00 PM and Sunday matinee performances on June 3, 10, 17 at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $15 for general admission.

Tickets and more information are available at the newly renovated website or call the box office at (610) 296-9245. Footlighters Theater is located at 58 Main Avenue Berwyn, PA 19312 right off of Route 30 on the Main Line.


Footlighters Theatre is the Main Line’s oldest community theater providing premier theater arts productions for the region. We produce a seven-show season of plays including two musicals in an intimate 110-seat historical converted church that dates back to 1888. We are committed to both producing outstanding productions and the education of our community in the theatrical arts. We are a 501c3 non-profit entity and welcome individual donations and corporate partnerships by those persons and companies that wish to promote arts in our community. Founded in 1929, we celebrate our 83rd season in 2011-12.

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