Bye Bye Birdie — Young Performers’ Edition


The Young Performers’ Edition is a one-hour adaptation specially tailored for elementary school and middle school aged children. The materials have been prepared to help your school or organization mount the best possible production and to give your children an exciting and rewarding experience.
BYE BYE BIRDIE is a satire crafted with the fondest affection telling the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. An English Teacher, What Did I Ever See in Him?, Put on a Happy Face, One Boy, A Lot of Livin’ to Do, Kids and Rosie are musical theatre classics. This is the tops in imagination and good old-fashioned fun.

Full performance of The Telephone Hour   from the Staging and Choreography DVD.

Each of the selected numbers on the DVD can also be viewed with audio comments and suggestions for staging and choreography.

*Music samples courtesy of Strada Music Co. and Charles Strouse Music.

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  • Credits
  • Rehearsal Materials
  • Upcoming
  • Book by Michael Stewart
    Music by Charles Strouse
    Lyrics by Lee Adams
    Originally Produced by Edward Padula

  • 1  Director’s Production Guide
    1  Piano-Vocal Score
    30 Young Performer’s Books
    1  Disc Set, consisting of:
    1 Sing-Along CD
    1 Performance CD
    1 Choreography DVD

    Production Kit Description

    Young Performer’s Books, containing the complete script and all vocal material.
    Sing-Along CD, to help your cast learn the songs.
    Performance CD, with orchestral accompaniment for your production.
    Choreography DVD, containing simple, effective dance steps and staging ideas for selected songs.
    Piano-Vocal Score, as an additional rehearsal tool.
    Production Guide, complete with background material, directorial pointers, details on incorporating the show’s production into the school curriculum and suggestions for involving your community at large.

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    Organization City, State First Performance Last Performance
    Creative Kids Playhouse Theatre of O.C. MISSION VIEJO, CA 04/23/2015 05/16/2015
    Aprende Middle School CHANDLER, AZ 04/24/2015 05/02/2015
    St. Pauls Inter-Parochial School RAMSEY, NJ 04/28/2015 04/30/2015
    Bernardo Yorba Middle School YORBA LINDA, CA 04/29/2015 04/30/2015
    Christian Community Schools WHITE HOUSE, TN 04/30/2015 05/02/2015
    John Adams Middle School SANTA MONICA, CA 04/30/2015 05/02/2015
    Presbyterian School HOUSTON, TX 04/30/2015 05/01/2015
    Glacier Point Middle School FRESNO, CA 04/30/2015 05/05/2015
    Musical Theatre Academy At Theatre 3 DALLAS, TX 04/30/2015 05/02/2015
    St. Agnes School ARLINGTON, MA 05/01/2015 05/02/2015
    Berryhill Elementary School TULSA, OK 05/01/2015 05/02/2015
    Lighthouse Christian School POMPANO BEACH, FL 05/01/2015 05/02/2015
    Trinity Lutheran School HOUSTON, TX 05/01/2015 05/03/2015
    St. Dorothy Elementary School DREXEL HILL, PA 05/01/2015 05/03/2015
    Bloomfield Hills Middle School BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI 05/05/2015 05/06/2015
    St. Matthew School GAHANNA, OH 05/05/2015 05/05/2015
    Lexington Middle School FORT MYERS, FL 05/06/2015 05/06/2015
    Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ 05/06/2015 05/07/2015
    Bullis Charter School LOS ALTOS, CA 05/07/2015 05/09/2015
    Enrichment, Inc. RIPLEY, MS 05/07/2015 05/10/2015
    Brampton Music Theatre BRAMPTON, ON 05/08/2015 05/09/2015
    University School of Milwaukee MILWAUKEE, WI 05/08/2015 05/09/2015
    The Saklan School MORAGA, CA 05/08/2015 05/09/2015
    Stewartsville Middle School STEWARTSVILLE, NJ 05/15/2015 05/16/2015
    Parma Community Middle School PARMA, OH 05/15/2015 05/16/2015
    Manhasset Middle School MANHASSET, NY 05/15/2015 05/16/2015
    St. Raymond Church MT. PROSPECT, IL 05/21/2015 05/24/2015
    Community School of Roanoke ROANOKE, VA 05/22/2015 05/22/2015
    Vanderhoof Children's Theater VANDERHOOF, BC 05/24/2015 06/02/2015
    Milford Middle School QUAKERTOWN, PA 05/28/2015 05/30/2015
    Pierce Middle School MILTON, MA 05/28/2015 05/29/2015
    Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute OUTLOOK, SK 05/29/2015 05/31/2015
    Mary R. Stauffer Middle School DOWNEY, CA 06/04/2015 06/05/2015
    Bloomington Park & Rec. Dept. BLOOMINGTON, IL 06/05/2015 06/07/2015
    St. Helena School EDISON, NJ 06/05/2015 06/06/2015
    Mile Square Theatre Education WEEHAWKEN, NJ 06/12/2015 06/14/2015
    Florida Repertory Theatre FORT MYERS, FL 07/03/2015 07/03/2015
    Richmond Hill Centre for the Perf. Arts RICHMOND HILL, ON 07/09/2015 08/20/2015
    Osceola Center for the Arts KISSIMMEE, FL 07/24/2015 07/26/2015
    Coral Springs Inst. for the Perf. Arts CORAL SPRINGS, FL 07/24/2015 07/24/2015
    TRYPS COLUMBIA, MO 07/24/2015 07/26/2015
    Wall High School WALL, NJ 08/05/2015 08/05/2015
    White Plains Performing Arts Center WHITE PLAINS, NY 08/21/2015 08/22/2015
    Kiss Theatre Company WILKES BARRE, PA 09/18/2015 09/27/2015
    Noe Middle School LOUISVILLE, KY 09/29/2015 10/01/2015
    Logan-Magnolia High School LOGAN, IA 11/03/2015 11/07/2015
    Farmington City Arts Council FARMINGTON, UT 11/18/2015 11/21/2015
    Theatre Tulsa TULSA, OK 05/13/2016 05/22/2016