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Curtain up on Bye Bye Birdie! The Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie starts previews this evening. The production, which stars Gina Gershon, John Stamos and Nolan Gerard Funk will officially open on October 15 at the brand new Henry Miller’s Theatre. O'Hara returns to South Pacific! Another exciting bit of news: Kelli O'Hara, who…

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West Side Story no longer bilingual; Fez hat dance scene cut from Bye Bye Birdie

The bilingual West Side Story revival, which incorporated "the unprecedented element of selectively weaving Spanish throughout both the book and songs," is reverting back to English. This week, two songs that had previously been performed in Spanish - "A Boy Like That" ("Un Hombre Asi") and "I Feel Pretty" ("Siento Hermosa") are now being delivered…

Get in Line for Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie, right now.

Tickets go on sale for Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie today at noon. If you're in NYC, get over to the box office now. Those who line up today can: Purchase $10 tickets for the first preview of Bye Bye Birdie; limit of two tickets per person. Meet the star who will play Conrad Birdie —…

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie

Director/choreographer Robert Longbottom has finished casting Broadway's upcoming production of Bye Bye Birdie, which starts previews at Henry Miller's Theatre on September 10 and opens October 15. As previously announced, the show will star John Stamos (Cabaret, Nine) as Albert Peterson, Gina Gershon (Cabaret, Boeing-Boeing) as Rose Alvarez, Bill Irwin (Waiting for Godot, Who's Afraid…

Complete Bye Bye Birdie Cast Announced

Fragments of casting announcements had been leaking out, but now the casting for the Robert Longbottom-directed revival of Bye Bye Birdie is complete. Here it is: Nolan Gerard Funk as Conrad Birdie John Stamos ("ER," Nine) as Albert Gina Gershon (Boeing-Boeing) as Rosie Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) as Harry MacAfee Dee Hoty…