Feature Story Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Sweetest Apples
Expertly crafted Tony award-winning musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie April 30 to May 10
Released by Steffi Munshaw, Chilliwack
Bye Bye Birdie characters Kim MacAfee and Conrad Birdie played by local actors hits the stage with aplomb April 30.
he year is 1958 and the Rock ‘n Roll phenomenon is spreading across America! Pop star Conrad Birdie is the country’s hottest icon with more than a million fans.
His agent, Albert Peterson, signs him for a $50,000 guarantee with the future looking bright – there’s no stopping his career! Suddenly, news comes that Conrad is being drafted into the Army and soon will be shipping out. Word spreads and teenage girls across the nation are heartbroken!
Bye Bye Birdie is a musical satire performed with the fondest affection, giving insight into everyday life that is a part of us all. It is the tops in imagination and frivolity, a show that will be enjoyed by the whole family!
This show combines the talent of GW Graham Middle Secondary School students as well as community members, a joint collaboration between school and community to create an educational experience for students with both professional and amateur role models all of whom are passionately dedicated to theatre.
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