Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals

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Bye Bye Birdie celebrated Opening Night, yesterday evening, Thursday, October 15th at the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Bye Bye Birdie stars John StamosGina GershonBill Irwin & Nolan Gerard Funk with Jayne HoudyshellDee HotyMatt DoyleJake Evan Schwencke and Alllie Trimm.

BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there as celebrity crowd arrived for the official first night performance!

Bye Bye Birdie is directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottomwith a book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics byLee Adams.

Bye Bye Birdie received the 1961 Tony Award® for Best Musical and features such beloved songs as "Put on A Happy Face," "Kids," "Spanish Rose," "The Telephone Hour" and "A Lot of Livin' To Do."

In Bye Bye Birdie, the exuberant rock n' roll musical comedy, it's 1960 and hip-swingin' teen idol superstar Conrad Birdie (Funk) has been drafted into the army. Birdie's manager Albert (Stamos) and his secretary Rosie (Gershon) have cooked up a plan to send him off with a swell new song and one last kiss from a lucky teenage fan... on "The Ed Sullivan Show"!

This will be a limited engagement through January 10th, 2010.

Additional cast members include Catherine BladesDeanna Cipolla,Paula Leggett ChaseRiley CostelloJohn Treacy EganColleen FitzpatrickTodd GearhartPatty GobleSuzanne GrodnerRobert HagerNina HennesseyNatalie HillJulia KnitelJess Le ProttoDavid McDonald, JC Montgomery, Jillian MuellerPaul PilczDaniel Quadrino,Emma RowleyTim ShewKevin ShotwellAllison Strong, Bethany Ann Tesarck, Jim WaltonBrynn WilliamsBranch Woodman.

The brand new 1,055-seat Henry Miller's Theatre, which is located inside the new 55-story Bank of America Tower, is New York City's first fully environmentally "green" and LEED-Rated theatre.

Tickets are available online at www.byebyebirdieonbroadway.com or by phone at (212)239-6200.

Ticket prices range from $86.50 - $136.50.

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals
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Robert Longbottom with guest

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BIRDIE fans are ready for the big night!

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals
Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals
Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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Lee Adams and Charles Strouse

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Bryan Batt

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Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals
Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE - Opening Night Arrivals
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Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com


 
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