Bye Bye Birdie Production Information


April 14, 1960

Closing:October 07, 1961
# Performances:607
Theatres: Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
4/14/1960 - 10/22/1960

Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
4/14/1960 - 10/22/1960

54th Street Theatre (New York, )
10/24/1960 - 1/14/1961

10/24/1960 - 1/14/1961

Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
1/16/1961 - 10/7/1961

Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
1/16/1961 - 10/7/1961

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Version:Original Broadway Version


Other Productions of Bye Bye Birdie

1960   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1961   West End London Production
West End
1991   US Tour Touring Revival
US Tour
2004   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert
2004   Broadway Broadway Revival [Cancelled]
2009   Broadway Roundabout Revival


Audio Recordings

1960  Demo Recording
1960  Original Broadway Cast
1961  Original London Cast
1962  Studio Cast
1963  Film Soundtrack
1995  Television Cast
1995  Excerpts (Lost in Boston III)
unknown (i)  Studio Cast
unknown (ii)  Studio Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • Goiní Steady (working title)

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

An English Teacher
The Telephone Hour
How Lovely to Be a Woman
We Love You Conrad!
Put on a Happy Face
Normal American Boy
One Boy
a.k.a. One Girl
Honestly Sincere
Hymn for a Sunday Evening
How to Kill a Man Ballet
One Last Kiss
The World at Large
a.k.a. Prologue to Act 2
What Did I Ever See in Him?
A Lot of Livin' to Do
Baby, Talk to Me
Shriner's Ballet
Spanish Rose

Cut prior to opening

Older and Wiser
All Woman

Written for the 1963 film version

Bye Bye Birdie

Written for the 1991 touring revival

A Giant Step
He's Mine

Bye Bye Birdie - 1960 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1961 - Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical)
Dick Van Dyke
Dick Gautier
Tony Awards - 1961 - Actress, Supporting or Featured (Musical)
Chita Rivera
Tony Awards - 1961 - Choreographer
Gower Champion
Tony Awards - 1961 - Conductor and Musical Director
Elliot Lawrence
Tony Awards - 1961 - Director (Musical)
Gower Champion
Tony Awards - 1961 - Musical
Charles Strouse
Tony Awards - 1961 - Scenic Designer (Musical)
Robert Randolph