Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call

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 the cast took their first night bows!

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's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Paula Leggett Chase

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Paula Leggett Chase, Matt Doyle, and Brynn Williams

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Paula Leggett Chase, Matt Doyle, and Brynn Williams

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Paula Leggett Chase, Matt Doyle, and Brynn Williams

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Matt Doyle

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jake Evan Schwencke, Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jake Evan Schwencke, Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jake Evan Schwencke, Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jake Evan Schwencke, Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Jake Evan Schwencke, Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, Allie Trimm, and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Nolan Gerard Funk

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Nolan Gerard Funk

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Nolan Gerard Funk

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Nolan Gerard Funk

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty and John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Gina Gershon and Bill Irwin

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, John Stamos, Gina Gershon, and Bill Irwin and the cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, John Stamos, Gina Gershon, and Bill Irwin and the cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, John Stamos, Gina Gershon, and Bill Irwin and the cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, John Stamos, Gina Gershon, and Bill Irwin and the cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Dee Hoty, John Stamos, Gina Gershon, and Bill Irwin and the cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
John Stamos and Gina Gershon

Photo Coverage: BYE BYE BIRDIE's Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
Bye Bye Birdie Opening Night 2009



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