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Every Sunday beginning March 11, 2018 2:00 PM and ending March 18, 2018

Venue

Palm Springs High School

2401 Baristo Road

Palm Springs

Between South Farrell Dr. and S. Cerritos Dr./S. Pavilian Dr.

760-778-0400

Performances

Friday - March 9 & 16 - @ 7:00 PM

Saturday - March 10 & 17 @ 7:00 PM

Sunday - March 11 & 18 @ 2:00 PM

BYE BYE BIRDIE

Book by Michael Stewart

Music by Charles Strouse

Lyrics by Lee Adams

Rock star Conrad Birdie is the biggest thing to top the charts. Women love him, men want to be him and teenage girls around the country scream with glee at the mere mention of his name. But when the United States Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop (much to the delight of longtime love Rose Alvarez, who can’t wait for Albert to ditch the music biz and become something respectable, like an English teacher). Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, Albert and Rose hatch a plan: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see. Their selection of super fan Kim Macafee sends the wholesome enclave of Sweet Apple, Ohio into chaos. Kim’s boyfriend, Hugo, can’t take the humiliation of his lady love’s televised lip-lock. Rose can’t take another minute of Albert’s distracted ways. And Sweet Apple can’t take its teens' riotous rebellion, inspired by the arrival of bad-boy Birdie. Will Sweet Apple ever be the same?