TROY — Troy Christian High School will stage “Bye Bye Birdie” this weekend.
“Bye Bye Birdie” tells the story of Conrad Birdie, the biggest rock ‘n roll star of the ’60s ever to be drafted. Aspiring chemist and songwriter Albert is convinced he can make his fortune and marry his girlfriend Rosie if he gets Conrad on “The Ed Sullivan Show” to kiss a high school girl goodbye. Albert’s mother will do anything to break him up with Rosie. Kim and Hugo, the high school steadies, live in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where most of the action takes place.
The production will be offered at 7 p.m. today, and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Troy Christian High School, 700 S. Dorset Road, Troy.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and a family pass is $30.
The cast of “Bye Bye Birdie” includes:
Albert Peterson, Wesley Alexander; Conrad Birdie, Tyler Lamb; Mrs. Mae Peterson, Jenna Grady; Hugo Peabody, Noah Davidson; Miss Rose Alvarez, Caroline Ford; Ursula Merkle, Megan Feeny; Kim MacAfee, Bekah Landfair; Harvey Johnson, Judah Osborne; Mrs. Doris MacAfee, Gabbi Flannery; Gloria Rasputin, Faith Andolsek; Mr. Harry MacAfee, Caleb Angerer; Maude, Andrew Brown; Randolph MacAfee, Garrison Spatz; Mary Wilson, Caleb Hunnicutt; Mr. Karl Johnson, Adam Flora; Mayor Wife Edna, Aliya Ratliff; Mrs. Joan Merlke, Jill Ruffing; Mr. Fred Miller, Matt Egan; Sad Girls — Gabbi Spatz and Sammi Marcum; Mrs. Phyllis Garfein, Adrian Prus.
Malt Shoppe Birdie Fan Club Boppers — Helen, Nicole Seagraves; Nancy, Faith Andolsek; Alice, Sammi Marcum; Margie, Gabby Spatz; Penelope-Ann, Alexandra Neef; Charity, Anna Beth Haas; Suzie, Anna McElwee; Deborah Sue, Elizabeth Davis; Brenda Lee, Jenna Bryant; and Cindy Lou, Abby Baker.
Greasers, members of the Mystic Order of the East (Shriners) — Freddie — Matt Egan; Harvey, Judah Osborne; Butch, Andrew Brown; Sammy, Jacob Johns; Hugo, Noah Davidson; and Reggie, Nick Flannery.
Sweet Water Majorettes — SaraJo, Kourtnie Riviello; and Buffy, Kelsey Sisco.
Pink Jacket Birdie Girls — Missy, Katie Misirian; Gracie, Samantha Lentz; Jenni, Morijah Adamson; Tammy, Hope Sando; Liz, Ava Linder; Amy Sue, Megan Baker; Marsha, Faith Sando; Gigi, Hannah Newcomer; Barbbie, Hayden Nichols; Sherry, Myah Kendall; Sandy, Chelsea Baker; Ellie, Shelby Fletcher; Jeannie, Hannah Schaffnit; Kaye, Julia Circele; Judy, Ava Bryant; and Kathy, Bella Wilson.
100 Ways Ballet Angels — Katie Misirian, Samantha Lentz, Moriah Adamson, Hope Sando, Megan Baker, Hayden Nichols, Julia Circele, Faith Sando and Chelsea Baker.
Maude’s Roadside Resort customers — Adam Flora, Andrew Brown, Judah Osborne, Matt Egan, Noah Davidson, Caleb Hunnicutt, Jacob Johns and Nick Flannery.
Reporter No. 1, Jacob Johns; Reporter No. 2 (camera), Morijah Adamson; Reporter No. 3, Ava Linder; Train station police, Andrew Brown and Matt Egan; Ed Sullivan and train conductor, Mr. Jacob Kesling; and Ed Sullivan Show stage manager, Matt Egan.
Parents — Gabbi Flannery, Caleb Angerer, Caleb Hunnicutt, Adam Flora, Jill Ruffing, Aliya Ratliff, Adrian Prus, Brenna Coate and Kelsey Sisco.