Description:

One Last Kiss

A loving send-up of the early 1960's, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Featuring a tuneful high-energy score, hit musical numbers, and a hilarious script, Bye Bye Birdie continues to thrill audiences around the world.

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Nov 1st @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, Nov 1st @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov 2nd @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov 2nd @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Nov 3rd @ 2:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:

* Prices may vary by performance.


Hampden Hall:

1000 Englewood Pkwy, Englewood, CO 80110


Show Notes:

Auditions will take place on Friday, August 23 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM and callbacks will be held by invitation on Saturday, August 24 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Auditions and callbacks will both be held at Galilee South Community Church, located at 6114 S Datura, Littleton, CO 80120. Please bring a prepared song one minute in length as well as a track on your phone or tablet to accompany your audition and a headshot or recent photo. (Please note: Tracks CANNOT be brought on CD, and a capella auditions will not be accepted.) Please also bring or wear shoes for the dance portion of the audition.

Rehearsals will be held on Friday evenings from 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM and Saturday mornings from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Galilee South Community Church, located at 6114 S. Datura, Littleton, CO 80120. Rehearsals on the following dates: 9/6, 9/7, 9/13, 9/14, 9/20, 9/21, 9/27, 9/28, 10/4, 10/5, 10/11, 10/12, 10/18, 10/19, and 10/25. Rehearsal on 10/26 will be at the theater (Hampden Hall - Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Pkwy, Englewood, CO) from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Tech week rehearsals will be at the theater from 4:30-9:00 on the following dates: 10/28, 10/29, and 10/30. THERE WILL BE NO REHEARSAL 10/31.
Performances will be at Hampden Hall on Friday, November 1 at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM, Saturday, November 2 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 PM.

*There is a Production Fee of $150 per child, due after auditions and prior to the first rehearsal.

Photo Shoot

Saturday, September 14th 10:00am

There will be a photo shoot on Saturday, September 14 at rehearsal for show headshots. All cast members must wear a plain, black shirt (sleeveless shirts are not acceptable). There will also be a publicity photo shoot the same day for select characters only. You will be notified by the Director if you are participating in this shoot and made aware of any special requirements, such as hair or makeup.

Parent Meeting

Saturday, September 7th 10:00am

The Parent Meeting will be held at Galilee South Community Church, 6114 S. Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120, at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 7. It will last for approximately 60 minutes and will cover ticket sales, committee assignments, mandatory forms and other important information. There will also be a second Parent Meeting held on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 PM. ***PLEASE NOTE ATTENDANCE BY AT LEAST ONE PARENT AT BOTH OF THESE MEETINGS IS MANDATORY! MISSED PARENT MEETINGS WILL RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $50!***


Characters:

Albert Peterson

  • Nik VanDeWalker
Young man in early thirties, President of Almaelou Music Corp.

Rose Alvarez

  • Jaylea Archuleta
Albert’s secretary and long-time girlfriend

Conrad Birdie

  • Jack VanDeWalker
Teen heart throb and rock star. Smooth, suave, and self-obsessed.

Kim MacAfee

  • Alissa Larson
15 years old, very pretty and quite self-possessed.

Harry MacAfee

  • Max VanDeWalker
Father of Kim and Ruby.

Doris MacAfee

  • Kelly Tanberg
Mother of Kim and Ruby.

Ruby Sue MacAfee

  • Sydney Jilbert
Kim’s younger sister

Mrs. Mae Peterson

  • Ally Fritsch
Albert’s widowed mother, the quintessential “Mamma”. Loving, but relies on guilt to keep control over Albert's life.

Hugo Peabody

  • Terry Hanson
Kim’s “steady”. Shy, insecure, but very sweet.

Ursula Merkle

  • Vaughn Filby
A hyper-enthusiastic teen friend and neighbor of Kim’s. President of the Conrad Birdie fan club.

Debra Sue

  • Kiera Bierstedt
Sweet Apple teen. One of Kim's closest friends.

Alice

  • Faith Mains
Sweet Apple teen. One of Kim's closest friends.

Harvey Johnson

  • Max VanDeWalker
Teen of Sweet Apple. A bit of an oddball, obsessed with finding a girlfriend of his own.

Madame Mayor

  • Ellie Holbrook
Mayor of Sweet Apple, Ohio. Does not understand the Conrad Birdie craze.

Gloria Rasputin

  • Morgan Jilbert
A big, broad, gymnastic secretary; Mae's choice to replace Rosie

Nancy

  • Sydney Jilbert
Sweet Apple teenager. Solos in "Telephone Hour"

Helen

  • Ellie Holbrook
Sweet Apple teenager. Solos in "Telephone Hour"

Margie

  • Lenee Gentry
Sweet Apple teenager. Solos in "Telephone Hour"

Penelope

  • Morgan Jilbert
Sweet Apple teenager. Solos in "Telephone Hour"

Reporters

  • Lillian Hanson
  • Mikinley Way
  • Vienna Budden
Reporters that interview Conrad Birdie at the train station. Various lines.

Chorus

  • Lenee Gentry
  • Lillian Hanson
  • Mikinley Way
  • Vienna Budden
Citizens of Sweet Apple and New York.

Dance Captain

  • Kelly Tanberg