Newton Youth Players Bye Bye Birdie in Production


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Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Book by Michael Stewart

  • Join us in our production of the popular musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie that tells the story of a rock ‘n roll singer and the fans who love him.
  • The memorable score includes The Telephone HourPut On a Happy Face, and Kids.

Grades 2 – 5
6:30 – 8:00pm
Mar 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21
Jun 4 (long rehearsal)
Jun 11
Show: Jun 11 at 6:30pm


Linda Goetz
Hannah Rosenberg

Grades 2 – 5
3:30 – 5:00pm
Mar 27
Apr 3, 10, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22
May 29 (long rehearsal)
Jun 5 (long rehearsal)
Jun 12
Show: Jun 12 at 6pm

Director: Melissa Bernstein


Grades 2 – 5
Mar 28
Apr 4, 11, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jun 6 (long rehearsal)
Jun 13
Show: Jun 13 at 6:30pm

Director: Judi Pava


Grades 2 – 5
Mar 29
Apr 5, 12, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24
May 31 (long rehearsal)
Jun 7 (long rehearsal)
Jun 14
Show: Jun 14 at 6pm

Director: Melissa Bernstein

Now on Mondays too! 

Due to overwhelming demand, we are delighted to announce a fourth day for Newton Youth Players! Starting on March 26th, 2018, “Bye Bye Birdie” will have another cast: Monday! The location is the same:  Newton City Hall, the time is a little different:  6:30 – 8pm. Enroll now at

The exciting new addition to the Newton Youth Players family is the exceptionally talented team of Co-Directors: Hannah Rosenberg and Linda Goetz.

Hannah Rosenberg is thrilled to join Newton Youth Players as a director for” Bye Bye Birdie”!  Hannah has been involved in theatre since a young child and recently became a part of Newton Theatre Company as an actor and Development Director.

Linda Goetz is a professional actress, writer and director; and one of the founders of the Newton Nomadic Theater.  In recent years she was nominated for Best Actress by the Independent Reviewers of New England for her role as Lady Macbeth with the FUDGE Theatre.

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