‘Birdie’ chirps a great tune
Amazing performance: Chief Kanim Middle School is
putting on their performance of "Bye Bye Birdie," a musical written
by Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams. (Above)
From left to right are Brandon Peterson, playing
Albert Perterson; John Butler playing Conrad Birdie; and Rosie
Sypher, playing Rose Alvarez. The story is based on a teenage singing
idol who is heading to the military and the many admirers along
his journey. The singing is comparable to any professional
performance and the costuming and acting are top-notch as
The play continues this Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m with
two performances on Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.
Over 100 students put together the performance
under the direction of Connie S. Bauer with music direction by
Tina Worthington and dance direction by Julie Dance.
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