Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" opened at the Martin Beck Theater on April 14, 1960, ran for 607 performances and won the 1961 Tony Award for the Best Musical. Dick Van Dyke
recreated his 1961 Tony Award winning performance for Best Featured Actor in a Musical playing Albert Peterson who was played by Jason Alexander
in this television production. See more
The telephone that Albert J. Peterson (Jason Alexander
) uses in Harry MacAfee's (George Wendt
) home has a modern plug-in cord, which was not yet in use in the period in which this film is set. See more
Version of Bye Bye Birdie
Main Title (Bye Bye Birdie)
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Sung by Female Ensemble See more