BYE BYE BIRDIE
July 25, 26, 30, 31, August 1, 2 @ 7 pm July 27 @ 2 pm
Directed by Berray Billington
Book by Michael Stewart; music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
A delightful, ditzy romp featuring “One Last Kiss,” “The Telephone Hour,” “A Lot of Livin’ To Do,” and “Kids.” Winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Bye Bye Birdie is based on the true story of Elvis Presley being drafted into the Army in 1958, and the ensuing media circus of his departure.
Creating Excellent Community Theatre
Attic Theatre was founded in 1950 in the attic of the Cloak family home on North Union Street in Appleton, Wisconsin. What began as an acting class has become the longest running community theatre in the Fox Valley. In the early days, Attic performed in a variety of venues such as Jefferson School and local church basements. When Lawrence University opened the Music-Drama Center, Attic began its lengthy partnership with LU, employing both theatres during the summer months. Our newest venue, the beautiful UW Fox Valley Communication Arts Center, affords the opportunity to produce a wider array of plays with greater audience appeal.
From simple beginnings, Attic has grown to produce hundreds of full-scale shows over a span of more than 60 years. In addition to a full summer season, Attic currently offers a popular children’s workshop in the spring and a weeklong day camp in the summer.
Each year, thousands of people participate in Attic Theatre on stage, backstage, as volunteers, or as audience members. Ticket sales exceed 5,000 annually. Attic truly does create excellent community theatre.
4 WAYS TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
CALL: Attic Theatre Box Office - 920-734-7887
VISIT: Box Office hours: 4 PM to 7 PM on June 12-13 and 4 PM to 7 PM on performance nights; 1 PM to 2 PM before matinees. The box office is located at the UW Fox Valley Communication Arts Center, 1478 Midway RD, Menasha, WI.
MAIL: 2014 ATTIC TICKET ORDER FORM. Please print and mail to Attic Theatre, PO Box 41, Appleton, WI 54912
BOX OFFICE AND PERFORMANCES
UW-Fox Valley Communication Arts Center, 1478 Midway RD, Menasha, WI