Director/Choreographer: Brian Kruse
Music Director: Joey Clarkson
RYT Producer: Teresa Coates
Brian Kruse is directing and choreographing the Tony Award winning musical BYE BYE BIRDIE. Joey Clarkson will direct the music and vocals. BYE BYE BIRDIE is a musical inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.
Conrad Birdie is the biggest rock & roll star of the 60's ever to be drafted. Aspiring chemist and song writer Albert is convinced he can make his fortune and marry his girlfriend Rosie if he gets Conrad on the Ed Sullivan show to kiss a high school girl goodbye. Albert's mother will do anything to break him up with Rosie. Kim and Hugo, the high school steadies, live in Sweet Apple, Ohio where most of the action takes place.
BYE BYE BIRDIE Performances
Thursday, July 31 - 7 pm.
Friday August 1 - 7pm.
Saturday, August 2 - 7pm.
Sunday, August 3 - 7 pm.
Saturday, August 2 - 2 pm. MATINEE
All seats: $15
Director: Katie Clarkson
Music Director: Erin Humphry
Mentor: Joey Clarkson
RYT Producer: Rosie Smith
HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD is a 1-hour (no intermission) musical theatre review from a child’s point of view. The scenes and songs cover subjects such as: waiting for a ride, trying to stay home from school, torturing your sister, how to beg for a dog, and many more. How to Eat Like a Child is funny, touching and above all, honest. "A musical revue for children that can also be enjoyed by the parents. A charming and witty score." - Backstage
HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD Performances
Thursday, Aug 7 - 7 pm.
Friday Aug 8 - 7 pm.
Saturday, Aug 9 - 7 pm.
Saturday, Aug 9 - 2 pm. MATINEE
Sunday, Aug 10 - 4 pm. MATINEE
All seats: $10
Directors: Susan Bradshaw and Danette Bell
Musical Director: Denise Marquette
RYT Producers: Doug Barr and Rosie Smith
Gypsy is a musical loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous Burlesque Dancer, and focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate show business mother". The musical follows the dreams and efforts of Rose to raise two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life. AUDITIONS will take place on July 7 and 8 (please see the News page for detailed information).