Put On a Happy Face! Join Us For Bye Bye Birdie

The hit Broadway Musical, Bye Bye Birdie, opened last Friday at the Hayes Performing Arts Center in Blowing Rock!  The professional cast include many High Country actors of  a variety of ages, singing and dancing their way into Conrad Birdie’s heart!

Jim Ballard is Conrad Birdie with his teen ensemble

You can see all the details about the show by clicking here, but I wanted to be sure to publish these great pictures from the Blowing Rock Stage Company production!


Chrissy Wright with men ensemble

Bye Bye Birdie is one of the most energetic and fun Broadway Shows!  The musical boasts many classic songs you will surely recognize, such as “Put On a Happy Face”, “Kids”, and “One Boy.”


Chris Kent, Jim Ballard, and Chrissy Wright

Join me and some of the Mom Squad contributors at the show on Thursday, July 30 at 8 PM!!  We’ll be there with bells on an have a lot of fun!  Ticket purchasing information is below.

Here’s the song “Kids” from the soundtrack recording, played using Grooveshark.com, to get you in the mood!

Performances for Bye Bye Birdie are July 22 at 8pm, July 23 at 2 & 8pm, July 24 at 8pm, July 25 at 2 & 8pm, July 26 at 2pm, July 29 at 8pm, July 30 at 2 & 8pm, July 31 at 8pm, Aug. 1 at 2 & 8pm, Aug. 2 at 2pm. Individual tickets are $30 for adults, $14 for students and are available now by calling the Box Office at 828-295-9627. You may pay by credit card or by cash (in person). Tickets can also be purchased online at www.HayesCenter.org by credit card. Special group rates are also available (10 person minimum). Season and Flex Passes can be purchased and used throughout the entire ’09 season..


  1. Yay! Can’t wait!

  2. So excited you are coming!