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Bye Bye Birdie - List of Characters & Scenes
Updated - 6/8/07

This list of characters and scenes is a working document that will be changing as the rehearsals progress. There are several scenes listed that are complete and accurate, but other characters in other scenes will change as the rehearsals progress. Characters may be added or deleted, depending on how the actors work together or based on space constraints or other limitations. Please keep up with the changes and ask if you are unsure.

ACT
SCENE
LOCATION
MUSICAL NUMBERS
CHARACTERS PRESENT
Overture   Main Drape 1A - " Overture" Teens
I
1
Office of AlMeaLou Corp.

2 - "Opening Curtain"
3 - "An English Teacher"

Albert, Rosie
Transition: "English Teacher Tag"
I
2
The Teen Cyc 4 - "The Telephone Hour" Teens
Transition: 5 - "Telephone Hour Playoff" & Ursula's Monologue if needed
I
3
MacAFee Home Interior 5 - "How Lovely To Be a Woman" Ursula, Kim, Mrs. MacAfee, Mr. Macafee, Randolph?
Transition: 7 "Penn Station Transition" into Teens w/ "We love you Conrad "
I
4
Penn Station 8 - "Put on a Happy Face"
9 - "Healthy Normal American Boy"
Albert, Teens, Rosie, Mrs. Peterson, Policeman, Reporters, Children, Adults
Transition: "Penn Station to Sweet Apple"
I
5
Sweet Apple Station

11 - "Sweet Apple Band"
12 - "One Boy"

Ursula, Kim, Teens, Albert, Rosie, Hugo, Alice, Deborah Sue
I
6t
The Dark 13 - "Sweet Apple Station" Reporter (s), Fred, Alice, Ursula, Mrs. Merkle, Lee, Phyllis
I
6
The Courthouse Steps 14 - "Honestly Sincere" Mayor, Ursula, Teens, Conrad, Albert, Rosie, Some adults and children
I
7t
Darkness? - Outside MacAfee's 15 - "Wounded" Voices (6) Ursula, Margie, Deborah Sue
I
7
MacAfee House Interior 16 - "Hymn to a Sunday Evening" Kim, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee, Randolph, Albert, Ursula, Margie, Deborah Sue, Mrs. Merkle, Mayor's Wife, Conrad, selected singers
Transition: End of "Hymn to a Sunday Evening "
I
8
Backstage at the Central Movie Theatre 17 - "One Hundred Ways Ballet" Rosie, Albert, Mae, Gloria, Hugo
Transition: "TV Theme" (18) and Sullivan VO
I
9
Central Movie Theatre

18 - "TV Theme continued"
19 - "One Last Kiss"
"Fine Upstanding"

Stage Manager, Cameraman, Makeup/Costume lady, etc, Conrad, Kim, Randolph, Mr. and Mrs. MacAfee, Quartette, Hugo, Albert, Rosie, selected townspeople
ACT
SCENE
LOCATION
MUSICAL NUMBERS
CHARACTERS PRESENT
Prologue   Main Drape 20A - " Entre'Acte B" Teens
2
1
MacAfee House Interior

21 - "What Did I Ever See in Him?"
22 - "Underscore"

Rosie, Kim
2
2
MacAfee House Interior 23 - "What Did I Ever See In Him? - Reprise" Conrad, Albert, Rosie, Mae, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee, Randolph, Kim
Transition: 24 - "A Lot of Livin' To Do"
2
3
Streets of Sweet Apple 25 - "A Lot of Livin' "
26 - "Kids"
Conrad, Teens, Hugo, Parents, Kids, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee, Randolph, Albert
Transition: 26 - "Kids - Change"
2
4
Maude's Roadside Retreat / Albert on payphone? 27 - "Baby, Talk to Me" Hugo, Maude, Rosie, Albert, Quartet
Transition: 28 - "Transition to Shriners" - Maude's and Albert's lines
2
5
Maude's Roadside Retreat - Private Dining Room

29 - "Shriner Ballet"

Mayor, Rosie, Shriners
Transition: 30 - "Shriner's Play-Off" - Random Chasing if Needed
2
6
Back Door of Maude's 30 - "Shriner's Play-Off"
31 - "Glory Hallelujah"
Hugo, Rosie, Albert, Mae, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs, MacAfee, Randolph, Families, Shriner
Transition: 33 - "Lamont Cranston to Icehouse"
2
7
Ice House 34 - "Ice House Livin' "
35 - "An English Teacher Reprise"
36 - "Spanish Rose"
Kim, Ursula, Conrad, Teens, Albert, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee, Hugo, Rosie, Mae, Dancers?
Transition: 37 - Part of Spanish Rose? "Morning"
2
8
Sweet Apple Railroad Station 37 - "Morning"
38 - "Hand Car"
39 - "Rosie"
Albert, Conrad, Mae, Mr. MacAfee, Mrs. MacAfee, some townspeople, Conductor, teens, Rosie
40 - Finale
41 - Bows and Exit Music

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