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Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'

Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 11:06am

The Lufkin High School Theater Department is presenting the musical, 'Bye, Bye Birdie,' this week at the Jack Tom Lucas Auditorium at Lufkin High School.

Ticks are $5 for general admission and $7 for reserved seating.

Performances are as follows: 

  • Thursday, January 23 @ 7 p.m.
  • Friday, January 24 @ 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 25 @ 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 25 @ 7 p.m.

Director of Theatre at Lufkin High School, Mark Keith, says there are 40 students involved in this musical including the crew.

"The production is completely student-drive. They do it all with the exception of the director, choreographer, technical director, and music teacher. The students build the set. It's very colorful, abstract, and unique. It's set in the 1950's so it doesn't get any better than that!"

The play is based off the idea of Elvis Presley being drafted into the war.

In the production, Conrad Birdie, is being drafted which affects a group of teenagers in Ohio. 

Throw in an overbearing mother and some good laughs and you have 'Bye, Bye Birdie.'

For tickets, email Mark Keith at mkeith@lufkinisd.org and pick up your tickets before the show at the auditorium.

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