Manitoulin Secondary production of ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ a fly-away hit

The teens of Sweet Apple, Ohio demonstrate the gossip chain when Kim McAfee ‘gets pinned’ by Hugo Peabody in their number ‘The Telephone Hour.’ photo by Alicia McCutcheon

M’CHIGEENG - Manitoulin Secondary School continues to wow audiences with more amazing talent and exceptional production quality in its premiere run of ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’ a nostalgic musical comedy set in 1958 and loosely based on the Elvis Presley phenomenon. The story has been seen on stage, at the movies and many times in parody—Mad Men, The Simpsons and Friends are a few of the popular televisi...

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