THE DAY THEY TOOK BIRDIE AWAY

Opening night at the Martin Beck Theatre, April 14, 1960.
Chita Rivera and Dick Van Dyke dancing “Rosie” in Bye Bye Birdie (1960).
Gower Champion’s staging on Robert Randolph’s set design for “The Telephone Hour” (1960).
Kay Medford and Paul Lynde.
Dick Gautier and Susan Watson.
Michael J. Pollard (“Bye Bye Birdie”) and Charles Nelson Reilly (“How To Succeed”).

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Author, playwright, director, actor, theatre critic and historian, his book, “Up in the Cheap Seats,” is available at Amazon.com.

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