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GO LOCAL: Batesville Community Theatre to present Broadway’s ‘Bye Bye Birdie’


The Batesville Community Theatre (BCT) will present the classic Broadway musical “Bye Bye Birdie” this Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

Scroll down to listen to an interview with cast members Joe Hutchison (pictured above, left) and Kristian Ameigh (right) from this morning’s “Slightly Scrambled” with Wes Gwaltney on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ.

The show will be held at the BCT Performing Arts Center in the Town Plaza Shopping Center at 1295 Main St.

Admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at the door for each performance.

Winner of the 1961 Tony Award for Best Musical, “Bye Bye Birdie” is a comedy about a rock and roll star who is sent to a small town to promote his new song.

Opening night attendees will have a chance to win a giveaway basket that includes: two BCT T-Shirts, two Bye Bye Birdie programs, two ticket vouchers for any show in the 2023-2024 season, a pack of glass bottle cokes, candy bars, and a signed vinyl record from the cast of “Bye Bye Birdie.”

Joe Hutchison, who portrays Conrad Birdie, and Kristian Ameigh, who portrays Albert Peterson, visited with Wes Gwaltney on this morning’s “Slightly Scrambled” on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ. Listen to the interview below.


For more information, visit the Batesville Community Theatre on Facebook by clicking here.

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