Bye, Bye Birdie, SM East’s 2012 musical, debuts tonight

Dress rehearsals are done. Stomachs are filled with butterflies. And soon enough, the curtain will come up.

SM East’s theater department will debut its 2012 musical tonight. Bye, Bye Birdie, starring Andrew Beasley as Albert Peterson, Lily Kaufmann as Rose Alvarez, Maddie Sullivan as Kim MacAfee, and Chase Ainsworth as Conrad Birdie.

The show will run through Saturday, with 7 p.m. showings every night, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee performance Saturday.

Tickets cost $10 at the door. One ticket is free with an SM East ID.

Break a leg, kids.