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Post Minimum Cast?
Most of us on this board would know that it is possible to stage Bye Bye Birdie with a very large cast. Does anyone have the details on what is the smallest number of performers required to make this show work professionally?


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GACK, well, our local theater did it with about 50 people, but we had A LOT o people... you could probably get by with about 20 - 25.

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lets see you need:

Albert
Rosie
Mr. McAffee
Mae Peterson
Kim
Birdie
Mrs. McAffee
Randolph
Hugo
Ursula
Harvey
Mayor
Mayors Wife
Gloria

thats 14.

say 8 adult ensemble
8 teen ensemble

about 30-40 people. you cant do less.

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We have 27 people in ours...

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