Jennifer Lopez is already gearing up for NBC’s next big musical production, “Bye Bye Birdie Live!,” according to entertainmentweekly.com.
Halfway through the East Coast performance of “Hairspray Live!’ on Wednesday evening. Lopez tweeted a video teasing the musical, in which she will star. The show is the latest in the network’s series of live televised musicals, including “The Wiz,” “Peter Pan,” and “The Sound of Music”.
“Bye Bye Birdie Live!” is set in 1950s. It follows Elvis Presley-inspired rock & roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie as he visits a teenage fan in a small town in Ohio before being shipped off with the Army. Lopez will play Rose “Rosie” Alvarez, the secretary and girlfriend of Albert Peterson, a songwriter and music agent.