This Tony®-Award winning 1960-61 musical was inspired by the drafting of Elvis Presley into the Army in 1957. “Conrad Birdie,” the rock star of the musical. is a word play on the name of Conway Twitty who, in the late 1950s, was one of Presley’s rock ‘n’ roll rivals. This is a show filled with family fun and humor. It has spawned a London production, several major revivals, a sequel, a 1963 film and a 1995 television production.