Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story chronicles the rise to fame of pop music icon, Buddy Holly, as from his first performances with Buddy Holly and the Crickets to the tour that saw him die in the infamous plane crash that also claimed the lives of J.P. Richardson (also known as The Big Bopper), Ritchie Valens and their pilot, Roger Peterson.

Production Details

Innibos Arts Festival: 25 – 29 June 2019

Produced by Lefra Productions.

Book by Alan Janes. Music and lyrics by Paul Jury, Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco, Buddy Holly,  Norman Petty, Jerry Allison, Chuck Berry, Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Frankie Lymon, Morris Levy, J. P. Richardson, Bob Montgomery, Richie Valens, Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant, Paul Anka and Bill Tilghman.

Cast: Brendan Peyper (Buddy).

Reviews: None filed. Overall Review Score: TBC.

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