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The Buddy Holly Story

 
Shubert Theatre, (11/04/1990 - 5/19/1991)
First Preview: Oct 23, 1990 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Nov 04, 1990    
Closing Date: May 19, 1991 Total Performances: 225

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Paul Elliott, Laurie Mansfield, International Artists, Greg Smith and David Mirvish; Associate Producer: Contracts International Ltd.
Book by Alan Janes; Music by Buddy Holly; Lyrics by Buddy Holly; Musical Consultant: Bruce Welch; Musical Director: Paul Jury; All jingles composed by Paul Jury; Additional Material by Rob Bettinson
Directed by Rob Bettinson; Based on an original idea by Laurie Mansfield
Scenic Design by Andy Walmsley; Costume Design by Bill Butler and Carolyn Smith; Lighting Design by Graham McLusky; Sound Design by Rick Price; Associate Lighting Design: Kevin Mahoney; Hair and Wig Design by Lawrence Boyette and Lazaro Arencibia
Executive Producer: Brian Sewell; General Manager: Dowling Entertainment Corporation; Company Manager: Mark Johnson
Production Manager: Patrick Molony; Production Stage Manager: Peter B. Mumford; Stage Manager: Shirley Third and Gary M. Zabinski
General Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown; Casting: Pierce Casting, Inc.; Movement Coach: Trudy Moffatt; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Philip AnthonyEngineer (KDAV)
DJ (WWOL)
Ritchie Valens
Jo Lynn BurksJingle Singer
Vi Petty
Woman in Woods
A Snowbird
Sandra CaldwellApollo Singer
Jingle Singer, WWOL
Demo CatesDJ (WDAS)
Musician at Apollo
Man at Apollo
Caren ColeJingle Singer
Woman in Woods
Shirley
Mary Lou Sokoloff
A Snowbird
Alvin CrawfordMusician at Apollo
Melanie DoaneA Hayrider
Candy
Peggy Sue
A Snowbird
Kevin FoxA Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
Man in Woods
Jill HennessyBopper
Woman in Woods
Maria Elena
A Snowbird
Autograph Hunter
Paul HippBuddy Holly
Russ JollyJerry Allison
A Belmont
Denese MatthewsApollo Singer
Jingle Singer, WWOL
Paul McQuillanBopper
Decca Engineer
English DJ
Dion
Autograph Hunter
David MucciDecca Producer
DJ (WCLS)
The Big Bopper
Tom NashA Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
A Belmont
Bobby ProchaskaJoe B. Mauldin
Fred SandersHipockets Duncan
Lorraine ScottApollo Singer
Jingle Singer, WWOL
Jerome Smith, Jr.Musician at Apollo
Performer at Apollo
Steve SteinerA Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
Murray Deutch
Jack Daw
Liliane StilwellJingle Singer
Woman in Woods
Maria Elena's Aunt
A Snowbird
Don StittA Hayrider
Decca Engineer
DJ (KPST)
DJ at Apollo
Clearlake MC
Ken TriwushBopper
Decca Session Musician
Fourth Cricket
Man in Woods
Tommy
Buddy Holly
Alternate
Autograph Hunter
James H. Wiggins, Jr.Musician at Apollo
Kurt ZiskieNorman Petty
DJ (KRWP)
Understudies: Caren Cole (Candy, Maria Elena's Aunt, Peggy Sue, Vi Petty), Alvin Crawford (DJ (WDAS), Man at Apollo, Performer at Apollo), Melanie Doane (Jingle Singer, Maria Elena, Mary Lou Sokoloff, Shirley), Kevin Fox (Fourth Cricket, Joe B. Mauldin), Paul McQuillan (DJ (KRWP), DJ (WWOL), Engineer (KDAV), Jack Daw, Murray Deutch, Norman Petty, Ritchie Valens), Tom Nash (English DJ, Jerry Allison), Steve Steiner (Clearlake MC, DJ (KPST), DJ (WCLS), DJ at Apollo, Decca Producer, Hipockets Duncan, The Big Bopper) and Louis Tucci (Ensemble)
Tony Award®
 1991 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Paul Hipp
Drama Desk Award
 1991 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Paul Hipp
Theatre World
winner 1991 Award [recipient] 
  Paul Hipp
music by Buddy Holly; lyrics by Buddy Holly
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1
Texas Rose
(music by Paul Jury; lyrics by Paul Jury)
Flower of My Heart
(music by Paul Jury; lyrics by Paul Jury)
Ready Teddy
(music by Robert Blackwell and John Marascolo; lyrics by Robert Blackwell and John Marascolo)
That's All Right
(music by Arthur Crudup; lyrics by Arthur Crudup)
That'll Be the Day
(music by Buddy Holly, Norman Petty and Jerry Allison; lyrics by Buddy Holly, Norman Petty and Jerry Allison)
Blue Days, Black Nights
(music by Ben Hall; lyrics by Ben Hall)
Changing All These Changes
(music by J. Denny; lyrics by J. Denny)
Peggy Sue
(music by Buddy Holly, Norman Petty and Jerry Allison; lyrics by Buddy Holly, Norman Petty and Jerry Allison)
(I'm) Looking for Someone to Love
(music by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty; lyrics by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty)
Mailman Bring Me No More Blues
(music by Ruth Roberts; lyrics by Ruth Roberts)
Maybe Baby
(music by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty; lyrics by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty)
Everyday
(music by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley; lyrics by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley)
Sweet Love
(music by Paul Jury and Caren Cole; lyrics by Paul Jury and Caren Cole)
You Send Me
(music by Sam Cooke; lyrics by Sam Cooke)
Not Fade Away
(music by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley; lyrics by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley)
Words of Love
Oh Boy
(music by Norman Petty and Bill Tilghman; lyrics by Norman Petty and Bill Tilghman)
ACT 2
Listen to Me
(music by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley; lyrics by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin Holley)
Well All Right
(music by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty and Joe Maudlin; lyrics by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty and Joe Maudlin)
It's So Easy to Fall in Love
(music by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty; lyrics by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty)
Think it Over
(music by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison and Norman Petty; lyrics by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison and Norman Petty)
True Love Ways
(music by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty; lyrics by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty)
Why Do Fools Fall in Love
(music by Frankie Lymon and Morris Levy; lyrics by Frankie Lymon and Morris Levy)
Chantilly Lace
Peggy Sue Got Married
Heartbeat
(music by Norman Petty and Bob Montgomery; lyrics by Norman Petty and Bob Montgomery)
La Bamba (Traditional)
Raining in My Heart
(music by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant; lyrics by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant)
It Doesn't Matter Anymore
(music by Paul Anka; lyrics by Paul Anka)
Rave On
(music by Norman Petty and Bill Tilghman; lyrics by Norman Petty and Bill Tilghman)
Johnny B. Goode
(music by Chuck Berry; lyrics by Chuck Berry)