Before the Beatles or the Rolling Stones ever played a note, rock & roll was forever changed by the bespectacled kid from Texas. BUDDY tells the true story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career and features the classic songs "That’ll be the Day", "Peggy Sue", The Big Bopper’s "Chantilly Lace", Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba" plus many more.
Choose a DateSeptember 2018
"Brilliant cast rocks Buddy Holly back to life. Astonishing performance [by] Zachary Stevenson; virtuosic playing of The Crickets (Shaun Whitley, Kieran McCabe, & Michael Mahler). [American Blues Theater’s] Buddy Holly can easily compete with any musical on or off Broadway!
"The one musical you must see! High octane, infectious, and electrifying energy. Stevenson is amazing!
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Valet parking is available 1 hour before the performance time for $12 on evenings and Saturday/Sunday matinees. Additionally, metered parking is available on Belmont and a pay-to-park lot is located at 1333 W Belmont, one block west of the theater.
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