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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 Anthony Engineer (KDAV)
DJ (WWOL)
Ritchie Valens
Jo Lynn Burks Jingle Singer
Vi Petty
Woman in Woods
A Snowbird
Sandra Caldwell Apollo Singer
Jingle Singer, WWOL
Demo Cates DJ (WDAS)
Musician at Apollo
Man at Apollo
Caren Cole Jingle Singer
Woman in Woods
Shirley
Mary Lou Sokoloff
A Snowbird
Alvin Crawford Musician at Apollo
Melanie Doane A Hayrider
Candy
Peggy Sue
A Snowbird
Kevin Fox A Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
Man in Woods
Jill Hennessy Bopper
Woman in Woods
Maria Elena
A Snowbird
Autograph Hunter
Paul Hipp Buddy Holly
Russ Jolly Jerry Allison
A Belmont
Denese Matthews Apollo Singer
Jingle Singer, WWOL
Paul McQuillan Bopper
Decca Engineer
English DJ
Dion
Autograph Hunter
David Mucci Decca Producer
DJ (WCLS)
The Big Bopper
Tom Nash A Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
A Belmont
Bobby Prochaska Joe B. Mauldin
Fred Sanders Hipockets Duncan
Lorene Scott Apollo Singer
Lorraine Scott Jingle Singer, WWOL
Jerome Smith, Jr. Musician at Apollo
Performer at Apollo
Steve Steiner A Hayrider
Decca Session Musician
Murray Deutch
Jack Daw
Liliane Stilwell Jingle Singer
Woman in Woods
Maria Elena's Aunt
A Snowbird
Don Stitt A Hayrider
Decca Engineer
DJ (KPST)
DJ at Apollo
Clearlake MC
Ken Triwush Bopper
Decca Session Musician
Fourth Cricket
Man in Woods
Tommy
Buddy Holly Alternate
Autograph Hunter
James H. Wiggins, Jr. Musician at Apollo
Kurt Ziskie Norman 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
nominee 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)