BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story Runs Jan. 18-Feb. 16

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Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.

BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Jan. 18-Feb. 16
Marx Theater [Eden Park]

Directed & choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Cast: Andy Christopher as Buddy Holly/Guitar/Music Director, Joe Cosmo Cogen as Jerry Allison/Drums, Jayson Elliott as Hipockets Duncan/The Big Bopper & Others/Guitar/Harmonica/Bass, Ryan Jagru as Tommy Allsop/Ritchie Valens & Others/Guitar, Sayna Nicole Small as Apollo Headliner/Maria Elena Santiago & Others/Keyboard, Byron St. Cry as Apollo Headliner & Others/Saxophone/Guiro, Spiff Wiegand as Joe B. Maudlin/Bass/Brass

Experience the sensational musical about the bespectacled, 1950s rock and roll icon. This non-stop entertaining rock show recounts Buddy Holly’s 18-month, meteoric rise to fame and the indelible impact he left on the industry after his untimely death at the age of 22. Influencing artists from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen and plenty of musicians in between, the early rocker is immortalized in this mesmerizing musical memoir. Performances include over 20 of his greatest hits like “That’ll Be the Day,” “It’s So Easy to Fall in Love” and “Peggy Sue,” along with Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and The Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.” Recommended for ages 12 and up. 

  • In preview Sat, Jan. 18 at 8pm & Sun, Jan. 19 at 2pm
  • In preview, Tue-Wed, Jan. 21-22 at 7:30pm
  • Thu, Jan. 23 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Jan. 24 at 8pm
  • Sat, Jan. 25 at 4pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Jan. 26 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Tue-Thu, Feb. 4-6 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Feb. 7 at 8pm
  • Sat, Feb. 1 at 4pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Feb. 2 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Tue, Feb. 11 at 7:30pm
  • Wed, Feb. 12 at 1pm & 7:30pm
  • Thu, Feb. 13 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Feb. 14 at 8pm
  • Sat, Feb. 15 at 4pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Feb. 16 at 2pm

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