Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story

September 28- November 11, 2017

Before the Beatles or the Stones ever played a note, rock & roll was born and popular music was forever changed by the bespecled kid from Lubbock, Texas—Buddy Holly. See the man, hear the music and relive the life of a legend! Get ready to rock as you watch Buddy backstage and at the recording studio. Follow his rise up the charts from his humble country music roots to his hits Not Fade Away, Peggy Sue, Words of Love, Oh Boy, Maybe Baby, Peggy Sue Got Married, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Rave On, Johnny B. and more.

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 10 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours

 

 

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September 28- November 11, 2017

Before the Beatles or the Stones ever played a note, rock & roll was born and popular music was forever changed by the bespecled kid from Lubbock, Texas—Buddy Holly. See the man, hear the music and relive the life of a legend! Get ready to rock as you watch Buddy backstage and at the recording studio. Follow his rise up the charts from his humble country music roots to his hits Not Fade Away, Peggy Sue, Words of Love, Oh Boy, Maybe Baby, Peggy Sue Got Married, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Rave On, Johnny B. and more.

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 10 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours

 

 

SETH GARRETT ANTES

SETH GARRETT ANTES (Norman Petty) is delighted to return to the Dutch Apple stage. Seth has performed locally with the Fulton Theatre, American Music Theater, Servant Stage, Steitz City Players, Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Piercing Word, Lancaster Bible College, and Lancaster Opera. Special thanks to Lauren, Todd and the cast and crew! Soli Deo Gloria!

MIKE BRENNAN

MIKE BRENNAN (Big Bopper/Norman Petty Understudy) is thrilled to make his Dutch Apple debut! He has previously portrayed The Big Bopper on the national tour of Buddy as well as productions of Buddy at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, Cortland Repertory Theatre and the Palace Theatre. Other regional credits include: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Beast), The Producers (Franz), Annie (Warbucks), Footloose (Cowboy Bob), and Ebenezer (Fezziwig/Christmas Present). Mike would like to thank his friends and family for their endless love and support. Follow him online @mikebrennanjr

NATHANIEL BURICH

NATHANIEL BURICH (Ritchie Valens) is super excited to be back at the Dutch Apple. Originally from Greensboro, PA and a Point Park University graduate, he most recently was living out one of his dreams, dancing in Donn Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas. Selected credits: Titanic the Musical national tour, The Student Prince, Jekyll and Hyde, Mary Poppins, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Hunchback of Notre Dame and Tarzan. Thank you to his family for their endless support. For Dad.

QUINN CASON

QUINN CASON (Jack Daw) is from Lebanon, Tennessee. He is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, where he studied opera performance and theatre. Favorite credits include TJ (Sister Act), Pinocchio (Shrek the Musical), Mary Sunshine (Chicago), Cousin Kevin (Tommy), and the Marquis (La Traviata). Vast thanks to all his family and friends for their continued support and encouragement.

DALE GIVEN

DALE GIVEN (Hipockets Duncan) is so excited to return to the Dutch Apple! You may have seen him here as Ziegfeld in Funny Girl. Dale is a veteran of numerous shows at the Broadway Palm in Florida (including Buddy). National credits include Titanic and Ring of Fire. Dale was most recently seen in Surflight Theatre’s summer production of Newsies on the Jersey shore. Many thanks to Will, Brian, Lauren, Todd and of course my better half, Shannon. And the rest will just be rock and roll!

SARAH GODWIN

SARAH GODWIN (Vi Petty) is from McMinnville, Tennessee and currently resides in the East Village, Manhattan. She has studied Music with Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, Opera Performance with Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy, and Musical Theater with AMDA NYC. Most recent productions include Question 1: The Musical at St. Luke’s Theater NYC, KEVIN!!!!! at The PIT NYC, and Buddy with Palace Theater in The Dells. She’s thrilled to reprise her role as Vi Petty in her first production with Dutch Apple! www.sarahgodwin.show

LINDSEY AERIEL GRIMBLE

LINDSEY AERIEL GRIMBLE (Apollo Singer) studied at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Credits: Disenchanted (Equity Reading/Workshop), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Dutch Apple), Moses (Sight and Sound), Show Boat (Hoogland Center for the Arts), The Gretna Timbers and Piercing Word. Jeremiah 29:11. www.LindseyGrimble.com

ISAAC HAAS

ISAAC HAAS (Nikki/Fourth Cricket) is an actor, singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based in New York City where he graduated from CAP21 Conservatory. Off-Broadway: Peace Love and Cupcakes the Musical. National Tours: Once, Cabaret. Regional and NYC: Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas), A Midsum­mer Night’s Dream.

BEN HILL

BEN HILL (Jerry Allison) is an actor/musician/comedian that wears many hats, from performing stand-up to taking on roles like Sweeney Todd and Nosferatu. Ben is happy to be making his Dutch Apple debut.

KYLE JURASSIC

KYLE JURASSIC (Buddy Holly) is elated to be making his Dutch Apple debut! He is a graduate of Cornerstone University and holds his Bachelor’s of Music Performance. Kyle has performed at The Palace Theatre in Wisconsin, The Union County Performing Arts Center, Hershey Park, Farmers Alley Theatre, and various theaters throughout Michigan. Previous credits include Rock of Ages, Catch Me If You Can, Spamalot, Forever Plaid, The Wedding Singer, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson!, Little Shop of Horrors, Altar Boyz, Avenue Q, Grease, and Hit Her with the Skates. Kyle lives in New York City with his lovely wife, Virginia. He would like to thank his wife, Hudson Artists Agency, and his family for their support. kylejurassic.com

JONAH M. MARTIN

JONAH M. MARTIN (Joe B. Mauldin) Originally hailing from Rochester, NY, Jonah is excited to make his Dutch Apple debut doing the two things he loves most: telling stories and playing the bass. Previous credits include Horton the Elephant (Seussical), Stanley Sanders (Smoke on the Mountain), Eddy Ryan (Black Patent Leather Shoes), Jeffrey/Lamar (Godspell) and Confederate Captain (The Civil War). He also recently recorded an album with folk-trio KILO LIMA, which will release this autumn. Offstage, he continues to enjoy the little things and serving at Lancaster Alliance Church. A special thank you to all those who never let him quit, even now. I love you all. SDG

TRACI McCORMICK

TRACI McCORMICK (Shirley/Vi Petty Understudy) is delighted to be returning to the Dutch Apple to do her fourth production of Buddy! A native of Mesa, Arizona, Traci has performed in theatres around the country and on the high seas. Previous shows at the Dutch Apple include Buddy, Meet Me in St. Louis, and Big River. Other favorite credits include Illusionarium Norwegian Cruise Line (Astral Goddess), Brigadoon (Jane), A Christmas Carol (Emily), The Rocky Horror Show (Janet), Bingo: The Winning Musical (Honey), The Comedy of Errors (Courtesan), and As You Like It (Audrey). Traci has a Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theatre Performance from Arizona State University.

MATT McCLURE

MATT McCLURE (Swing/Buddy Holly Understudy) Originally from Kennesaw, Georgia, Matt has worked both on and off the stage all over the country. He has performed in numerous productions of Buddy, and is excited to be a part of the show again in his first production at Dutch Apple. Other favorite credits include Ken in Red, John Merrick in The Elephant Man, and Garry Lejeune in Noises Off.

JIM MOYER

JIM MOYER (Murray Deutch) is from Hershey, PA and has been seen all over the east coast. He was last seen on the Dutch Apple stage as the Shoemaker in The Elves and the Shoemaker. Other credits include Company (David) at Stephen Foster, Annie (Daddy Warbucks) at Broadway Classics Theater, and One Man Two Guvnors (Charlie). Jim brings a love of the theater, and he enjoys spending time with his family outside the theater.

DANIELLE POZNANOVIC

DANIELLE POZNANOVIC (Maria Elena) is so happy to be returning to the Dutch Apple stage once again where she was previously seen in My Fair Lady, Second Chances, and Anything Goes. Originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada, Danielle has had the chance to work with companies such as Servant Stage Company (Little Women), and Sight and Sound Theatre (Noah, Miracle of Christmas). Favorite roles include Jo March in Little Women, Belle in A Christmas Carol, and Lahdalord in James and the Giant Peach. Thank you to her incredible parents for their unending love and support and to Jonah. I’m so excited to finally share the stage with you! God bless and have a rock and rollin’ time tonight!

AZARRIA WHITE

AZARRIA WHITE (Apollo Singer) is elated to be back performing at the Dutch Apple. She was last seen here playing Brenda in Smokey Joe’s Café. Azarria is a proud alumni of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. Some of her credits include Sadie in Peace Love and Cupcakes (Off Broadway), Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors (Ivoryton Playhouse), and Ronnette in Little Shop of Horrors (Barnstormers). You can also hear her in her highly anticipated studio feature “Quite Like You” which is now available on Apple Music, Spotify, and iTunes. Azarria would like to thank her family and friends for always supporting her dreams, no matter what they may be.

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