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The Cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, 2016. Photo by Joan Marcus. The Cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, 2016. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Kimmel Center Presents The Bucks County Playhouse production of

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Jun 24, 2017
Jul 09, 2017

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From his meteoric rise to fame in 1957 through his tragic death less than two years later, Buddy Holly influenced modern music like no other performer of his generation.  Featuring more than 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits, including That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Everyday, Not Fade Away, Words of Love and many more!

"An infectiously happy and dynamic evocation of musical history" - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"You'll likely not have more fun in a theater this season" - BroadwayWorld.com

"It's still buddy brilliant" - The Sun

"Forget about feel-good. Buddy is feel-great! - The Vancouver Sun

"The audience was on its feet at the end screaming for encores as if at a stadium concert"  - Newsday

"Sends people out of the theater on an unstoppable high...sensational" - The Boston Globe

"Golden oldies pounded out the way they used to be" - The New York Times

" High-octane and infectious...a gem of a musical" - Express

"The cast melds into a hard-charging rock & roll band for a display of multiple talents" - Los Angeles Times

"The show is an unashamed, rabble-rousing fiesta. It's got everything" - The Sunday Times

"Ludicrously enjoyable...You leave with a smile on your face and a spring in your step"  - The Telegraph

"A sensational night" - The Denver Post

Perelman Theater

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300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102



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