Casting announced for The Buddy Holly Story at the Belgrade Theatre
Smash hit rock & roll musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story has announced a new cast for its forthcoming 30th anniversary tour, heading to the Belgrade Theatre 7-9 November!
Tom Berkeley and AJ Jenks will alternate in the role of Buddy, supported by a multi-talented group of actor-instrumentalists, including Jordan Alexander, Miguel Angel, Joshua Barton, Harry Boyd, Joe Butcher, Cartier Fraser, Josh Haberfield, Rhiannon Hopkins, Sasha Latoya, Hannah Price and Ben Pryer.
Buddy has become known as the world’s most successful rock ‘n’ roll musical through its phenomenal run of productions and performances across five continents. It tells the enduring tale of the musical icon’s meteoric rise to fame, through to his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic and untimely death at the age of 22.
This compelling journey through Buddy’s short yet spectacular career features over 20 of his greatest hits, including That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh Boy and Rave On, alongside favourite numbers from his friends and contemporaries.
Writer and Producer Alan Janes said:
“We can’t wait to get back on the road for this special 30th anniversary UK tour of Buddy, with a new cast of hugely talented actors and musicians, who will be aiming to give audiences an unforgettable night at the theatre.”
To date, the show has been seen by over 22 million people, winning numerous awards along the way.