Cast & Creative


CAST - 2016 U.S.A. tour

In alphabetical order
Buddy cast and creative NOAH BERRY Jerry Allison
from Ohio, Noah has just received his BFA in musical theatre at NKU
Buddy cast and creative BOB BOHON Hipockets Duncan
Bob has performed in 38 states, Canada, and Jarkarta, Indonesia
Buddy cast and creative MATTHEW CARDENAS Ritchie Valens
a proud St. Louisan, Matthew has numerous regional theater credits
Buddy cast and creative JAMES FAIRCHILD The Big Bopper
James has appeared in a number of regional productions of BUDDY
Buddy cast and creative BRIAN KINNARD Apollo Performer
from Tennessee, Brian is now NY-based with NYC and regional credits
Buddy cast and creative CULLEN LAW 4th Cricket (Niki Sullivan)
Buddy cast and creative LORI LUSTED Vi Petty
from Louisiana, Lori has Off-Broadway, NYC, and regional credits
Buddy cast and creative MAX MEYERS Norman Petty
Max is at NYU Tisch School, and works as an actor and director
Buddy cast and creative KYLE MILNER Murray Deutch / MC at Clear Lake
Kyle recently graduated from UNH
Buddy cast and creative SHANTA PARASURAMAN Maria Elena
Shanta is an actor, singer, dancer, and musician from the Washington DC area
Buddy cast and creative MICHAEL PERRIE JR. Buddy Holly
Michael is an NYC-based Actor/Playwright from Baltimore
Buddy cast and creative JASON STEFFEN Joe B. Mauldin
Jason is an Associate Artist of Southwest Shakespeare Company

CREATIVE TEAM

ALAN JANES
Writer and Producer

MATT SALISBURY
Director

ADRIAN REES
Designer

JOHN BANISTER
Musical Supervisor

PETE COX (THAMES AUDIO)
Sound Designer

DARREN COOPLAND
Lighting Designer

RICHARD PORTER
General Manager

Additionally for U.S. tour:

Production Manager – Craig A. Mowery
Company Manager – Steve Steiner
General Management – Boebe Productions LLC
Production Stage Manager – Kristin A. Sutter
Technical Director – Ben LoPreto
Director – Matt Salisbury
Producer – Richard Porter
Tour Direction – Gary McAvay (Columbia Artists Theatricals)