Author Archives: Rick Thorne
Southern California kept on rockin' during summer 2017, in the New Village Arts/Intrepid Theatre Company co-production of Buddy, which saw an amazing run over 14 combined weeks at the Horton Grand Theatre in San Diego followed by New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad!
The Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan, produced a fabulous production of Buddy which rocked the rafters over two weeks in summer 2017!
Des Moines, IA
Eric was an ensemble member in the summer 2017 Barn Theatre (Augusta, MI) production of Buddy, where he also played the Apollo DJ and Hayrider roles. He plays guitar and piano.
Audiences raved on to Buddy over three weekends at the 400-seat Bradley Playhouse in Putnam in spring 2017!
Erik's first time performing as “J.P.” was at Tacoma Musical Playhouse in Washington state. His performance was so well received by reviewers and patrons alike that he was cast again three months later for the same role at The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells, WI (spring 2017).
Buddy had a terrific run at this German-themed dinner theatre, nestled in the beautiful Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia, in spring 2017.
New York, NY
Anie made her Buddy debut at The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells, WI (Spring, 2017),
as Maria Elena and a backing singer and dancer during the Clear Lake concert.
In his Nobel Prize for Literature speech from June 4th, Dylan explained the impact Buddy had on him as a young man.
The students of Sanborn Regional High School put on a great show, getting their audiences up and dancing for three performances of Buddy in March '17!
Manasquan, New Jersey, enjoyed a fabulous - and highly successful - production of Buddy at Algonquin Arts Theatre in April, 2017.
Based in Rochester, NY, Adam is an accomplished singer, dancer, and pianist, who appeared as Ritchie Valens in the Palace Theater production of Buddy in the Wisconsin Dells (April-May, 2017).
The North Peace Cultural Center in northeastern British Columbia was home to a record-breaking run of Buddy over eight performances in fall, 2016!
is a singer/songwriter who graduated from the Hamburg School of Music. He is
playing Buddy for the Westfälisches Landstheater in Germany on numerous dates throughout 2016-17.
A spectacular cast and production whipped Playhouse audiences into a frenzy over four seriously rocking weeks during summer 2016. Audiences loved the show so much, Buddy returned to Bucks County in 2017 and 2019!
An amazing production of Buddy enthralled theatregoers of all ages in Tasmania, Australia, during July 2016, as cast and audience rocked together at the Princess Theatre in Launceston!
Alex is actor/singer/musician/dancer from Phoenix, Arizona. He's played Jerry Allison in the Barn Theatre production of Buddy in Augusta, Michigan (summer 2017), and also at Theatre West Summer Repertory in Scottsbluff, Nebraska (2016).
San Diego, CA
Actress/singer/pianist Stephanie played the role of Apollo Performer Marlena Madison in OnStage Playhouse's production of Buddy in Chula Vista, CA, over the summer of 2016, and would love to be considered for future productions of the show!
Bill Hanney's Theatre By The Sea in Rhode Island produced Buddy in summer 2016, with a spectacular production that had audiences on their feet, dancing and clapping, over three record-breaking weeks!
New York, NY
Christina is an actress/singer/musician who has performed in numerous productions of Buddy playing Mary Lou, Hayrider (fiddle), Maria Elena, and others.
Buddy returned to Germany in June 2016 with an all-new German script and stunning production at Westfälisches Landestheater in the Ruhr Area. With audiences on their feet and dancing in Castrop-Rauxel, the production will play further venues in the region throughout 2016-17!