BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY has announced a tour of New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country!
Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.
Tickets to the most successful Rock & Roll show of all-time will go on sale on 20th October. Booking details, dates and venues are below.
Featuring two terrific hours of some of the greatest Rock & Roll songs ever written, including ‘That’ll Be The Day’, ‘Oh Boy’, ‘Rave On’, ‘La Bamba’, ‘Chantilly Lace’, ‘Johnny B. Goode’, ‘Raining In My Heart’, ‘Everyday’, ‘Shout’ and many many more, this show is just ‘Peggy Sue’-perb!
“This show is an absolute must. If you haven’t seen the brilliant musical Buddy yet, buy your ticket now!”
“THE SHOW YOU’LL NEVER FORGET”
“JOYOUS! I LOVE THIS SHOW”
The tour marks the 25th Anniversary of BUDDY – joining other iconic productions including Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Miss Saigon, Evitaand Cats in reaching this staggering milestone.
Loved by critics and audiences alike, BUDDY tells the enduring tale of the musical icon’s rise to fame and his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic and untimely death at the age of 22. In 18 short months the Texas-born boy revolutionized the face of contemporary music influencing everyone from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen.
With the Big Bopper’s ‘Chantilly Lace’ and Ritchie Valens’ ‘La Bamba’ completing a stellar musical line-up, BUDDY is a not to be missed evening of family entertainment!
New Zealand Tour dates:
12 – Nelson - 8pm - Theatre Royal
13 – Nelson - 8pm - Theatre Royal
14 – Blenheim - 8pm - Floorpride Civic Theatre
15 – Christchurch - 4pm and 8pm - Isaac Theatre Royal
17 – Timaru - 8pm - Theatre Royal
18 – Dunedin - 8pm - Regent Theatre
19 – Gore - 8pm - St. James Theatre
20 – Invercargill - 8pm - Civic Theatre
21 – Oamaru - 8pm - Opera House
22 – Ashburton - 4pm - Event Centre
24 – Napier - 8pm - Municipal
25 – Tauranga - 8pm - Baycourt
26 – Whangarei - 8pm - Forum North
27 – Auckland - 8pm - Vector Arena
28 – Hamilton - 8pm - Founders
29 – New Plymouth - 4pm and 8pm - TSB Showplace
31 – Kapiti - 8pm - Southwards
1 – Wellington - 8pm - Opera House
2 – Palmerston North - 8pm - Regent Theatre
3 – Rotorua - 8pm - Civic Theatre
4 – Taupo - 8pm - Great Lake Centre
5 – Upper Hutt - 4pm and 8pm - Expressions