Buddy Holly

DOMINIK SCHWARZER

Hamburg, Germany


Dominik 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.

BRETT AMBLER

Boulder, CO


Brett recently completed a highly successful two-month run as Buddy in the BDT Stage production of the show in Boulder, Colorado, gaining an overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and reviewers alike.

JARED MANCUSO

New York, NY


A multi-intrumentalist (incl. guitar, electric/upright bass, and drums), Jared recently starred as Buddy Holly in the Palace Theatre (Manchester, NH) and Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre (Claremont, CA) productions of Buddy in 2015; he has also played Buddy at Arizona Broadway Theatre (Peoria, AZ) and Virginia Samford Theatre (Birmingham, AL), gaining great reviews for his performances.

MATT McCLURE

Atlanta, GA

Originally from Kennesaw, GA, Matt played Buddy for the first time at the sold-out run of the show at Venice Theatre in Florida (January 2015), and repeated the feat at Tacoma Musical Playhouse in Washington (May 2015).

DALEN GUNN

New York, NY


Originally from the mountains of North Idaho and a graduate of New York City’s The Circle In The Square, Dalen’s Buddy credits in the lead role include two sold-out runs at the Civic Theatre of Spokane, WA, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island, IL (2014), and the Alhambra Dinner Theatre in Jacksonville, FL (2015).


TODD MEREDITH

New York, NY


Todd is a New York-based actor/musician originally from Albany, New York, who has starred as Buddy Holly in numerous productions of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. Most recently he has toured the country with the latest North American tour of the show.

JAMES DAVID LARSON

New York, NY

Playing Joe B. Mauldin in the 2013 North American tour of Buddy, as well as playing the lead role of Buddy in the show regionally, James combines his acting and musical talents in critically-lauded performances of the show. A quick study and an easy-going, passionate person available for your production!

DREW CARNWATH

Toronto, Canada
Drew is a Toronto-based performer (singer-actor-guitarist) who has played Buddy in three productions of the show in Canada, including two sold-out runs at Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon.

DANIEL JACKSON

Birmingham, AL
Daniel has played Buddy to great acclaim in a number of productions of the show, most recently at Theatre Winter Haven in Florida (2012).

ZACHARY STEVENSON

Vancouver/Toronto, Canada
Singer/songwriter, actor, and multi-instrumentalist, Zachary has generated a tremendous response as Buddy in Drayton Entertainment's productions of the show and also Arts Club Theatre's record-breaking run in Vancouver (2010).

BENNETT DUNN

Philadelphia, PA / Los Angeles, CA
An accomplished actor, singer, and musician, Bennett has played the lead on a U.S. national tour of Buddy, and more recently reprised the role in smash hit productions at the Arvada Center and Media Theatre.

MATTHEW GRAY

New York, NY
Matthew recently performed in the smash hit production at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach (FL) receiving wonderful reviews for his portrayal of Buddy. He trained at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

BRANDON ALBRIGHT

Las Vegas, NV
An accomplished singer/songwriter, Brandon most recently played Buddy in the highly successful run for McCoy-Rigby Entertainment at La Mirada's 1200-seat Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles.

ANTHONY RAND

New York, NY
Anthony has played over 500 performances of Buddy in ten different productions across the U.S., most recently in the lead role of Buddy Holly. A drummer and bassist, as well as a guitarist, Anthony has also played Crickets Joe and Jerry and has also directed/music directed the show.

MARK JONES

Asheville, NC
An accomplished actor/singer, Mark played Buddy in Haywood Arts Regional Theatre's fall 2010 production of the show in Waynesville, NC.

ERIC FONTANA

Providence, R
A full-time musician with many music and theatre credits under his belt, Eric received fabulous reviews playing Buddy in the summer 2010 production of the show at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, in Rhode Island.

JOSEPH WIENS

Buffalo, NY
Joseph recently starred as Buddy in the MuscicalFare production of Buddy in Amherst, NY - the best-selling show in the theatre's history.

BAXTER L. CLEMENT

Southern Pines, NC
A multi-skilled musician with Broadway experience, Baxter played Buddy in two very well received community theatre productions of the show in North Carolina.

ROBBIE LIMON

Shenandoah Valley, VA
Robbie is an award-winning entertainer who mixes acting and singing roles at professional theaters in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, with solo and band appearances.