This week is Dementia Action Week, the Alzheimer’s Society’sbiggest and longest running awareness campaign.
Following on from this campaign week we are hosting three
dementia-friendly performances during the Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story UK tour, so that people living with dementia, their families, and carers can
experience the show in a more relaxed environment.
It's been incredible performing in front of our audiences again on the 2023 UK tour! Wonderful too, travelling the length and breadth of the country seeing people up, dancing, and clapping along with joy in theatres, and with many more dates still to come we're only just getting started! Check out these pics from our travels so far.
As we leave Chesterfield and head to Edinburgh we wanted to share with you this awesome photo recreation of when Buddy Holly visited Chesterfield on 4th March 1958!
Today's the day the curtain goes up on our sensational 2023 UK tour!
The West End and Broadway smash-hit musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story announces the full cast for its 2023 UK tour, currently booking until October 2023!
‘The World’s Most Successful Rock & Roll Musical’
Announces 2023 UK Tour!
Sixty years since Buddy Holly first entered the UK album charts with The Chirping Crickets in 1958, the Rock & Roll pioneer is back in the Top 10, with an album that picks up where he left off at his very last recording session...
The 50th annual Joseph Jefferson Awards, recognizing the work of Equity productions in the Chicago area (held October 22, at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, Illinois) saw American Blues Theater take home five Jeff Awards for their 2018 production of Buddy—The Buddy Holly Story, including the prizes for: Best Production, Musical (Midsize); Best Director, Midsize Theater (Lili-Anne Brown); Best Ensemble, Musical; Best Performer in a Principal Role, Musical (Zachary Stevenson); and Best Music Direction (Michael Mahler).
Check out these Lego men performing 'Oh Boy!', lovingly created by Galen Johnson, who plays Jerry Allison in the Globe Theatre (Regina, Canada) production of Buddy, currently running at the Casino Regina Show Lounge until February 10th!
In his Nobel Prize for Literature speech from June 4th, Dylan explained the impact Buddy had on him as a young man.
Paul McCartney has often talked about the importance of Buddy Holly and the Crickets on the fledgling career of The Beatles, and Buddy's huge influence on numerous other artists and musicians is well documented...
Taking a look back at Zach's road trip in search of Buddy Holly...
En route to Dubuque, we stopped by the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa - location of Buddy, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper's last performance on the 'Winter Dance Party Tour' in February, 1959. Check out our pics from the Surf...
Check out this crystal-clear interview with Buddy, from 1958!
Check out the cast of the recently completed Laguna Playhouse (California) production of Buddy, getting down to the Weezer hit 'Buddy Holly'!