Find out all the details about the 2020 production of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story coming to Stoke-on-Trent in February
The world’s most successful Rock & Roll musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is set to visit the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent from Tuesday February 18 – Saturday February 22, 2020 as part of its 30th anniversary UK wide tour.
Buddy tells the enduring tale of the musical icon’s meteoric 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 rock ‘n’ roller revolutionised the face of contemporary music influencing everyone from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen. Audiences will be treated to 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits, including timeless classics That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh Boy and Rave On.
Since opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in August 1989, Buddy has enjoyed phenomenal success having played a record breaking 4450 performances over 556 weeks on tour in the UK and Ireland, as well as 5822 performances over 728 weeks in London’s West End. 2019 sees Buddy joining a small – but lauded – number of iconic musicals including Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Miss Saigon, Evita and Cats in reaching a phenomenal three decades on stage.
Tickets are now on general sale at the Regent Theatre Box Office, online at www.atgtickets.com/stoke or when you call 08448717649.
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