Audition notice for:
“Buddy” – The Buddy Holly Story
By: Alan Janes
Directed by: Jerry Allen
Musical Director: Justin Hiscox
May 6 to 14, 2016
Sunday, Nov.22 from 7:00-9:00
Monday, Nov.23, from 7:00-9:00
Sunday, Nov. 29, 7:00-9:00
Gwen Brown Studio at the Peterborough Theatre Guild, 364 Rogers St. in Peterborough
Enter through the backstage door.
- Buddy Holly *
- 20-35 years - Must be able to sing and play electric guitar well.
* Those auditioning for the role of Buddy Holly are asked to audition with two particular
Buddy Holly songs, "Oh Boy" and "Raining in My Heart"
- 20-35 yrs. -must be able to sing and play bass well (preferably stand-up bass).
- 20-35 yrs. - must be able to sing and play drums well.
- 20-35 years, must be able to sing and play guitar.
- Hi-Pockets Duncan
- 30-50 years old, radio announcer – speaking role, some singing.
- Norman, the record producer
- 30-50 yrs. - major speaking role, some singing
- Vi, (Norman's wife)
- 30-50yrs.- some piano playing helpful but not required, and some singing.
- Maria (Buddy's wife)
- 20-30 yrs., - may have some singing and dancing.
- The Big Bopper
- 20-35 yrs of age, baritone singer. An outsized personality with lots of stage
presence who exudes humour.
- 20-35 years, good tenor voice, some dance required.
There are many more great secondary roles, all require singing, dancing and acting, 15-45yrs.
*** Performers of colour are also needed!
For more information:
Contact the director, Jerry Allen at 705-742-2481 or by e-mail
About the Production
“Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story” is a celebration of the life and music of one of the most original, exciting and influential performers of the 20th Century. The story of Buddy Holly is well-known, a great artist who rose up and dazzled the world with his musical gifts but was unexpectedly taken from us far too early. The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and countless others have named Buddy Holly as the greatest single influence on their musical development.
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