Kurt Jenkins stars in <i>Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story</i>
Kurt Jenkins stars in Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story
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Kurt Jenkins will play the title role in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story, to run September 19 – October 21. DJ Salisbury directs and choreographs.

This tribute musical follows Buddy's meteoric rise to the top of the record charts during the golden days of rock ‘n' roll. Among the hit songs featured in the show are "Peggy Sue," "Oh Boy," "Maybe Baby," "That'll Be the Day," "Raining In My Heart," Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba" and the Big Bopper's "Chantilly Lace."

The cast will also feature Jayson Elliot as the Big Bopper, Ryan Jagru as Richie Valens, and Luke Darnell as Norm Petty. John Bannister is the Music Supervisor and Eric Scott Anthony serves as Music Director and one of the Hayriders.

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