'Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper: Winter Dance Party' Comes to Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 3/14-16
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper: Winter Dance Party takes the stage of Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theatre for four performances ONLY Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 16 (2014).
The Winter Dance Party is the official live and authentic re-creation ofBuddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour, and the only show endorsed by both the Holly and Valens estate. Each live concert performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring such hit songs of the 50′s era as: "That'll Be the Day,'" "Peggy Sue," "Oh, Boy," "Rave On," "La Bamba," "Chantilly Lace," and many, many more!
The stars of the Winter Dance Party include John Mueller, Linwood Sasserand Ray Anthony.
John Mueller, the critically acclaimed former star of the U.S. touring version of the London/Broadway hit musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, performs as Buddy Holly.
Linwood Sasser admits he has always been a little bit big and boppin' - seems to be what he does the best. He has performed as the Big Bopper with John Mueller's Winter Dance Party since 2008.
Ray Anthony performs as Ritchie Valens and is a renowned star of the "Legends of Rock & Roll" show at the Imperial Palace in Las Vegas.
The totally authentic and energetic four piece band (guitar, drums, stand-up bass and sax) includes Grammy award winning saxophonist, Mike Acosta.
The show has won such praise as "'Winter Dance Party' captures Holly era...a dead-on re-creation of the '59 show." (Kalamazoo Gazette), "One of the best concerts I've ever seen."
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper: Winter Dance Party performances are:
Friday, March 14 (2014) at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 15 at 5:30pm AND
Saturday, March 15 at 8:30pm
Sunday, March 16 at 5:30pm
The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is located at 263 Golden Hill Street in downtownBridgeport, Connecticut.
Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each scheduled performance. Tickets are: $47. Tickets may be reserved: By Phone: Box Office: 203.576.1636; In Person: at box office located 263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Online at downtowncabaret.org (24/7); By US Mail: Winter Dance Party, c/o Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604. Group Sales: 203.576.1634 x102. Box Office Hours: 10:30am to 4:30pm - Mondays thru Fridays; Saturdays and Sundays - Box Office opens 90 minutes prior to scheduled performance times.
Theatre seating begins 30 minutes prior to performance times. The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Please inform the box office of any special needs when ordering tickets. For more information and up-to-date news about the Cabaret, upcoming performances, the performers, seating chart, parking and reserving tickets visit downtowncabaret.org.