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Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

The Muny presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, beginning tonight, July 13, and running through July 20 at Forest Park. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production!

The full cast includes Andy Christopher (Buddy Holly),Nicholas Rodriguez (Ritchie Valens), John Scherer (Hipockets Duncan), Jo Lynn Burks (Vi Petty), Joe Cosmo Cogen (Jerry Allison), Christopher Ryan Grant (Big Bopper), Ben Nordstrom(Clearlake MC), Michael James Reed (Norman Petty),Sharone Sayegh (Maria Elena), and Sam Weber (Joe Mauldin). With Theodore Brookins, Richard Costa, Nathan Yates Douglas, Margaret Dudasik, Jahi Eskridge, Lamar Harris, Teressa Kindle, Kyle Lacy, Shawn Platzker, Troy Valjean Rucker, Nick Savage, Nasia Thomas, and Brinie Wallace.

"The talent and energy and soul of this American pop icon will explode on The Muny stage this summer," said Muny artistic director and executive producer Mike Isaacson. "This amazing cast is full of triple-threats who are fantastic singers, musicians and actors. It promises to be epic fun."

Making its Muny premiere, Buddy -The Buddy Holly Story is based on the all too short life and career of Buddy Holly.Buddy Holly created the sounds and styles that defined American rock 'n roll, and this fantastic show features such hit songs as "That'll Be The Day," "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" "Peggy Sue" and "Johnny B. Goode." Buddy -The Buddy Holly Story opened in London's West End where it ran for over 12 years. It premiered on Broadway in 1990.

Scenic design is by Robert Mark Morgan, with costume design by Tracy Christensen, lighting design by Nathan W. Scheuer, sound design by John Shivers & Hugh Sweeney and video design by Matthew Young. Wig design is by John Metzner and the production stage manager is Nevin Hedley. Buddy -The Buddy Holly Story is proudly sponsored by Missouri Lottery.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny

Photo Flash: First Look at Andy Christopher & More in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny


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