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Alan Janes

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
Producer/Writer[Replacement]

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Alan Janes Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - Musical of the Year
Alan Janes, Buddy

Alan Janes News

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes To The Van Wezel Next Month Photo BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes To The Van Wezel Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Seen by more than 22 million music fans since it opened in London's West End in 1989, Buddy ‚Äď The Buddy Holly Story ‚ÄĒ the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You ‚ÄĒ is back by popular demand! See Buddy at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on October 22, 2022.

Tickets For BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Are Now On Sale at Darlington Hippodrome Photo Tickets For BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Are Now On Sale at Darlington Hippodrome
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

On the back of an incredibly successful 30th anniversary tour, smash hit rock & roll musical Buddy ‚Äď The Buddy Holly Story is back in the UK for 2023 and visits Darlington Hippodrome from Tuesday 28 February to Saturday 4 March, 2023.

BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story Comes To The Van Wezel in October Photo BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story Comes To The Van Wezel in October
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

Seen by more than 22 million music fans since it opened in London's West End in 1989, BUDDY ‚Äď THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY ‚ÄĒ the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You ‚ÄĒ is back by popular demand! See BUDDY at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on October 22, 2022.

Photos: First Look at BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at the Argyle Theater Photo Photos: First Look at BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at the Argyle Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The Argyle Theatre is presenting the international hit  Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story begans performances on May 19 and opened on May 21 running through June 26, 2022.

Photos: The Cast of BUDDY THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Celebrates Opening Photo Photos: The Cast of BUDDY THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Celebrates Opening
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2022

The Argyle Theatre presents the international hit Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly. It is directed and choreographed by Gary John La Rosa with musical direction by Jason Cohen.

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to the Argyle Theatre Next Week Photo BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to the Argyle Theatre Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Long Island's largest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre (Mark and Dylan Perlman, Executive Producers & Managing Partners; Evan Pappas, Artistic Director), presents the international hit  Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly.

Florida Repertory Theatre Will Present BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Photo Florida Repertory Theatre Will Present BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Florida Repertory Theatre‚Äôs 2021-2022 Season continues the rock ‚Äėn‚Äô roll sensation, ‚ÄúBuddy: The Buddy Holly Story‚ÄĚ by Alan Janes. The musical tells the story of Buddy‚Äôs rise to stardom and how he transformed popular music almost overnight and plays in the Historic Arcade Theatre from March 18 to April 13. The run includes four nearly sold-out previews from March 15 to 17.

ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season Photo ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

Centre Stage has announced its 2022-2023 Season as well as a long-awaited rebrand.

Florida Studio Theatre Extends BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Photo Florida Studio Theatre Extends BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

Due to audience demand, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the extension of its opening Winter Mainstage production, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story by Alan Janes.

BWW Review: BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Florida Studio Theatre Brings Smiles Star Photo BWW Review: BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Florida Studio Theatre Brings Smiles Start to Finish
by Jacob Ruscoe - Nov 20, 2021

There are shows that make you laugh and others that make you cry. We go to the theatre and are swept away by all kinds of emotions. Some shows make us angry and others inspire hope. Then there are the shows that just make us happy. Above all else, ‚ÄúBuddy: The Buddy Holly Story‚ÄĚ at Florida Studio Theatre is just that show.

Alan Janes Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY in the Rehearsal Studio
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2017

The cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story presented musical excerpts of the production, and the producers of the historic Bucks County Playhouse and Philadelphia's thriving Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts shared insight into their unique collaboration on the musical, which will come to both venues this spring and summer. BroadwayWorld has footage from the rehearsal in NYC below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with BCP's BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Helmed by Hunter Foster
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse's second production of the summer season, the high-energy Rock & Roll musical 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' directed by Tony nominee Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro. This show been seen by over 22 million people worldwide, and is hailed as the most successful rock musical of all time. 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' opened at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA) on June 25 and will run through July 16. Click below to go behind the scenes with the company of BCP's show!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at the MUNY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2015

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!


Alan Janes Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Alan Janes written?
Alan Janes has written 2 shows including Buddy (Bookwriter), Jailhouse Rock (Bookwriter).

What awards has Alan Janes been nominated for?
Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Buddy .