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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Brown Theatre 315 West Broadway Louisville KY 40202

Event Canceled

This performance has been canceled. All tickets will be refunded back to the original payment method. Please allow up to 21 business days for processing. Questions? Email us at [email protected] 

Location: The Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway | Get Directions
Ages: All ages
Price: Tickets start at $35.00
Group pricing is available in select areas. Call (502) 566-5152 for details.
Running Time: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including intermission

Now in its 30th amazing year, the "World's Most Successful Rock 'n' Roll Musical" continues to thrill audiences around the world. Viewed by more than 22 million people worldwide, Buddy opened in London's West End in 1989, and has been seen on Broadway, throughout Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa, the Netherlands and Singapore; winning numerous awards along the way. Buddy tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, That'll Be The Day, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, Ritchie Valens' La Bamba, The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace and many more! This show is just Peggy Sue-perb! 

"Terrific…Even the chandeliers start to swing."
-- Chicago Tribune 

"Sends people out of the theater on an unstoppable high...sensational."
--The Boston Globe

"Forget about feel-good.  Buddy is feel-great, leaving its audience roaring for more."
--Vancouver Sun 

“I fell for this show in a big way.”
-- CBS St. Louis

Kentucky Performing Arts Donors, order through the Hotlines to receive your FULL BENEFITS, including waived fees. DonorsFirst ($100-499 donors), call (502) 566-5144. CenterCircle Donors ($500+), call (502) 566-5195. Hotlines are open M-F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Donors can purchase tickets for this show starting Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM by calling the Donor Hotlines. 

Accessibility Services available for this event:

Accessible Seating
Assistive Listening System



accessible seating  assistive listening  



For more information contact the Access Services Hotline at (502) 566-5111 (V) or (502) 566-5140 (TTY) or email Access Services. Additional information can also be found online here.

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