Matt Allen returns to Casa Mañana as “Hipockets Duncan” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Originally from Jerseyville, IL, Matt got his start in acting in the 7th grade. Dance classes landed him a role in West Side Story his freshmen year of high school, and he’s been hooked ever since! When asked about his “big break” Matt replied, “I broke my thumb this summer and had… Read more »
Author: Katie Matson
Originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, Steve Gagliastro returns to Texas to star as “Norman Petty” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Around the time of 5th grade, Gags (he says he doesn’t remember anyone ever calling him Steve) began to study acting and continued throughout high school. After a brief hiatus in college to earn his Bachelor of Music Education from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he returned… Read more »
Andy Christopher returns to the Dome to star as “Buddy Holly” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story for the second time. Andy was born in Houston, TX, but spent the most time in Bullard and Lubbock. He has no problem playing the rock n’ roll legend from Lubbock, TX; in a rather interesting turn of events, a friend took him to audition… Read more »
By: Shawn Stalter I cannot imagine a better way to celebrate the life, legacy and musical genius of Lubbock, Texas native, Buddy Holly, than to experience Casa Manana’s powerful telling of “The Buddy Holly Story” on his birthday. Here, under the spacious Casa dome, director Parker Esse crafted a high energy, gripping performance which skillfully… Read more »
Not Fade Away: A Review of Casa Mañana’s The Buddy Holly Story By: Julie Rhodes “And the rest…will just be rock and roll.” This is the last line of the show in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, now playing at Casa Mañana. It could also apply to almost the entirety of Act II, which is an… Read more »
Casa Mañana brings back Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story, and it’s a rollicking good time. By: Janice L. Franklin Fort Worth — Casa Mañana closed its 2015 season with Alan Jane’s Buddy—the Buddy Holly Story. In response to continual requests from patrons, they brought it back to kickstart their 2019-2020 season. Fort Worth’s historic “House of Tomorrow” is again rocking… Read more »
Buddy Holly rocks at Casa!
Sing and dance along!
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Running August 2-4, 2019.