KIMMEL CENTER AND BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE
ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP
AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE
PLAYHOUSE’S RECORD-BREAKING PRODUCTION OF
BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
WILL APPEAR AT BOTH THE KIMMEL CENTER AND THE
PLAYHOUSE IN 2017
The partnership of the Bucks County Playhouse and Kimmel Center will debut this summer with a restaging of the popular Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story which will run first at the Bucks County Playhouse from May 27 through June 17 and then at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater. The official opening at the Kimmel Center will be on June 28 and the show will run through July 9. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is one of the most popular rock musicals in history and marks the beginning of a cultural exchange between the two established organizations. It features more than 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits, including “That’ll Be The Day” and “Peggy Sue.” The production is led by director Tony nominee Hunter Foster and choreographer Lorin Latarro. Tickets for the Bucks County Playhouse performances are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 215-862-2121, visiting online at www.bcptheater.org, or the Bucks County Playhouse Box Office. Tickets for the Kimmel Center performances will go on sale on January 23, 2017. These tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, visiting online at kimmelcenter.org or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 215-790-5883. Leadership from both organizations are in talks about programs that can reach new audiences through shared presentations. More information can be found at kimmelcenter.org.