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"Buddy The Buddy Holly Story" - Open Call - Bakersfield, CA

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1611816
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Bakersfield, CA - 93301
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$0.00
Release Date
3-13-2020
Audition Date
4-6-2020
Expiration Date
4-3-2020
Casting Category
Theatre - Non-Equity
Market(s)
Los Angeles, CA | San Diego, CA

Audition Description

Buddy is a bio-musical about the legendary Buddy Holly. The story concerns Buddy's start in the music business as the lead singer for a Country & Western band, his marriage to a Puerto Rican receptionist after a courtship of fie hours, his trials and tribulations as a solo artist, and finally his tragic death in an airplane accident.


Be prepared to sing a 50's rock song that shows off your range.
An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music.
If you play an instrument, please prepare to audition with your instrument.
Be prepared to do a cold reading from the show as well as choreography open request.

  • Role #1 - Buddy Holly

    Singer-songwriter and star from Lubbock, Texas. Buddy is intelligent, charismatic, 6 ft' or over, preferably under 25. Must play guitar, sing and act and have a feel for rock 'n' roll. Some serious star potential, must have a desire to live as a rock 'n' roll superstar every night.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #2 - Ritchie Valens

    Good-looking, attractive, handsome boy with serious charisma, a dedicated eye for the ladies, and the ability to hold the stage in his own right. His key song is "La Bamba." Must be able to act and the ability to play a musical instrument an advantage but not prohibitive.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 25
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #3 - J.P Richardson

    "THE BIG BOPPER" A former DJ, he is a Texan with an irrepressible larger than-life character. 6' or taller, with the ability to command the stage on his own as a single performer. His key song is "Chantilly Lace." Must be able to act and the ability to play a musical instrument an advantage but not prohibitive.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 64
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #4 - Joe B. Mauldin

    Double bass player from Lubbock, Texas. Preferably under 25. Serious, square young man with musical ability. Must be able to sing and act.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #5 - Jerry Allison

    Drummer, preferably under 25 from Lubbock, Texas. Good looking, irrepressible cheeky guy with musical ability. Must be able to sing and act.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #6 - Maria Elena Holly

    Attractive, classy and well-educated. Must be able to sing and act. The ability to play any instrument would be a huge plus.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 25
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #7 - Hipockets Duncan

    An exuberant hometown radio DJ from Lubbock, Texas, with an air of authority and a keen sense of humor. Must be able to sing and have the ability to play a musical instrument.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #8 - Norman Petty

    A record producer from Clovis, New Mexico, with a businesslike manner and a love of making records. Must be able to sing and have the ability to play a musical instrument.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #9 - Vi Petty

    The wife of Norman with a heart of gold. Vi must be able to sing and act, and have exceptional rock 'n' roll keyboards ability, with a good sense of humor.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #10 - Apollo Performer I

    With the ability to hold the stage on his own. Key song "Party." Must have good comic timing and be able to act, and have the ability to play a musical instrument. Special chorus part.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 64
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #11 - Apollo Performer II

    With the ability to hold the stage on her own. Key song "Party." Must have good comic timing and be able to act. The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not a prerequisite. Special chorus part.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 64
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020
  • Role #12 - The Company

    Singer/musicians, mostly under 25 years of age. Must be able to sing and have ability to play a multitude of roles.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Apr 3, 2020

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