Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story Audition Form
Artisan Center Theater

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Please tell us about any recent theatrical training you have had, or list special skills you have that might be useful in this production.
Please select at least one.
- (Lead – 20’s – 30’s) tall, must play guitar, sing, and act with a rock and roll feel; singer songwriter and star from Lubbock, Texas, intelligent and charismatic, must possess serious star potential and have the desire to live as a rock ‘n’ roll superstar every night; must sing either “That’ll Be The Day”, “Everyday”, or “Oh, Boy” and accompany yourself on a guitar; need to be familiar with all three songs
- (Lead – 20’s – 30’s) tall, rhythm electric guitarist with pop/rock experience who sometimes worked with Buddy as the ‘fourth Cricket’; at audition sing either “That’ll Be The Day”, “ Everyday”, or “Oh, Boy” and accompany yourself on a guitar; need to be familiar with all three songs
- (Lead – 20’s – 30’s) serious character with musical ability from Lubbock, Texas; must be able to sing, act, and play the Double Bass; at audition sing either “That’ll Be The Day’, Everyday” or “Oh, Boy”, or a similar rock ‘n’ roll number
- (Lead – 20-30’s) good looking, must be able to play the drums and bring own sticks, must have cheek humor and ability to act and sing; from Lubbock, Texas; at audition sing either “That’ll Be The Day’, Everyday” or “Oh, Boy”, or a similar rock ‘n’ roll number
- (30ish) songwriter/singer, best known for “Chantilly Lace”; an exuberant performer with excellent pop singing ability and comedic timing to re-create this famous song; may also play additional minor characters
- (Hispanic ethnicity, 20ish) a guitarist/singer most well-known for the hit song “La Bamba”; energetic and charismatic, he was an exciting performer; ability to play the guitar a plus; may also play additional minor characters
- (50ish) disc jockey in Lubbock, Texas who advises Buddy; serves as a narrator between some segments of the story; must play an instrument or sing harmony well
- (Caucasian - 30’s-40’s) possess a boogie woogie, jazz, or pop music singing style; is the wife of record producer, Norm Petty. Keyboard ability a plus
- (Puerto Rican – 20’s-30’s) Attractive and strong-willed; must have an excellent ear for the Puerto Rican dialect and sing harmonies well; met and married Buddy following a whirlwind one-day romance
- (Puerto Rican – 40’s-50’s) speaks in Spanish English with a pronounced Puerto Rican dialect; is Maria Elena’s aunt
- (Caucasian – 40’-50’s) a producer in New York, at the studio where the Crickets record; preference is for a musician to also play in the Hayriders and/or Clear Lake bands
- The Hayriders and Clear Lake Musicians Singers
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Please mark any conflicts you have with these rehearsal dates.
REHEARSAL DATES: There will be weekly rehearsals for solo artists and musicians starting March 22nd. These will be arranged to work with the performer’s schedule. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, April 22nd for the full company. We will rehearse Mondays, Tuesday, and Thursdays from 7PM-10PM and Saturdays from 10AM-2PM. We will add in Wednesday or Friday in the last couple of weeks.
PRODUCTION DATES: The production runs June 7th-June 29th. It will likely be a single cast show with performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30PM and Saturdays at 3PM and 7:30PM
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No absences allowed (shown in bold):
All tech rehearsals and performances are required for all cast members, this is generally the 6 rehearsals leading up to opening.
Performances
PRODUCTION DATES: The production runs June 7th-June 29th. It will likely be a single cast show with performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30PM and Saturdays at 3PM and 7:30PM
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Will you accept any role?:
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Single or Double Cast:
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performance conflicts:
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