Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story

October 2 - 20, 2013

The most popular musical in Ogunquit Playhouse history returns by popular demand! If you are one of the few who missed it last year, or you can’t wait to see it again, get your tickets today to this smash hit! Buddy rocks the Playhouse for three weeks only! Follow the incredible journey of Buddy’s meteoric rise to fame to the top of the record charts during the golden days of rock ‘n’ roll, to his untimely death in 1959 in this popular tribute.  You’ll be cheering for more, with such rousing fifties favorites as “Peggy Sue,” “Oh Boy,” “Maybe Baby,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Raining In My Heart,” Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.” This joyous celebration of a musical legend will have you dancing in the aisles! (Run Time: 2 hours and 25 minutes with intermission)

Show Times


Wed-Fri 7:30 pm
Sat 8:00 pm
Sun 7:00 pm


Wed-Thurs 2:30 pm
Sat 2:30 pm
Sun 2:00 pm


1st Thurs 2:30 pm
1st Wed Eve 7:30 pm


"Powerful music!"

"Punched-up and spiritedly delivered!"

- Portland Press Herald

"Uproariously fun!"


"Powerful, punchy show for the whole family!"

- Portsmouth Herald

"Kurt Jenkins looks like Buddy Holly, sounds like Buddy Holly, and plays guitar even better than Buddy Holly."

"The action never lets up!"

"Oh boy, what talent!"

- New Maine Times

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