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“Buddy Holly ....AMAZING Talent!”

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre is a year-round entertainment facility that performs eight mainstage musicals and four childrens productions each year as well as hosts several tribute concerts. Our theatre seats 328, and we offer a selection of dining options. Enjoy our full all you can eat buffet before each Sunday - Wednesday evening and matinee show. The buffet menu changes with each show and can be found on our website. On Friday and Saturday evening, enjoy Prime Rib on the carving station. On Thursday evenings, we offer a four course served meal. Let us serve you with full service, plated dinners right at your table! Looking for show only? Sit anywhere in the theatre on Thursday evenings. Appetizers and desserts menu is available for an additional cost. There is also a Gift Shop and Art Gallery within the building. We offer special rates for groups of 16 or more and offer special discounts and perks for season subscribers. Let us cater your next special occasion in our Encore Room!
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We went to the Dutch Apple Dinner theater on a Friday night to see Buddy Holly story. This was our first time. Our seats were excellent, we sat at A6 table for 4. We sat with 2 complete strangers but left as friends. The dinner was very good, hot and served buffet. We got to theater at 6pm and I would recommend getting there a little earlier because the buffet was quite crowded. Waitress service(Deb) for drinks was excellent. The show was outstanding! The pure talent was so impressive. We will definitely be back! What a wonderful night!

Thank KTD75
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We were amazed at the extensive work involved to make this Buddy Holly production. Excellent. The buffet food was just okay. Lots of gnats flying around salad bar and the variety was okay.

Thank Debbie P
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I needed a get-away and so drove 250 miles to Lancaster. Our first scheduled event was The Buddy Holly Story at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. The food was okay. Our waiter, Chris, was fantastic—Thank You, Chris!

But the show was so good! The actors/ musicians were top-notch. It is hard to believe this was a dinner theatre production! Kyle Jurassic as Buddy Holly captured Buddy’s maturation as a person and musician over the course of his too-brief career. The cast were great. The story is poignant, historically important, and compelling. The production was well done.

Thanks to all the actors/musicians, the band and the theatre staff for giving us such a fun and enjoyable evening. If all their productions are this good and we lived within driving distance, we would hold season tickets.

The Buddy Holly Story is worth the re-telling, and Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre did great justice to it. BRAVO!

Thank jcgbook
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

First time here.....a little unusual that we had to sit at a table for four with 2 strangers....but ok that's part of the fun....The dinner buffet was good...nothing to write home about but just good. The show Buddy Holly...was EXCELLENT....great acting, music....a well put together show. Kyle Jurassic shines as he portrays Buddy Holly...he is the total Holly package...I would recommend this show to anyone that likes this era of music.

Thank Dedmedic
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Just arrived home from seeing “Buddy” The Buddy Holly story, it was probably one of the best shows we’ve ever seen there. Over the years we have seen many,many shows. Only seen a couple that were not very good. Tonight we saw one of the best!!!!! The first part on how Buddy got started was a little slow but after that it was great!!! The talent was exceptional. The buffet was very good!!! Treat yourself to a wonderful night out and see this show. Rock n roll at its best.

Thank Ladycaroler
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