May 1, 2012

Breaking News! Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher Receives NINE Tony Award Nominations!

May 1st, 2012
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    Exciting news for JERSEY BOYS co-author Rick Elice! His fantastic play, Peter and the Starcatcher has been nominated for NINE Tony Awards! Best Play: Peter and the Starcatcher, Author: Rick Elice Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher Music: Wayne Barker, Lyrics: Rick Elice Best Performance by an [...]

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April 26, 2012

Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher Soars in NeverLand!

April 26th, 2012
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    This goes without saying, but Rick Elice is a master storyteller! That’s one of the reasons so many of us love to be transported to Belleville, back in the days of Eisenhower and Rocky Marciano, for repeat visits to Jersey Boys, right? So, of course, we expected some fun, some joy, a great story, and [...]

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February 27, 2012

Jersey Boys Second Natl Tour Heads to Protors; Check Out Times Union Preview!

February 27th, 2012
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    The JERSEY BOYS second national tour heads to Proctors from this Tuesday Feb. 28 through March 18 and Michael Eck has an exciting preview with reflections from co-librettist Rick Elice and Brandon Andrus, who plays Nick Massi. Here’s a sneak peek: Philadelphian Brandon Andrus, 32, plays Nick Massi, in essence the No. 4 man on [...]

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February 5, 2012

Jersey Boys 2nd Natl Tour Preview in Toledo Blade!

February 5th, 2012
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    The JB 2nd natl tour Four Seasons from left, Brandon Andrus, Brad Weinstock, Jason Kappus, and Colby Foytik (Photo Credit: Joan Marcus) With the JERSEY BOYS Second National Tour company heading to Toledo this Tuesday, Blade Staff Writer Julie Njaim has a preview that includes an interview with Brad Weinstock who plays Frankie Valli and [...]

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January 19, 2012

Sneak Peek of Metro’s Interview with Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice!

January 19th, 2012
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    Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice (Photo Credit: Walter McBride) Metro’s T. Michelle Murphy has a terrific interview with Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, who chat about the process of co-writing the book of JERSEY BOYS. Below is a preview: So how did this collaboration get started? Elice: A friend of mine had the rights to [...]

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Rick Elice’s ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to Play Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theater: Previews Begin March 28 & Opens April 15!

January 19th, 2012
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    From BroadwayWorld.com: The New York Times is the first to report today that producers of Peter and the Starcatcher, the acclaimed new American play, written by JERSEY BOYS co-author and Tony Award nominee Rick Elice, have announced that the show will open this Spring at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theater, with previews beginning on on March [...]

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November 27, 2011

Jersey Boys Is a Dream Come True for Rick Elice!

November 27th, 2011
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    Rick Elice at The Civic (Photo Credit: Lawrence Smith/Fairfax NZ) Stuff.co.nz’s Kate Mead has a marvelous feature with co-writer Rick Elice, who was at Auckland’s The Civic, on a flying visit to see where JERSEY BOYS will play in April! Check out a preview below: Elice was an actor briefly and a creative director at [...]

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November 17, 2011

Happy Birthday Wishes to Rick Elice!

November 17th, 2011
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    What is it with these Scorpios?! The stars are definitely in alignment today–as not one–but two JERSEY BOYS geniuses are celebrating their birthdays!! We wish JERSEY BOYS co-writer Rick Elice Happy Birthday Greetings today! Rick, we hope your birthday celebration and your upcoming year is as sensational as the amazing joy you have brought all [...]

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October 20, 2011

Rick Elice’s ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to Open on Broadway This Spring!

October 20th, 2011
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    From BroadwayWorld.com: The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher announced yesterday that the acclaimed new American play by Tony Award nominee (and JERSEY BOYS co-author) Rick Elice, directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Drama Desk Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), will open on Broadway this spring at a [...]

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September 27, 2011

Jersey Boys–’Destined to Be’ a Success!

September 27th, 2011
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    Ken Glickman has a marvelous piece with thoughts from JERSEY BOYS co-writer Rick Elice and JB national tour’s ‘Frankie Valli,’ Joseph Leo Bwarie! Check out a preview: When Rick Elice first began to write the book (or spoken play) for the musical “Jersey Boys,” he and co-writer Marshall Brickman thought they had a big problem. [...]

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September 4, 2011

Brickman, Elice, Gaudio, & McAnuff Reflect on Jersey Boys!

September 4th, 2011
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    The JERSEY BOYS national tour production opens Wednesday at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha! World-Herald staff writer Bob Fischbach has a marvelous preview feature about the hit show that includes reflections from creative team geniuses writers Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, original Four Seasons’ member Bob Gaudio, and director Des McAnuff. Below is a sneak [...]

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June 6, 2011

Rick Elice’s ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Wins Best Off-Broadway Play in BroadwayWorld.com’s 2011 Theater Awards!

June 6th, 2011
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    The fans have spoken and Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher has been voted Best Off-Broadway Play in BroadwayWorld.com’s 2011 Theatre Awards! Rick’s play opened to sparkling reviews when it opened at the New York Theatre Workshop in March of this year! Congratulations to Rick on his latest award for his latest hit show!

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March 9, 2011

Sparkling Reviews for Rick Elice’s ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’!

March 9th, 2011
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    Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher opened Wednesday night at off-Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop to fabulous reviews. Check out the critics’ raves! Ben Brantley, New York Times: Adapted by Rick Elice from Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s popular children’s novel of 2004, “Peter and the Starcatcher” sustains a breathless air of adventure and a [...]

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March 1, 2011

Jersey Boys National Tour Comes to Miami!

March 1st, 2011
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    Miami Herald’s Christine Dolen has a terrific feature on the JERSEY BOYS national tour that is previewing Wednesday and Thursday, then opening Friday for a three-week run at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Jersey Boys transcends the “jukebox musical” label to become a compelling, joyous melding of the storytelling power of theater [...]

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January 5, 2011

Rick Elice’s Love for the Colonial Theatre!

January 5th, 2011
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    Rick Elice at his caricature unveiling at Sardi’s The Boston Globe’s Culture Desk blog has a great interview with Rick Elice, who chats about his love for the Colonial Theatre! Here’s a preview: When ”Jersey Boys” coauthor Rick Elice read in the Globe yesterday that his show had broken a weekly box-office record at the [...]

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December 5, 2010

Jersey Boys Oz Video Clip: Interview with Rick Elice!

December 5th, 2010
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    Great JERSEY BOYS Oz interview with Rick Elice! He talks about Des McAnuff’s approach to directing the show, how difficult it was to cast JERSEY BOYS, and what is the key to the success of the show.

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November 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Greetings to Rick Elice!

November 17th, 2010
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    The stars are definitely in alignment today–as not one–but two JERSEY BOYS geniuses are celebrating their birthdays!! We wish JERSEY BOYS co-writer Rick Elice a very Happy Birthday today! Rick, we hope your birthday celebration and your upcoming year is as fabulous as the amazing joy you have brought us with your immense creativity on [...]

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November 14, 2010

Photo Coverage: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice Honored with Caricatures at Sardi’s!

November 14th, 2010
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    On Monday afternoon, November 8, 2010, during the JERSEY BOYS 5th Anniversary Celebration, legendary superstars and original Four Seasons’ members Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli, along with JERSEY BOYS co-authors Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice were presented with iconic Sardi’s wall caricatures! Oh, what a caricature and congratulations to Bob, Frankie, Marshall and Rick!

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A Salute to the Fans of Jersey Boys By Rick Elice

November 14th, 2010
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    The JERSEY BOYS 5th Anniversary Fan Party, November 6, 2010: They ask us, what was the high point? Catching up with and celebrating with fellow fantastic fans from all over the country? Congratulating the always gracious, multi-talented cast members on their milestone? The food, the wine, the memorabilia, the ambiance at Gallagher’s? It was all [...]

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