February 5, 2006

Jersey Boys–The One Bona Fide Hit of the Season

February 5th, 2006
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    San Diego Union-Tribune theater critic Anne Marie Welsh made a recent trip to the Big Apple to experience a sampling of Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Welsh notes that the Broadway season so far has proved that unpredictable, with just one bona fide (and artistically deserving) hit opening since August, the La Jolla Playhouse-spawned Jersey Boys. [...]

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February 2, 2006

Jersey Boys’ J. Robert Spencer Reflects on Playing the Late Nick Massi

February 2nd, 2006
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    J. Robert Spencer, who plays Nick Massi in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys, tells UPI that the script for the Broadway smash musical was based on actual interviews with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Spencer, however, was the only lead in the production who was unable to talk to the real-life guy he [...]

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January 31, 2006

Jersey Boys Marks 100th Broadway Performance February 1

January 31st, 2006
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    Broadwayworld.com reports that Broadway’s smash hit musical, Jersey Boys will celebrate their 100th performance tomorrow evening, February 1. The book, written by Marshall Bricman and Rick Elice, chronicles the lives of a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who, as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, became one of the [...]

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January 19, 2006

Jersey Boys Proves Jukebox Musicals Can Have Substance

January 19th, 2006
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    In a previous post, Jersey Boys Bog asked the question, Jersey Boys: A Rock Biography or a Jukebox Musical?? Although Chris Byrne of Gay City News believes that it is a jukebox musical, it demonstrates that the maligned genre is not all bad. He writes, “Jukebox Musical” has become a term that is generally used [...]

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January 12, 2006

More Rave Reviews for Jersey Boys Cast CD!

January 12th, 2006
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    In today’s issue of the Christian Science Monitor, Iris Fanger reviews Jersey Boys’ Original Cast CD, produced by original Four Seasons member, Bob Gaudio. She says this recording, which includes the enduring hits such as “Sherry” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, ” is a must-have for boomers who grew up on this music. [...]

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January 5, 2006

Recap of Broadway 2005—Big Celebrities Came to See Jersey Boys!

January 5th, 2006
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    Any idea who has earned the title of Jersey Boys’ most devoted high-profile fan? According to Cityguideny.com, it’s Late Show bandleader Paul Shafer, who’s already seen the show three times, including opening night! Also on hand for opening night were original Four Seasons members Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, and Tommy DeVito—plus Joe Pesci, who grew [...]

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December 19, 2005

The Four Seasons Greetings CD–A Kid Who Sings Like an Angel!

December 19th, 2005
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    In Jersey Boys, Tommy DeVito describes young Frankie Castelluccio as a “kid who sings like an angel”. If you get a chance during this holiday season, check out “The 4 Seasons Greetings” Christmas CD. DeVito wasn’t kidding about this voice of an angel! Back in December 1962, the 4 Seasons had a Top 20 hit [...]

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December 16, 2005

Rhino Records Podcast with Bob Gaudio

December 16th, 2005
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    You can download a Rhino Records podcast with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio as he talks about the hit musical, Jersey Boys. Gaudio talks about the success of Jersey Boys and how the show captures the grit, drama, and unique sounds of one of the best selling, biggest American pop music sensations of all [...]

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December 5, 2005

Daniel Reichard’s Jersey Boys Journey

December 5th, 2005
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    Playbill’s Wayman Wong interviews Daniel Reichard, Jersey Boys’ Bob Gaudio in an article released today. A native of Rocky River, Ohio, Reichard, 27, has some fascinating responses to questions about his major Broadway debut, what he has in common with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio, his audition for Jersey Boys back at La Jolla [...]

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December 4, 2005

Video Clips to Jersey Boys Rehearsals, Opening Night Celebrations, Scenes from the Hit Show, and TV Appearances

December 4th, 2005
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    Several Broadway-related websites have done a great job capturing the magic of Jersey Boys rehearsals, the Opening Night gala, performances at the August Wilson Theater, and TV appearances featuring the cast, the original Four Seasons members, and other people associated with the show. Below are some highlights: This Broadway.com video features rehearsal footage with cast [...]

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Celebrities Come Out to See Jersey Boys!

December 4th, 2005
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    Celebrities from all over the globe have come out since Opening Night to enjoy the hit musical Jersey Boys! Broadway.com covered the emotional curtain call and a slew of celebrities heading to the Marriott Marquis to celebrate the phenomenal November 6 opening night of Jersey Boys. In addition to original Four Seasons members Frankie Valli, [...]

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December 2, 2005

Gaudio, Brickman & Elice to Appear on WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News–Monday 12/5

December 2nd, 2005
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    Bob Gaudio, original member of The Four Seasons, and Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the co-writers of Jersey Boys will appear on WABC-TV’s “Eyewitness News” on Monday, December 5th between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. Gaudio, Brickman and Elice will talk process of bringing Jersey Boys to life on the Broadway stage.

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November 17, 2005

Happy Birthday, Bob Gaudio!!

November 17th, 2005
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    On November 17, 1942, original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio was born. He shot to musical fame at the age of 15 as a member of the Royal Teens when he wrote the hit “Short Shorts”. Following a chance meeting organized by Joe Pesci (yes, the actor), Gaudio teamed up with Frankie Valli, Tommy DeVito, [...]

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November 16, 2005

Jersey Boys on Broadway–It Doesn’t Get Much Better!!

November 16th, 2005
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    It doesn’t get any better than this!!! Picture this: Your favorite band of all time is the Four Seasons! You grew up with them, listened to them every day since the age of two. Okay, that’s my story… Sure, they had a ton of number one records (seven) & even more Top 10 hits (19)–but [...]

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November 7, 2005

Opening Night for Jersey Boys–Oh What a Night!!

November 7th, 2005
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    Celebrities came out in droves for Jersey Boys’ opening night and after-party festivities. In addition to the three surviving Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio and Tommy DeVito, big screen actors Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, and Danny Aiello; Soprano castmates Jamie-Lynn Discala, Tony Sirico, Steve Van Zandt, Frank Vincent and Vincent Pastore; and singers Frankie [...]

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