June 8, 2006

Four Seasons–Bigger Than Ever Thanks to Jersey Boys!

June 8th, 2006
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    According to a Reuters article today, Bob Gaudio, songwriting partner of Frankie Valli and one of the original Four Seasons, says he’s beginning to think Jersey Boys, a Broadway musical about the band, may be even more successful than the band itself. In a telephone interview, Gaudio’s business partner, legendary Four Seasons lead singer Frankie [...]

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Odds Favor Jersey Boys to Take Best Musical!

June 8th, 2006
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    In today’s Los Angeles Times’ The Envelope web site, Gold Derby blogger Tom O’Neil says don’t be deceived by the fact that eight of The Envelope’s nine Tony Award pundits pick Jersey Boys to win Best Musical this Sunday night. The odds — drafted by David Scott of America’s Line, based upon critics’ views — [...]

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June 7, 2006

More Thoughts from JLY

June 7th, 2006
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    Gay City News’ David Noh states that if John Lloyd Young doesn’t win the Tony for Jersey Boys, it’ll be the biggest robbery since Judy Garland lost the Oscar for “A Star is Born.” This refreshingly modest major talent, who is already legendary as Frankie Valli, spoke to Noh at the New Dramatists’ lunch, which [...]

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Latest John Lloyd Young Interview

June 7th, 2006
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    Playbill.com’s Wayman Wong spoke with five phenomenal Tony nominees, including Jersey Boys’ John Lloyd Young. Here’s what Young had to say: WW: You’ve been so busy these days; how are you holding up? JLY: My itinerary looks like Hillary Clinton’s when she was running for Senate. There’s not a single hour in the day that’s [...]

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June 6, 2006

Tony Awards Featured on “A&E Breakfast with the Arts” Sunday!

June 6th, 2006
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    Broadwayworld.com reports that the 2006 Tony Awards will be the focus of the June 11th edition of A&E’s “Breakfast with the Arts,” which airs on Sundays from 8 to 10 AM. The program is hosted by Karina Huber. The 60th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall that night [...]

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June 5, 2006

Jersey Boys’ Musical Numbers At Tony Awards

June 5th, 2006
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    Playbill.com’s Andrew Gans has discovered what the Tony-nominated Best Musicals and Best Musical Revivals will be performing at Radio City Musical Hall on June 11. So, if you want to be surprised on what numbers the Jersey Boys’ cast will be performing, avoid reading this post. For those of you who can’t wait to find [...]

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June 3, 2006

Jersey Boys Give Amazing Performance on “Weekend Today”

June 3rd, 2006
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    The cast of Jersey Boys gave one of their most amazing television performances this morning on “Weekend Today.” As Lester Holt announced that the Boys would be up after a break, they sang “Rag Doll” in the background. Following the break, everyone was treated to “Cry For Me,” with an incredible lead by Daniel Reichard. [...]

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Tony Race Heats Up Between JB & DC

June 3rd, 2006
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    According to NY Post’s Michael Riedel, it appears the hottest topic on Broadway now is the Tony race between Jersey Boys and The Drowsy Chaperone. Industry pundits and Tony voters are all over the place with their predictions. (We all know it’s a lot more than just a “jukebox musical,” but that’s another story…) Supporters [...]

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Enough About Musical Comedies–Jersey Deserves the Tony!

June 3rd, 2006
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    Washington Post’s Peter Marks had a blast at Jersey Boys. He says if the Tony voters have any sense, they will overlook the fact that Jersey Boys has no original songs — it’s a jukebox show, based on the hits of the Four Seasons — and give it the award next Sunday for best new [...]

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June 2, 2006

EW Predicts Jersey Boys as BIG Tony Winner!

June 2nd, 2006
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    In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Melissa Rose Bernardo’s Tony predictions have Jersey Boys taking home quite a few Tonys!! Best Musical NOMINEES The Color Purple, The Drowsy Chaperone, Jersey Boys, The Wedding Singer WINNER Jersey Boys. It gives the jukebox musical a good name. Plus, out-of-town voters want it to play their cities. [...]

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June 1, 2006

JBB EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Jersey Boys’ Tony Award Nominee–Set Designer Klara Zieglerova!!

June 1st, 2006
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    Jersey Boys Blog is thrilled to present a recent interview with Jersey Boys’ Tony Award-nominated set designer Klara Zieglerova, who discusses her craft, her design philosophy, and her extraordinary contributions to the production of Jersey Boys. JBB: Congratulations on your Tony nomination for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Jersey Boys! How did you [...]

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Cast Your JB Votes in the NY Times Tony Award Poll!

June 1st, 2006
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    As you know, Jersey Boys has been nominated for EIGHT Tony Awards! Cast your votes in the New York Times Tony Awards Poll!

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This Year’s Tony Nominees & More on JB

June 1st, 2006
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    Marilyn Stasio of Variety (5/22/06 edition) notes that last year’s four Tony-nominated musicals: Dirty Rotton Scoundrels, The Light in the Piazza, Spamalot, and Spelling Bee are still up and running 12 months later. Will it happen again with 2006′s quartet of tuner nominees? This year’s nominees–Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, and the Drowsy Chaperone are [...]

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May 31, 2006

Broadway Breaks Records; Jersey Boys Predicted To Be Long-Running Hit!

May 31st, 2006
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    Reuters reports that Broadway sold a record 12 million tickets in the 2005-06 season, a rise of 4.1% from the previous campaign, with more than half taken by tourists, according to statistics released on Wednesday. Box office grosses rose 12% to $861.6 million, also a record, the League of American Theatres and Producers said. The [...]

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May 28, 2006

John Lloyd Young–Jersey Boy & Shining Star

May 28th, 2006
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    New York Times reporter Mark Rotella’s interview with Tony Award nominee John Lloyd Young sheds light about Young playing legendary Frankie Valli in the megahit musical Jersey Boys; his childhood; his early days as an actor; his life in Jersey City; and so much more. John Lloyd Young, the man who plays Frankie Valli, has [...]

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May 22, 2006

Tony Nominees’ Brunch Photos

May 22nd, 2006
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    Broadway.com provides full photo coverage of the newly minted Tony Award nominees’ May 17 brunch with the press at the Marriott Marquis’s View Restaurant 46 floors above Times Square. Check out Jersey Boys’ photos on Pages 1, 45, & 48.

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May 21, 2006

Jersey Boys—The Slickest Rock Musical–EVER!!

May 21st, 2006
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    Sun-Sentinel.com’s Theater Writer Jack Zink reports that the shows have all opened, the Tony Award nominations are out, and Broadway has a neck-and-neck competition for its most-watched race. The Drowsy Chaperone, a tongue-in-cheek homage to old-fashioned musicals, has the lead in nominations but not necessarily the count against the slickest rock musical ever, Jersey Boys. [...]

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May 20, 2006

Christian Hoff’s Interview With BroadwayWorld.com

May 20th, 2006
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    BroadwayWorld.com’s Robert Diamond’s Q&A Session with Tony Award nominee Christian Hoff provides some great insight into Hoff’s amazing journey with Jersey Boys! Here’s a preview of what Christian had to say: Q: Who was the first of the ‘Boys’ that you spoke to this morning? A: I got a call from Bobby Spencer, who said [...]

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May 18, 2006

JBB EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Jersey Boys’ Tony Award-Nominee Orchestrator Steve Orich

May 18th, 2006
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    Jersey Boys Blog had the amazing privilege to speak with Jersey Boys’ Tony-nominated Orchestrator Steve Orich, who has had an outstanding career as an orchestrator, composer, arranger, and musical director in a variety of mediums over the past 30 years. As I listened to Steve Orich and learned more about the orchestration process, it appears [...]

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