April 15, 2009

Four Grads from Sheridan Now Jersey Boys!

April 15th, 2009

Toronto JB Sheridan Grads
Sheridan musical theatre grads and Jersey Boys stars, from left: Bryan Hindle, Aaron MacKenzie, Matt Cassidy and Michael Lomenda. (Photo Credit: Tim Fraser for Metro Toronto)

Brian Towie of Metro News has a feature on four Sheridan musical theatre grads who are currently working together in the Toronto JERSEY BOYS company: Matt Cassidy, Bryan Hindle, Michael Lomenda, and Aaron MacKenzie.

Wearing sharp suits, swearing like sailors and winning over audiences with the hits of yesteryear — it’s an average day at the office for four Toronto boys.

The four actors currently find themselves not too far away from their old alma mater, Sheridan College’s musical theatre program, as they make up part of the Canadian cast of Jersey Boys, playing at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. The Tony-, Grammy- and Laurence Olivier-award winning musical, which now has productions in major cities across the world, chronicles the lives and careers of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, one of the most successful pop groups of all time.

“It’s incredible. After the show, you see these groups of ladies at the stage door,” says Hindle. “The tunes are fantastic, but it’s not just a jukebox musical. There’s a lot of good material to dig your teeth into as an actor. We’re very lucky.”

Read the full article on Metronews.ca.

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