December 2, 2005

John Lloyd Young on WNBC-TV’s “Live At Five” Tomorrow!

December 2nd, 2005
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    Broadwayworld.com reports that John Lloyd Young, starring as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, will appear on WNBC-TV’s “Live At Five” tomorrow, Friday, December 2 between 5:00pm and 6:00pm. He will talk with “Live At Five’s” Sue Simmons about what it’s like to embody living legend Frankie Valli on the Great White Way.

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December 1, 2005

Time Magazine Applauds Four Seasons Music & Jersey Boys Production!

December 1st, 2005
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    Journalist Richard Corliss’ article provides a fabulously detailed account of Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons’ music (including the stories behind Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man, and Dawn), a Four Seasons chronology (from 1953 to Jersey Boys), and a marvelous review of Jersey Boys! Here’s a sampling of what Corliss said: [...]

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November 30, 2005

Last Week’s Broadway Grosses–Jersey Boys Still Going Strong

November 30th, 2005
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    Broadwayworld.com reports that Jersey Boys grossed $802,858 for the week ending 11/27/05 with 8,887 tickets sold.

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Valli in Vegas–Still Rockin’ the Crowd!

November 30th, 2005
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    After seeing Jersey Boys on Broadway just a couple of weeks ago, what better way to end the month than to see the real Frankie Valli in concert at the Luxor in Vegas!?!?!! Somehow, we landed Front Row, Center tickets! Yikes! Since we had a bit of time to kill before the show began, my [...]

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November 27, 2005

Jersey Boys’ Hoff, Reichard, Spencer & Young– Stars in the Making!

November 27th, 2005
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    According to many critics, the four actors playing the original Four Seasons in Jersey Boys on Broadway are “stars in the making”. Here’s a sampling of what they’ve said: Christian Hoff (Tommy DeVito) Curtainup.com said Hoff makes his irresponsible DeVito simultaneously charming and irritating… Newsday stated that Christian Hoff plays him with such sweet grandiosity [...]

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November 23, 2005

Tommy DeVito & Christian Hoff On Radio Show 11/27

November 23rd, 2005
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    Reported Paul Calvalconte will talk with original Four Seasons member, Tommy DeVito, and Christian Hoff, the actor playing him in Jersey Boys, on WQCD Radio (101.9fm) on Sunday, November 27 at 7:00am.

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Valli & Jersey Boys Cast to Appear on CNN’s “Showbiz Tonight” Monday, 11/28

November 23rd, 2005
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    Frankie Valli and the stars of Broadway’s newest hit musical, Jersey Boys: Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer and John Lloyd Young, will be featured on CNN’s “Showbiz Tonight” on Monday, November 28 at 7:00pm, repeating at 11:00pm EST.

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Jersey Boys Cast to Appear in Tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

November 23rd, 2005
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    Jersey Boys cast members, along with several other Broadway stars, will be featured in tomorrow’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC starting at 9:00 a.m. EST. The cast will sing a medley of hits including “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” “Walk Like a Man” and “Who Loves You.” Here are the details from [...]

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November 22, 2005

Frankie Valli Story in Las Vegas Sun

November 22nd, 2005
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    Superstar Frankie Valli talks about Jersey Boys, his current gig in Vegas, his role in the Sopranos, and so much more in today’s edition of the Las Vegas Sun.

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Tommy DeVito Reflects on His Life

November 22nd, 2005
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    Original Four Seasons member Tommy DeVito is portrayed as the group’s hustling bad-boy founder in Jersey Boys. Although this petty thief got the band on the map with his magnetism and ambition, his gambling debts and tax evasion eventually put the Four Seasons’ success in jeopardy. DeVito tells his side of the story to the [...]

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Jersey Boys Cast Recording–WOW!

November 22nd, 2005
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    The Jersey Boys cast recording is getting as much praise as the musical itself! It provides the listener with a taste of what they have experienced (or will experience) on Broadway. As I’m playing it right now, it’s like being back at the August Wilson Theater. Critic Michael Portantiere loves it! The authenticity of the [...]

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November 21, 2005

Jersey Boys Breaks House Record!

November 21st, 2005
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    Jersey Boys has broken the house record at the August Wilson Theatre. For the week ending November 20, the musical grossed $689,839.00–up $2,423.00 on the previous house record set by Little Shop of Horrors in December, 2003. Read more.

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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 15, 2005

More Critics Praise Jersey Boys!

November 15th, 2005
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    The great reviews keep popping up all over the globe! Check these out: The Journal News Don’t count the “jukebox musical” out yet: A new one called “Jersey Boys” opened last night at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway, and it should run for about 20 years. This time the group being celebrated is Frankie [...]

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November 14, 2005

Jersey Boys–A Broadway Smash!!

November 14th, 2005
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    Just check out what some critics are saying about Jersey Boys! AP Drama Critic Michael Kuchwara “When it sings and moves, this musical biography of pop icons Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which opened Sunday at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre, really rocks. The energy is unstoppable, particularly from the four lead performers Christian Hoff, [...]

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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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November 6, 2005

Jersey Boys’ John Lloyd Young’s Falsetto is Ready for Broadway!

November 6th, 2005
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    New York Times’ Jesse McKinley interviews Broadway newcomer, John Lloyd Young, who plays 60s pop icon Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, the new musical officially opening on Broadway tonight. Young talks about the awakening of his falsetto voice, his childhood, his preparation for the role, and his recent meetings and advice from Valli. “I’m getting [...]

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November 5, 2005

John Lloyd Young Has Done His Homework to Play Valli!

November 5th, 2005
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    Broadway.com’s Katie Riegel profiles the actor John Lloyd Young, who is making his Broadway debut in Jersey Boys, playing ‘60s singing sensation Frankie Valli. Young, who is in his late 20’s, claims he’s grown up all over the place, but calls Plattsburgh, New York his hometown. Following graduation from Brown University and moving to New [...]

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