June 3, 2013

Jersey Boys Heads to Salt Lake City, June 4-16; Check Out Salt Lake Tribune Feature!

June 3rd, 2013

JERSEY BOYS begins its run in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Capitol Theatre from June 4-16. Ben Fulton of the Salt Lake Tribune has a great write-up with writers Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice and original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio. Below is a preview:

“Jersey Boys” book writers Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman said they had no temptation to reconstitute the songs of their famous, pop-music subjects. The signature falsetto voice of Frankie Valli, throughout the 1960s and onward, spoke for itself. Instead, it was the little-known story behind the group’s fame that proved unwieldy at first.

“We started to function more as journalists than dramatists when we first started work,” said Elice, speaking from his office in New York City. “Then when we finished interviewing the band members we put our dramatists’ hats back on. It occurred to us that nature’s seasons followed the arc of the band’s story.

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