February 4, 2014

Jersey Boys Plays Scranton Cultural Center 2/4-2/16; Check Out Preview With Hayden Milanes!

February 4th, 2014

JB national tour Four Seasons (l to r) Adam Zelasko, Hayden Milanes, Jason Kappus and Nicolas Dromard Photo: Joan Marcus

JERSEY BOYS national tour plays at the Scranton Cultural Center from February 4-16! Mary Therese Biebel has a terrific interview with Hayden Milanes in TimesLeader.com. Check out a sneak peek below:

In recent weeks, Hayden Milanes has been working hard on his voice, on hitting those soaring high notes like a soprano yet retaining a gritty edginess. Why?

Because “sounding like Frankie is an acquired skill,” Milanes said in a telephone interview.

Portraying Valli from a teenager to his 60s, Milanes gets a chance to sing such hits as “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “My Eyes Adored You” and “Walk Like A Man,” all songs that made Valli’s distinctive sound part of popular culture.

“The beautiful thing about Frankie is he was born with sound in his voice naturally,” Milanes said. “He’s one of a kind.”

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