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Jersey Boys Is All Jukebox

By Patrick Hurley

The story of the rise of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Jersey Boys, playing now at the Ahmanson Theatre, is a high-energy juke box musical that relies entirely on spectacle and song recognition and falls completely short of compelling narrative. 658 more words

Patrick Hurley

NEWS: First UK Tour Dates Confirmed for Jersey Boys

The first UK dates for the second tour of the hit West End and Broadway musical have been announced. 

Following popular demand, producers of Jersey Boys have announced that a second UK tour of the hit musical will open at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham on the 16th December 2017. 353 more words

Making Broadway bucks a crapshoot; 'Jersey Boys' investors hit right notes

“You could make a killing, but not a living, in the theater,” said playwright  Robert Anderson in a 1966 Christian Science Monitor interview about “Tea and  Sympathy,” his successful first Broadway play that was turned into a movie.  406 more words

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NEWS: Jersey Boys to Close in London on 26th March 2017

After nine years in the West End, hit musical Jersey Boys will  hang up its red jackets for good at the Piccadilly Theatre on the 26th March 2017.  400 more words

'Jersey Boys' Will Shutter In January After 11 Seasons On Broadway

Jersey Boys, the most successful jukebox show Broadway has produced and a global phenomenon later revisited in Clint Eastwood’s less successful 2014 film, will end its record-breaking 11-year run on January 15, 2017. 263 more words

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