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Jersey Boys – Palace Theatre,Manchester

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Helen Jones Jersey Boys tells the story of how the group The Four Seasons came to be, their success and eventual break-up of the founding members with Frankie Valli going on to front a band of new members. Starting in New Jersey where Tommy Devito, ...

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Jersey Boys – Leeds Grand

Writers: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elise Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Grand in Leeds is celebrating its 140th anniversary! On the 14th November 1878, this wonderful theatre first opened its doors, showing a production of Much Ado About Nothing. It certainly started something though, and the back catalogue of ...

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Jersey Boys – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Clare White Four young men, four stories and one incredible musical legacy. Award-winning musical Jersey Boys tells the story of 1960s supergroup The Four Seasons, from their humble beginnings on the tough streets of New Jersey to the band’s induction into the Rock and ...

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Jersey Boys – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: David Robinson The gritty story of the unlikely quartet from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey is not your usual shiny and stain-free jukebox musical offering. It’s a real-life tale of how these four problematic pals created some of the most ...

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Jersey Boys – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Director: Des McAnuff Book: Marshall Brickman / Rick Elice Music / Lyrics: Bob Gaudio / Bob Crewe Reviewer: Helen Tope If you had to place a bet on how Jersey Boys begins, I would imagine a French rap would not figure at the top of your list. A startling opening for a jukebox musical, Jersey Boys declares its point of ...

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Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Donna Kelly Since bursting onto the scene back in 2008, Big Girls Don’t Cry has gained itself a reputation as being one of the best Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute acts around. Despite the success of jukebox musical Jersey Boys and a recent tour by Valli himself, the tribute show is now in its tenth year of ...

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Jersey Boys – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Das McAnuff Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Oh What a Night! This week it really feels like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons have arrived at the Regent Theatre in Stoke. Telling the story of this legendary group, Jerseys Boys follows the lives of Frankie, Nick, Tommy and Bob ...

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Jersey Boys – Empire Theatre Liverpool

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyric: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Daryl Holden In this day and age, there are so many different tastes for the theatre that it’s rare to find something that builds up a true following by almost everyone. Even rarer then, is to find something that lives up to said hype. ...

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