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Jersey Boys – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Book: Marshall Brickman &Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo Reviewer: Tim Frost This straightforward jukebox musical resists the temptation to create a fantastical story to link one band’s series of hit songs together. It simply does what it says on the sleeve and takes us through the creation, ups, and downs of ...

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Jersey Boys – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Selwyn Knight They say that truth is stranger than fiction. Well, if one didn’t know that The Four Seasons was (and is) a real group composed of real people, one might well imagine the story told in Jersey Boys to be a flight of ...

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Jersey Boys – Empire Theatre, Sunderland

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes It’s easy to see why Jersey Boys is such an award winning and popular musical. It’s a feel good night out and jam-packed with hit after hit. Seeing this musical for the first time you may be fooled into ...

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Jersey Boys – Playhouse, Edinburgh

Book: Marshall Brickman &Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Oh what a night it is as Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice’s West End and Broadway smash Jersey Boys arrives in Scotland’s capital. The rags to riches tale of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons has always been a sure-fire ...

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Jersey Boys – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Marshall Brickman &Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe 2003 saw the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Season brought to life on the stage for the first time, now with productions all over the world and a production still going strong in the West End Jersey Boys embarks on it’s ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys UK Tour cast confirmed.

The cast for the forthcoming UK Tour of Jersey Boys, which is scheduled to open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester in September has been confirmed. Joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the rôle ...

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Carnival of the Animals – Riverside Studios, London

Composer: Gavin Greenaway Lyrics: Roger Hyams Book: Andrew Marshall Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Little is it known that Paris actually has 21 districts. And that in the 21e arrondisement, humans and animals live side by side. And that in that corner of Paris, they put on a show every day – the Carnival of the Animals. But ...

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NEWS: Casting for From Here To Eternity confirmed

Producers have today announced casting for the eagerly anticipated new musical From Here to Eternity, the world premiere of Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson’s new stage musical which begins previews at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 30 September. Darius Campbell (Chicago, West End) will play Warden, Siubhan Harrison (Grease, West End) will play Lorene, Robert Lonsdale (Anna Christie, Donmar Warehouse) will ...

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