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Jersey Boys – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman/Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Barbara Michaels A story to tug at your heartstrings and music to thrill: that’s Jersey Boys in a nutshell. The true story of the “four lads from the wrong side of the tracks” who got together to form the group which became Frankie Valli and the ...

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Jersey Boys – Liverpool Empire

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman &Rick Elice Director: Des Mcanuff Reviewer: Lauren Maughan As soon as you hear that falsetto, the voice is unmistakably that of Frankie Valli. You don’t have to be a music mogul to know that his sound is unforgettable. Never has there been a singer like him, and there probably won’t be ...

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Jersey Boys – Bristol Hippodrome

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Naomi Stevens In what can only be expected to be another jukebox musical, Jersey Boys is a pleasant surprise. It is so much more than just a showcase of hits – it is a real life story of the trials and tribulations of a ...

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Jersey Boys – Alhambra, Bradford

Director: Des McAnuff Writers: Marshall Brickman &Rick Elice Reviewer: Rosie Revell Jersey Boys is a rare and unique thing in the theatre – a show not based on a book but based on real life characters and events. Following the rise of sixties band Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the show charts the rags to riches story of four ...

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Jersey Boys – Milton Keynes Theatre

`Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Maggie Constable Oh What a Night! indeed. Jersey Boys, the show which has been delighting more than19 million people globally for some time and is the winner of 50+ awards, is touring the U.K for the first time and flies into Milton Keynes this ...

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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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