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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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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 – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writers: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Music: Bob Gaudio Reviewer: Clare White   Award winning musical Jersey Boys rock 'n rolled into Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre for a night of smash hits and high jinks. Set in New Jersey in 1962, Jersey Boys tells the rags to riches story of four young boys from the wrong side of ...

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Jersey Boys – Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Sam Ferriday, Matt Corner, Stephen Webb and Lewis Griffiths in JERSEY BOYS UK and Ireland tour

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Claire Going Riding on the back of a huge wave that hit Broadway a decade ago and saw massive success in the West End, Jersey Boys may not have the original cast on this current tour, but that hasn’t stopped the magic one bit. ...

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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 – 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 – 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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New Jersey Nights – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Director &Choreography: Emma Rogers Reviewer: Holly Spanner [rating:4] New Jersey Nights is a concert style production which takes the audience through a celebration of greatest hits by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. With a distinct party atmosphere, there is no storyline, making this a show purely about the music. It has a very different feel to the current hit ...

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