STAGE TUBE: 'JERSEY BOYS' Sing On PBS' 'A Capital Fourth'
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On Saturday, July 4th, cast members from the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning international hit JERSEY BOYS performed live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for PBS' "A Capitol Fourth" TV special.
A specially selected group of "Jersey Boys" from casts across America, with a new orchestration by Steve Orich, performed a medley of hits from the show for the Fourth of July celebration Appearing in this performance are Jarrod Spector as Frankie Valli, Josh Franklin as Bob Gaudio, Michael Ingersoll as Nick Massi and Deven May as Tommy DeVito.
The Broadway production of JERSEY BOYS recently celebrated 1,500 performances at the August Wilson Theatre. After running over three years in New York, the show can now be seen in Chicago, Las Vegas, London, Toronto, in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour, and the recently open Melbourne, Australia production.
JERSEY BOYS is written by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and is directed by two-time Tony® Award-winner Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo.
JERSEY BOYS is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi, about a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were thirty.
JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The JERSEY BOYS National Tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on December 1, 2006.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of JERSEY BOYS, produced by Bob Gaudio, received the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). JERSEY BOYS: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Broadway Books) is the official handbook to the smash Broadway hit. Visit the JERSEY BOYS website at www.JerseyBoysInfo.com.