Frankie Valli to Headline PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH
Original Jersey Boy, Frankie Valli, will headline the 2014 PBS special "A Capitol Fourth" this Friday, July 4. Broadcast live from the West lawn of the US Capitol, the show airs nationally on PBS stations at 8pm Eastern (check local listings for times outside the New York metro area).
The Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award winning hit musical 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, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is playing on Broadway, opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005 at the August Wilson Theatre. The show has been seen by over 20 million people worldwide (as of April 2014) and is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour and The Netherlands.
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. The show features all their hits including "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Oh What A Night," "Walk Like A Man," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and "Working My Way Back To You."