The Midtown Men Will Play the State Theatre, 1/25
The Midtown Men features Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer. This jump-to-your-feet show features top hits from a who's who of the '60s including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, and The Four Seasons, whose story they brought to life every night as Stars in the Original Cast of Jersey Boys.
Not a performance of, not affiliated with the show Jersey Boys.
Show time is Friday, January 25 at 8 PM. Tickets are $50 & $45 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by N. Pugliese, Inc. and Follett Corporation.
Formed in 2007, The Midtown Men reunites four stars from the Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys. Following their storied run on Broadway - where these four magnetic artists shared the stage for over a thousand performances and appeared on The Today Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve and The U.S. Open - they have been selling out venues coast to coast living the dream they once portrayed on the stage. The Midtown Men is the next chapter for these accomplished entertainers, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show.
Christian Hoff won a Tony Award for his performance as Tommy DeVito in "Jersey Boys", as well as Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. He was named "The Master of Mimicry" by Entertainment Weekly. His voice-over accomplishments have earned him notable success including Foreword Magazine's 2008 Audio Book of The Year, when his voicing of over 200 characters surpassed the audio book world record. As the voice of Richie Rich in the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, his voice-over career was launched and continues today with numerous audio books, television and radio campaigns.
Michael Longoria is best known for his star turn on Broadway as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award Winning musical "Jersey Boys." Hollywood born and Broadway bound, Longoria trained at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, then traveled to the east coast to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned himself a BFA in Drama. Michael made his Broadway debut in the smash hit musical "Hairspray" (2003 Tony award for Best Musical), later creating the role of Joey in the original Broadway cast of "Jersey Boys" (2006 Tony award for Best Musical) before taking over the role of Frankie Valli and taking his career to new heights beginning with performing solo for hundreds of thousands of fans in Times Square for Broadway On Broadway.
Daniel Reichard is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, is best known for his portrayal of chief songwriter and original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio in the box-office smash "Jersey Boys", a role he originated both on Broadway and in the La Jolla Playhouse premiere. He followed "Jersey Boys" with a critically acclaimed performance as Candide in Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" at the New York City Opera. Daniel made his New York City debut after graduating with a BFA from the University of Michigan with the original cast in the world-famous "Forbidden Broadway: 20th Anniversary Celebration".
J. Robert Spencer a Tony Award Nominated Actor, Independent Film Director, Producer, and Writer. In 2004, he was cast and originated the role of Nick Massi in the Tony and Grammy Award winning musical "Jersey Boys". In 2008 J. Robert was cast and originated the role of Dan Goodman in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of "Next To Normal," for which he was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, and nominated for a 2008 & 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.
The Midtown Men last played the State Theatre in October 2011.