JERSEY BOYS Special to Air on ABC7, 11/27

By: Nov. 23, 2011

In celebration of the Washington, D.C., return engagement of JERSEY BOYS, theater and music fans are invited to tune in to WJLA/ABC7 on Sunday, November 27, at 1 p.m. ET for the premiere of an all-new documentary television special "Oh, What A Night! The Story of JERSEY BOYS."

The documentary will take a viewer behind the scenes of the creation of the worldwide hit musical JERSEY BOYS. Hear from the original Four Seasons including Frankie Valli, the musical's creators, cast members and fans, including radio legend Cousin Brucie Morrow and UNLV basketball coach Lon Kruger, what makes JERSEY BOYS a phenomenon that appeals to fans of all ages across the globe. In addition, viewers will get a sneak peek at exclusive footage from the musical.

Jim McLaughlin, respected journalist and former producer of "CBS Sunday Morning," is the documentarian for "Oh, What A Night! The Story of JERSEY BOYS."

The musical JERSEY BOYS is currently playing a return engagement at The National Theatre through January 7, 2012. The premiere engagement of JERSEY BOYS in Washington, D.C., was an overwhelming success, seen by more than 130,000 theatergoers, breaking The National Theatre's box office record previously held by Monty Python's Spamalot, and going on to break its own record three more times. JERSEY BOYS is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award®, the 2006 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia).

JERSEY BOYS worldwide has been seen by approximately 13 million people (as of July 17, 2011). There are six Current Productions of JERSEY BOYS: New York, London, Las Vegas, Sydney, Australia, and two US National tours. Directed by two-time Tony® Award-winner Des McAnuff, JERSEY BOYS is written by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.