Jersey Boys Tour

Jersey Boys, the Olivier, Grammy and Tony award winning musical joined Oprah Monday September 21 on a trip back to the 60s. The set featured a 60s blast from the past design, with the studio audience dressed in their favorite 60′s costumes. The show also featured guest appearances from stars of Mad Men, the AMC hit series, along with some other surprise guests. This hour worth of retro was something you wouldn’t want to miss. Oprah also revealed her 1960s Favorite Things and there was a performance from the Jersey Boys. The show “Oprah Goes Back in Time-The 60′s” was aired on Monday September 21.

The stars from the Chicago production of Jersey Boys that performed on Oprah included Shonn Wiley, Dominic Scaglione, Jr., Michael Ingersoll and Michael Cunio. Jersey Boys won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, was the 2006 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, and in 2009 won the Olivier Award as Best New Musical.

Jersey Boys is under the directon of Des McAnuff, two time winner of the Tony Award, written by Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman, the music is from Bob Gaudio, lyrics from Bob Crewe, and choreography from Sergio Trujillo.

The musical Jersey Boys narrates the story of The Four Seasons: Nick Massi, Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli. It’s a journey that documents how four blue collar New Jersey boys evolved into one of America’s most popular musical groups of all time. The Four Seasons wrote their own music, invented their unique sound, and sold over 175 million records all over the world before they turned thirty years old.

The production and design team for Jersey Boys includes Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Designer),
Jess Goldstein (Costume Designer), Howell Binkley (Lighting Designer), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Designer), Michael Clark (Projections Designer), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Designer), orchestrations are from Steve Orich and Ron Melrose heads the vocal arrangements, music direction, and incidental music.

By admin On September 22, 2009