Jersey Boys Tour

“Jersey Boys,” the smash hit on Broadway opened on December 19 at Fisher Theatre. It has broken a box office record of three years already.

During the week that ended December 27, according to BroadwayWorld.com, the show had a gross of $1,251,618, breaking the previous record established in December 2006 by “Spamalot.”

The musical “Jersey Boys” is the story of the 1960s rock group The Four Seasons with Frankie Vallie. The current Detroit run is a part of a major U.S. cities national tour.

Jersey Boys will playing through January 23 at Fisher Theatre.

A few connections from Detroit are featured in the show.

According to Freep.com Roostertail, the legendary Detroit club and restaurant, has a reference in the musical due to the fact that it was the place where a major radio station executive first heard “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.” He decided to put the song into the station’s airplay rotation and helped to launch it as one of The Four Season’s greatest hits.

In addition Eric Gutman, Detroit native, plays in seven different roles in the musical, including Norm Waxman, the loan shark, the bad guy of the show.

By admin On December 30, 2009