September 21, 2010

Jersey Boys Opened in Sydney Theatre Royal

Jersey Boys officially opened in Sydney on Saturday at Theatre Royal. Check out a sneak peek of John Shand’s rave review in the Sydney Morning Herald:

“This is easily the best jukebox musical ever. Yes, best in a dismal field, but immediately setting it apart is a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice that fizzes with snappy dialogue and bullying one-liners. It creates credible characters for not only the four leads but also a supporting cast led by Daniel Scott’s Bob Crewe (the band’s shrewd, amusing lyricist/producer) and Lisa Adam as Valli’s wife, Mary, whose sharp tongue cannot prevent a slide into disillusionment.

The show is defined by its singing. Fox’s remarkably Valli-like falsetto creates truly thrilling moments in the harmonies (Rag Doll being a notable example), and the many Gaudio/Crewe-penned hits such as Big Girls Don’t Cry and Walk Like a Man explode from the stage with verve, polish and conviction.”

Buy Jersey Boys Sydney Australia Tickets.

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