Jersey Boys Frequently Asked Questions
Here you’ll find the answers to your questions about the hit musical Jersey Boys, performing in London’s West End.
Who wrote Jersey Boys?
Jersey Boys is a jukebox musical written by authors Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman. The music for the musical was written by Bob Gaudio, with lyrics by Bob Crewe.
What is Jersey Boys about?
Jersey Boys is the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, chronicling their formation, rise to fame, and break-up of the successful 1960s rock ‘n’ roll group. The story is likewise split into four seasons, celebrating the group’s music, triumphs, as well as their heartaches.
Is Jersey Boys a true story?
Yes! Jersey Boys is based on a true story, following the life and times of the Four Seasons.
When was Jersey Boys made?
The idea for the musical Jersey Boys was conceived in the early 2000s by Bob Gaudio, an original member of the Four Seasons. It premiered on October 4th, 2005 on Broadway. Since its debut, the musical has won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical, as well as two Drama Desk Awards, an Olivier Award, and a Grammy.
What songs are in Jersey Boys?
Jersey features many well-known classics. Among them are December 1963 (Oh What A Night), Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye), Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin’, and Big Girls Don’t Cry.