The boys of `Jersey’

Feb 15

Earlier this month, I sat down with the stars of San Francisco’s Jersey Boys, the quartet driving audiences into a frenzy every night as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. You can read the story here. Here are some tidbits that didn’t make it into the newspaper. If this were a DVD, we’d be in the “special features” section right...

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‘Jersey’ mail

Dec 18

No question Jersey Boys is one of the most exciting Bay Area theatrical events of 2006. Let’s hear from a couple readers who have their own thoughts on Jersey Boys. Jan Brown of Livermore castigated me for not mentioning the show’s foul language in my review. Point well taken. F-bombs explode all over the stage in Jersey Boys. Ms. Brown wrote that she...

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Who Loves You

Dec 11

Last night, the Curran Theatre in San Francisco was the center of the golden oldie universe. The Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys kicked off its national tour, but it doesn’t look like the show will be going anywhere for a while. If the phenomenal audience response last night — not to mention all the curiosity at the office from people who hardly...

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