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Million Dollar Quartet rocks at PPAC

A jukebox musical is a pretty low-concept idea, no matter how entertaining the production might turn out.
The Fab Four
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 18, 2013

Jersey Boys hits the high notes at PPAC

Jersey Boys could so easily have been just another jukebox musical, with familiar hits strung together as predictably as notes on a scale.
Street corner symphony
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 24, 2012

The Addams Family get altogether ooky at PPAC

Musical comedies can sometimes be cartoonish, but rarely are they drawn from actual cartoons.
A ghoulish love story
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 23, 2012

Street corner symphonies

We’d be happy enough if Jersey Boys were just a musical revue, thrumming with the the Four Seasons’ hit parade. But on top of that we get a compelling story, following the lives of ’60s heartthrob Frankie Valli and those who rocketed to fame with him.
The Four Seasons live in Jersey Boys
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 21, 2010
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Seasons' greetings

It may not be December 1963, but oh what a night is Jersey Boys (at the Shubert Theatre through September 26) for boomers wishing to enjoy the soundtrack of their youth set against a mix of Forever Plaid and GoodFellas .
Jersey Boys walks like a man
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 07, 2009

Play by play: July 24, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 24, 2009

Play by play: July 17, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 17, 2009
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Hot ticket

Here's a hot flash for you: dying is easy (in the theatrical sense of bombing onstage); producing a successful show is hard.
Menopause the Musical  summers at Trinity 
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 05, 2009