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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
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The Addams Family musical toys with 'real' Americans

Contained in their haunted-house black humor, Charles Addams's original Addams Family cartoons seemed intended as a sly critique of boring suburbia and an affirmation of quirky, alternative lifestyles.
Liberal elites
By MADDY MYERS  |  February 17, 2012
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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

Play by Play: August 7, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 07, 2009
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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 31, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 31, 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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Dead ringers

The Doublemint Twins in The Parent Trap would not be out of place on Berkshires stages this week.
Ring Round the Moon at Barrington Stage; Double Double at Williamstown
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 22, 2006