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JERSEY BOYS Raises More Than $40,000 for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation

TONY, OLIVIER & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING


RAISES MORE THAN $40,000 FOR

THE VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION

BENEFITING NEW YORK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning international hit musical, has raised $43,521 to benefit New York Public Schools through the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.

As part of the Broadway company’s five-year anniversary on November 6, 2010, JERSEY BOYS pledged to donate a dollar from each ticket sold to an October performance. The money raised exceeds their goal, helping to restore the instrumental music education program at PS 85 in the Bronx and the additional funds will go toward a second VH1 Save The Music Foundation grant recipient school. Continue reading

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Jersey Boys sets new box office record for 3rd time in Philly

JERSEY BOYS SETS NEW

BOX OFFICE RECORD

IN PHILADELPHIA

FOR THE THIRD TIME

FOR WEEK ENDING 11/07/10:

$1,290,854

The Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS broke the box office record at the Forrest Theatre for the third time, grossing $1,290,854 for the week ending November 5.  This tops the previous record of $1,262,731, that they set the week ending October 17.

JERSEY BOYS began performances in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 30 and will play through Sunday, December 12.  JERSEY BOYS will next play Boston’s Colonial Theatre from December 16 through January 30.

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JERSEY BOYS Remains #1 on Billboard’s “Top Cast Albums” Chart

TONY, OLIVIER & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING


#1 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP CAST ALBUMS CHART

#26 ON TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS CHART

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, remains #1 on Billboard’s “Top Cast Albums” after 250 weeks on the chart and has moved up to #26 on the chart for “Top Pop Catalog” Albums.

JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005, and celebrates five years on Broadway next week. The show is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; Sydney, Australia; and in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour. JERSEY BOYS is also the longest running Broadway show at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Jersey Boys breaks box office record again in Philly

JERSEY BOYS SETS NEW BOX OFFICE RECORD

IN PHILADELPHIA SECOND WEEK IN A ROW

FOR WEEK ENDING 10/17/10:  $1,262,731

The Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS broke the box office record at the Forrest Theatre for the second week in a row, grossing $1,262,731 for the week ending October 17.  This tops the previous record of $1,225,598, that they set the week ending October 10.

JERSEY BOYS began performances in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 30 and will play through Sunday, December 12.  JERSEY BOYS will next play Boston’s Colonial Theatre from December 16 through January 30.
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Jersey Boys celebrates 5 years on Broadway

TONY, OLIVIER & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING

JERSEY BOYS

CELEBRATES 5 YEARS ON BROADWAY

AT THE AUGUST WILSON THEATRE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, will celebrate its 5th Anniversary on Broadway Saturday, November 6.  To mark this milestone, JERSEY BOYS will have a series of events around the anniversary weekend of Saturday, November 6 through Monday, November 8.

NEW PERFORMANCE FOOTAGE & PHOTOS

Go to Broadway.com to check out new performance footage (click here) and brand new production photos by Joan Marcus with the 5th Anniversary cast (click here).

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING LIGHTING – Friday, Nov 5 & Saturday, Nov 6

The Empire State Building will celebrate the 5th Anniversary by shining the tower in white, red, and yellow (from bottom to top as seen from the street) from Friday, November 5, until 2 a.m. Sunday, November 7.  The Empire State Building celebrates many cultures and causes in the world community with their iconic lightings. Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State building is the “World’s Most Famous Office Building.” The Empire State building has been named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects.

52ND STREET RENAMING TO “JERSEY BOYS WALK” – Sunday, November 7

A section of 52nd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue will be renamed “JERSEY BOYS WALK” on Sunday, November 7 at 1:00pm.  Original Four Seasons Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, along with members of the creative team including co-authors Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and the current cast will participate in this momentous occasion.

MAYORAL PROCLAMATION TO JERSEY BOYS – Sunday, November 7

Immediately following the matinee performance on Sunday, November 7, New York City Commissioner Katherine Oliver will present a Mayoral Proclamation in honor of Jersey Boys for its remarkable achievement in celebrating 5 years on Broadway, for the joy it has given over 2.5 million audience members, and the extraordinary economic impact the hit musical has had on New York City.

SARDI’S CARICATURES – Monday, November 8

Sardi’s Restaurant will honor Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice with caricatures that will be unveiled on Monday, November 8 in a PRIVATE reception. By invitation only.

‘The Crowd Goes Wild: Five Years of JERSEY BOYS’ – A DISCUSSION WITH VALLI, GAUDIO, BRICKMAN & ELICE AT THE PALEY CENTER – Monday, November 8

On Monday, November 8 at 7:00 pm, The Paley Center for Media will recognize the 5th Anniversary with a special evening featuring original Four Seasons members Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, and Jersey Boys co-authors Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, who will discuss the legacy of the band and the production of the Broadway show, and share archival performance clips with the audience.  Tickets for the main auditorium are currently sold out, but a select number of additional seats in a closed circuit viewing room (with the panel broadcast on screen), are available for $5.  Visit PaleyCenter.org to purchase this member price seat using code jerseyboys.

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JERSEY BOYS To Become Longest Running Show at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre

TONY, OLIVIER & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING

JERSEY BOYS

TO BECOME LONGEST RUNNING SHOW AT

BROADWAY’S AUGUST WILSON THEATRE

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, will become the longest running show in the history of Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre, the theatre owned by Jujamcyn Theatres that opened over 85 years ago on April 13, 1925 as the Guild Theatre, on Wednesday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. after 2037 performances.

JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The show is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; Sydney, Australia; and in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour.

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Jersey Boys breaks box office record in Philly

JERSEY BOYS SETS NEW BOX OFFICE RECORD IN PHILADELPHIA FOR WEEK ENDING 10/10/10: $1,225,598

The Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS broke the box office record at the Forrest Theatre for the week ending October 10.  The hit musical grossed $1,225,598. This tops the previous record, held by The Phantom of the Opera in 2006 of $1,214,323.

JERSEY BOYS began performances in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 30 and will play through Sunday, December 12.  JERSEY BOYS will next play Boston’s Colonial Theatre from December 16 through January 30.
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