JERSEY BOYS PODCAST #063 - Tribute To John Altieri, Review of Jersey Boys Las Vegas, & Interview with Eric Gutman

Jblvwaterfall The 63rd edition (recorded on 5/11/08 - Happy Mother's Day!) of the Jersey Boys Podcast has been posted.   This podcast includes: a tribute to the late John Altieri; a review of Jersey Boys Las Vegas with highlights of the Opening Night Party on May 3, 2008 at the Palazzo Resort and Casino; and an interview with Jersey Boys 1st National Tour & Broadway member Eric Gutman.

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We also bring you the new announcement for Jersey Boys Radio, a 24/7 streaming music station on the Internet for Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons fans.  Other topics discussed include:

Additional links with coverage related to Jersey Boys Las Vegas: TheStripPodcast (206.424.4737); USA Today; Newsblaze; Las Vegas Weekly; Erich Bergen on KVVU TV; Broadway World; Daily Mail; Las Vegas Sun; Vegas Stripping; Celebrity News 24/7; LA Times; The Star; Theater Dogs; The Star; Las Vegas Review Journal; BrightCove; Las Vegas Weekly; and Kathy Johnstone's pictures from Jersey Boys Las Vegas Open Night.

Music samples (thanks to Rhino Records) played in this podcast includes:

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JERSEY BOYS PODCAST #060 - The Latest Jersey Boys Related News & Fan Thank You!

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Today's Jersey Boys Podcast (recorded on 1/27/08) is a much needed Jersey Boys news catch-up  and  listener appreciation show.  We have news about Jersey Boys Broadway and all the current Tour locations including breaking news on Australia.  We also have updates on Four Seasons members Joe Long, Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, and Tommy Devito.

Music segments (thanks to Rhino Records & Collector's Choice Music) played in this podcast includes:

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JERSEY BOYS PODCAST #051 - Fan Tribute Party Plus News On Broadway Cast Changes, Tour Updates, Chicago Reviews, & New Film From Bobby Spencer

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The Jersey Boys Podcast #051 (recorded on Friday, October 26, 2008) has been published. We cover the news that John Lloyd Young and Daniel Reichard have both recently announced plans to leave Jersey Boys Broadway.  And we devote nearly 32 minutes of today's show to coverage of comments and interviews recorded at the recent New York City (NYC) Jersey Boys Fan Tribute Party.   

After the Tribute Party coverage, Christy covers the latest news on the Jersey Boys Tour (San Diego, Las Vegas, and London) and the Chicago reviews [Daily Herald#1 & #2, The Epoch Times]

The last news item is a pointer to Jersey Boys Broadway cast member J. Robert "Bobby" Spencer's new movie called "Farm Girl In New York" that will be premiered on 11/15/07 at Tribeca Cinema.

Additional links mentioned in the show include:

The following song samples were played during this show [thanks to Rhino Records]:

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JERSEY BOYS PODCAST #035 - Tour Cast Q&A From Broadway Beat

Today’s Jersey Boys Podcast #035 is an audio remix of an excellent video news piece produced by Broadway Beat at Broadwayworld.tv. It was recorded in New York City during a Jersey Boys Tour media event. It includes interviews with Des McAnuff the director of Jersey Boys, Sergio Trujillo the choreographer of Jersey Boys, and the four main cast members of the Jersey Boys Tour: Christopher Kale Jones who plays Frankie Valli; Deven May who plays Tommy DeVito; Michael Ingersoll who plays Nick Massi; and Erich Bergen who plays Bob Gaudio. 

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Song samples played in this podcast include [thanks to Rhino Records]:

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JERSEY BOYS PODCAST #030 - Christy & Steve Review Jersey Boys Tour San Francisco Preview

The Jersey Boys Podcast #030 recorded for Sunday, December 10, 2006 has been posted.

Sorry this took so long to get out.

This podcast is focused on Christy and Steve's thoughts about seeing the Jersey Boys Tour's last preview performance before opening night in San Francisco at the Curran Theatre on Saturday, December 9, 2006.

Thanks to John Lloyd Young for calling in to our listener line at 206-984-3836 and leaving us that introduction at the beginning.  Following John's introduction is an actual Air Force commercial recorded by Bob Gaudio.  Thanks much to our special friend of the podcast who sent that our direction.

Another special honor is the ability to play a short preview of "Come si Bella" by Tommy DeVito in this podcast.  Please check out the link to learn more.

At the very end of the podcast, we add on Part 2 of 2 of a recent radio interview with Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio from Ron Owens' KGO 810 radio program.

Song segments played in this podcast thanks to Rhino Records and Jersey Boys Broadway include:

My new MP3 player is a 2nd Generation Apple iPod 8-GB Nano.  I highly recommend it.

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Jersey Boys Tour Opening Night Reflections

The Jersey Boys Tour opening night in San Francisco was on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006 and it was an amazing experience. Christy and I had an extremely fun time, and we really appreciate all the kind words of encouragement from podcast listeners that we met.

The open night performance was very good. The cast was on fire, the band was rocking, and everyone did an amazingly top notched job.  The crowd was extremely enthusiastic and supportive.  It was also extremely cool at the end of the show to see the full cast on stage with Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Bob Crewe.

From what I've been able to tell from the reviews, the critics enjoyed it also: MercuryNews, Examiner.com, TalkingBroadway, TheaterMania, ContraCostaTimes, InsideTheBayArea, and San Franciso Chronicle, Several bloggers have also done some must read posts here: Eric Gutman, brooklynknitchick, EmilyStyle, LoveToEatandTravel, & Jersey Boys Blog.

From a super fan's perspective I can safely say that you will not be disappointed seeing this tour production in San Francisco (extension coming?!?), Los Angeles, Chicago, and places yet-to-be-announced.

Christy and I have recorded our review of the show and the wonderful Cast Party afterwards.  We also got a last minute interview with Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli that we recorded before dashing off to catch our plane flight back to San Diego on Monday afternoon.

We will be posting both our 'last night of previews' podcast (preview blog post) and our 'open night' podcast ASAP.


Jersey Boys Podcast Meet-Up In San Francisco?

The Jersey Boys Podcast will be in San Francisco from the 10-12th of December 2006 to see the Jersey Boys Tour @ the Curran Theatre.

If there are any podcast listeners in the Bay Area that are interesting in getting together for a podcast meet up, please let me know at: jerseyboyspodcast@gmail.com

We already have one person who is interested so it will definitely happen. We just need to nail down a date, time, and location (suggestions?).


Jersey Boys Podcast #027 - Interview with Jersey Boys Tour member Erich Bergen

Jersey Boys Podcast #027 for Saturday November 18th, 2006 has been posted.  Today's podcast is an inteview with Erich Bergen (pictures, myspace, podcast) who is part of the Jersey Boys Tour, and will be playing the character of Bob Gaudio.

Song segments sampled courtesy of Rhino Records and Jersey Boys Broadway:

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