A musical with an embarrassment of riches

Jersey Boys. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin. Directed by Des McAnuff. Runs until April 18. Rating: ****. Reviewed by Lily Killeen

22nd April, 2015

While their music is known to generations, the story of the 1960s musical group The Four Seasons has remained relatively untold – until now. Jersey Boys has been created for the stage to tell the real-life story of the four men from New Jersey who went on to produce a catalogue of pop hits which achieved worldwide fame.

Enclosed by a frame of scaffolding, the action takes place in 1960s America when four brash young...

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