Erik Bates

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    Backstage with the Valli Boys

    Joan Marcus Jersey Boys has been dubbed “the guy musical.” It’s packed with all those great tunes by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and it’s got more F-words than Goodfellas. There are hookers. And mobsters. And a scene where Tommy DeVito, the Season who dragged the group a half-mil i ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 31, 2008

    Valli High

    Flawless Jersey Boys captures an era and captivates the audience; Nine also scores a perfect 10