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Jersey Boys 228.com.cn 7:30 pm, Nov 9 to Dec 9. Shanghai Daning Theater, 1222 Pingxingguanlu,Jing’an district, Shanghai. 2:30 pm and 8 pm, Dec 15 to 24. Guangzhou Opera House, 1 Xincheng Zhujiangxilu, Tianhe district, Guangzhou. 2:30 pm and 8 pm, Dec 30 to Jan 13. Tianqiao Performing Arts Center, 9 Tianqiao Nandajie, Xicheng district, Beijing. ative team did research on the original versions from Broadway and West End.
The casting for the show was among the most challenging part since the roles are demanding and they are specific in terms of acting and vocal quality.
“Frankie Valli has the most extraordinary voice and finding people to step into those shoes is not easy. Luckily, we managed to find two brilliant people who absolutely love the challenge. They share the role, which is so demanding,” Sheppard says referring to actors Luke Street and Jonathan Vickers.
Speaking about the choreography, Cressida Carré, who was trained in the Northern Ballet School in the United Kingdom, says: “The success of the musical is the true story of four guys. My choreography will be different from Sergio Trujillo’s, in a sense, that it comes from a different person.
“We are both creating the same world. My angle has been influenced by his choreography, but just taking a step back to where I can go with a similar style in a way that doesn’t replicate it, and give my own take. What I am focusing on is the physicality of the guys who were very much guys of the street and became a sensational group.”