THE SCREENING ROOM: Jersey Boys Throughout the Years (Video)

By Playbill Staff
November 6, 2012

Jersey Boys, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates its seventh anniversary on Broadway Nov. 6, 2012. To mark the occasion, Playbill.com takes a look back at Jersey Boys throughout the years.



Jersey Boys is written by Academy Award winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. The original Broadway production opened at the August Wilson Theatre to critical acclaim on Nov. 6, 2005; previews began Oct. 4, 2005.

The musical is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award, the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia).

Here are various appearances and performances from the Broadway company.

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The cast at the 2006 Tony Awards:

The cast performs a medley from the show on the "Late Show With David Letterman":

Highlights from the musical:

Jersey Boys' performance on "A Capitol Fourth":

Five Frankie Vallis perform at the 2009 Tony Awards:

Frankie Valli and Bob Guadio talk about the Tony-winning musical:

Jersey Boys' performance at the 2006 Thanksgiving Day Parade:

The Jersey Boys TV commercial:

The cast performs at the 2008 U.S. Open:

The fifth anniversary celebration for Jersey Boys:

The cast performs at the 2007 Tony Awards:

The cast performs at the 2007 Emmys:

John Lloyd Young's curtain speech at the musical's Actors Fund performance:

Jersey Boys' performance at the 2009 Broadway in Bryant Park:

The musical's performance at the 2005 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade:

Michael Longoria performs at the 2008 Broadway on Broadway concert:

The cast performs on a television Christmas special:

The cast performs at Broadway in Bryant Park in 2011:

The cast performs "God Bless America" during Fleet Week in 2011:

Playbill Video's "Backstage at Jersey Boys: Part One":

Playbill Video's "Backstage at Jersey Boys: Part Two":

Playbill Video's "Backstage at Jersey Boys: Part Three":

Performance highlights featuring John Lloyd Young: