The outstanding original three stars of the great hit musical Jersey Boys are countersuing the show's creators in an effort to carry on their touring concert, titled The Boys in Concert. In March the Jersey Boys playwrights, Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio of the Four Seasons, the 1960s group on which the musical is based, sued the four singers, saying they were performing a copycat show. The great four singers make reference to their cachet because cast members of Jersey Boys through the show and their bios play up their roles, including Hoff's Tony Award in the role of Tommy DeVito. Their countersuit claims $1 million in damages and alleges the use of bully tactics by the Jersey Boys innovative team in an effort to injure the livelihood and the reputations" of the former stars. Michael Ingersoll and the current stars from Chicago’s long-running production of the hit Broadway musical “Jersey Boys” are returning to Elgin Community College’s Arts Center for an encore after last season’s sellout performances. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the arts center, on the main campus, 1700 Spartan Drive. Ingersoll and his former “Jersey Boys” cast mates will be simultaneously for the complete show, performing oldies, Rat Pack melodies and doo-wop hits with a 15-piece orchestra. Other highlights include the performers’ experiences during “Jersey Boys,” which ended its Chicago run Jan. 10 and in show business. The great news for the fans of the Toronto Production Jersey Boys, the Tony-winning musical will play its final performance at the Toronto Centre for the Arts on Aug. 22, the date of the show's second anniversary at that Canadian venue. The Jersey Boys musical made its Toronto premiere as a limited commitment Aug. 21, 2008. After opening to enthusiastic reviews, Jersey Boys became a resident production on Dec. 12, 2008. It is now the longest-running musical in the history of the Toronto Centre for the Arts. The great musical Jersey Boys according to press notes is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. It's a journey of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music vibrations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide all before they were 30. The Broadway’s smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS, The Story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons is set to take Sydney by storm, opening at the Theatre Royal on September 18, 2010. The winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical, Jersey Boys features 20 Four Seasons hit songs including “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Rag Doll”, “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes off You. Pick up your Jersey Boys tickets now and be a part of the magnificence of the Jersey Boys!
The rocking pop star John Mayer has announced online events, The announcement is John Mayer hosts an exclusive live webcast from his Battle Studies Summer Tour stop at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY on July 21st begins at 4:00pm EDT. The behind-the-scenes view gives fans internationally the chance to get a glimpse backstage at one of this summer's hottest tours, hosted by the artist himself. The glimpses backstage will be followed by a LIVE performance from Mayer's soundcheck. The GRAMMY Award winner and outstanding artist John Mayer has been forced to scrap a planned performance at T in the Park this weekend. The rocking star Mayer offered fans a live video stream of the first song from his Raleigh, NC show on July 17 with just an hour's notice, 67,000 fans were tuned in. The following night in Virginia Beach, VA, Mayer's management sent out a Tweet about filming part of that night's show for fans to enjoy, within just 10 minutes, 9,000 spectators were watching live. The best US rocker was set to perform at the Scots music festival, but has been now shelved his trip to Perthshire. "Due to unexpected situation, the rocking star John Mayer has been forced to cancel his appearance at this years T in the Park. John Mayer returns to stand-up comedy. His first try at stand-up comedy was panned by audiences and critics alike, but singer John Mayer has returned to the genre once again. The Heartbreak Warfare hitmaker returned to a comedy club in New York, after four years his first outing as a funnyman there fell flat .The great rocker, who has long entertained the idea of a stand-up sideline, appeared at Manhattan's Comedy Cellar in 2006 but his set wasn't famous with the viewers and critics accused him of racial slurs and sexism. The Grammy winning singer has since tried out his act on various events and he returned to the venue last week to put right his previous flop. The rocker John Mayer is set to open up what promises to be a long, hot summer on the North American amphitheater circuit. The good news for the fans of great singer/songwriter/guitarist is that he launches the 40-city outing tonight in Charlotte, NC, and he will be on the road through Sept. 11. Support acts include Train, Guster, The Avett Brothers and Owl City. Mayer is backing his fifth album, "Battle Studies," which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in November 2009. The US rocker Mayer's Aug. 28 show at Washington State’s Gorge amphitheater will be an extraordinary performance with Keith Urban. The pair first appeared together on a "CMT Crossroads" episode that debuted last month. "CMT Crossroads was the first time I performed with Keith but the creative rapport was there right away," Mayer said in a statement. "I hope it's one of many opportunities to work together in the future." cheap John Mayer tickets are available online so the fans should not miss the chance to hold his performances live.