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Enjoy Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward Theatre London

     Miss those days of 1960s when Frank Valii and the Four Seasons drove millions crazy across the globe with the charismatic powers of their music? Your wait is over; catch Jersey boys, the theatrical concert celebrating their timeless classic at the Prince Edward Theatre London. Edward A. Stone designed this majestic edifice that was initially named the Prince Theatre when it was built in 1834. In 1836, the name was changed to Prince Edward Theater after Edward VII and the venue coincidentally bared the name of its first designer along.

A West End theatre, Prince Edward is one of the prominent landmarks located on the Old Crompton Street. It is located north of Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London. The interior of the house was designed by Johnny Deppby Marc-Henri Levy and Gaston Laverdet and it opened on 3rd April, 1930. The musical Rio Rita was the one that premiered here on its opening night. The other remarkable show that opened here during its initial years was the accredited performances of the notable cabaret dancer of her time, Josephine Baker and she performed her celebrated ‘Bananas Dance’ here.

It became a night club in 1941 and was badly damaged during the World War II. The ill-fated incident that took place on 10th May 1941 is often acclaimed as one of the worse war raids in the history and resulted in the destruction of all the buildings in the close vicinity across the Greek Street. The stage of the house was converted into “Queensberry All Services Club", by Thomas Braddock during the war years. Once it was over, the house was restored for theatrical usage by T. and B. Bradock. In 1954, the same architects again transformed the house into a cinema.

One of the classic pieces that enjoyed long run here was Mamma Mia, the musical featuring back catalogue numbers of ABBA. The piece debuted here in 1999 and went on to enjoy five years of block-buster run before being transferred to the Prince of Wales Theatre London.

Winner of 54 international awards, Jersey Boys continue to enjoy its spectacular run at the Prince Edward Theatre since March 2008. The four boys who made modest beginnings initially, had everything going wrong against them except the power of their incredible music. The boys went on to deliver some of the timeless classics to the world of music and had millions going crazy bitten by the infectious charms of their compositions. The band went on to become one of the most popular one in the history of popular musical and have over 175 millions records sold those days.

Some of the greatest hits of the Four Seasons that features in the musical are Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December 1963 (Oh What A Night), Bye Bye Baby and Big Girls Don't Cry. The ensemble cast of the musical is lead by the Laurence Oscar Award-winning Ryan Molly. The show has been brought to London by the original creative team that went on to win multiple Tony Awards including the one for the Best Musical.

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