Midtown Men to Film Concert at NJPAC [VIDEO]
Let the 4 Seasons frenzy begin! On June 20th the “Jersey Boys” movie will be released directed by Clint Eastwood.
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On May 28th The Midtown Men, which is made up of 4 stars from the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys will perform at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The event will be the first major fundraiser for the venue. If you’ve never seen them perform, you can watch the video above.
Below is a press release from NJPAC regarding the concert and fundraiser:
–The Midtown Men’s performance at the majestic Prudential Hall will be taped as a concert special for public television. The 90-minute show, recorded in high-definition, will be offered to public television stations to broadcast nationwide. The concert special will air in the NY metropolitan area starting in December.
“The Midtown Men are a perfect match for public television,” said NJTV General Manager John Servidio. “We’re excited to give their performance a life beyond the NJTV Benefit to entertain audiences across the country.”
The Midtown men are made up of Tony Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer, known for their lively versions of the greatest pop songs of the ’60s, have performed well over 300 concerts across the continent.
Last season, The Midtown Men performed on Good Morning, America, Access Hollywood, ABC’s Katie, The Chew, and sang in front of 25,000 people at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the White House.
Most notably, they collaborated with music and show business icon Steven Van Zandt and members of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band on a hit Christmas single, “All Alone On Christmas,” and were invited to perform at a NYC benefit alongside music legends Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Dion, Tom Morello, and Darlene Love.
Performance-only tickets for the NJTV Gala are available by calling 1-888-466-5722 (1-888-GO-NJPAC), at www.njpac.org, or at the Arts Center’s box office at One Center Street in Downtown Newark.
What’s the best concert or show you’ve ever seen on public television? If you haven’t seen many concerts on public television, this may be the concert to tune into. Between the amazing venue and the spectacular show, The Midtown Men performing Jersey Boys will be one you surely do not want to miss.