Jersey Boys' The Doo Wop Project Will Play Illinois' Aracada Theatre
By Adam Hetrick
Current and former cast members from the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys, including Dominic Nolfi, Jarrod Spector and John Edwards, will bring The Doo Wop Project to the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, IL, for a one-night-only March 5 performance.
The 8 PM concert of classic Doo Wop songs and new takes on pop hits, also features "stories and references to the vocalists' upbringings and experiences in the business, particularly backstage at The August Wilson Theatre, home of Jersey Boys, where the idea for the group was conceived."
Audiences can expect songs including "Denise" by Randy and The Rainbows, "Morse Code of Love" by The Capris, and other hits by The Belmonts, The Platters and The Skyliners. Also featured are Doo Wop versions of pop songs, including the Amy Winehouse remake "Valerie," Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" and the Jason Mraz song "I'm Yours."
The Doo Wop Project also features Dominic Scaglione Jr. and Dwayne Cooper. Music direction and arrangements are by Sonny Paladino.
Tickets are $29-$59 and available by calling (630) 962-7000 or by visiting oshows.com.
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