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Jersey Boys is a American musical drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood , based on the Tony Award -winning jukebox musical of the same name. The film tells the story of the musical group The Four Seasons. Original band members Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio who also composed the film's music serve as executive producers. Jersey Boys was released in the United States on June 20, He meets year-old Frankie Castelluccio, a barber's son, already well known in the neighborhood for his singing voice. One night, the group attempts a robbery of a safe, resulting in the police later arresting them. In court, Frankie is let off with a warning, but Tommy is sentenced to six months in prison. After his release, Tommy reunites with the group, and adds Frankie as lead singer. Frankie changes his professional name to Frankie Vally, and then Frankie Valli. At a performance, Frankie is entranced by a woman named Mary Delgado.
It is presented in a documentary -style format that dramatizes the formation, success and eventual break-up of the s rock 'n' roll group The Four Seasons. The musical is structured as four "seasons", each narrated by a different member of the band who gives his own perspective on its history and music. The musical ran on Broadway from to , and since its debut it has been on two North American national tours and two national tours of The UK and Ireland. In the early s, Bob Gaudio , an original Four Seasons member, sought to make a musical from the discography of the band. Brickman suggested creating a show about the band's history, instead of repurposing their songs for an independent story the way ABBA did with Mamma Mia! It's rags to riches, and back to rags. Little was known to the public about the group's history prior to the premiere of the musical, because the magazines of the era did not write much about them. While the Four Seasons as a group made headlines, as individuals they did not receive much press due to groups like the Beatles receiving the attention. Of the three, they approached DeVito last, who told them, "Don't listen to those guys. I'll tell you what really happened.