New B'way tuner preems
WHAT: Opening night of “Jersey Boys” on SundayWHO: Tuner’s inspiration Frankie Valli, Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio of the Four Seasons; plus Danny Aiello, Dennis Farina, Tony Sirico, Dick Cavett, Paul Shaffer and Joe Pesci — who’s a character in the show. WHERE: Gotham’s August Wilson Theater with an after-bash at Marriott Marquis PRE-SHOW JITTERS: Valli doesn’t perform in “Boys,” but that doesn’t mean he feels divorced from the proceedings. “For all the years I’ve been going onstage, it’s been a long time since I’ve had butterflies,” he said. “Tonight I got butterflies.” GIVE ME A BREAK: “It’s like my life passing before my eyes in 2½ hours,” Gaudio said. “I wish I’d had a 20-minute intermission when I was living through it.”
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