Midtown Men deliver holiday hits

Four stars from “Jersey Boys” bring Rat Pack charm to the Alberta Bair Dec. 8

On Stage

The Midtown Men, four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s “Jersey Boys,” ring in the Christmas season with their Holiday Hits show, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Alberta Bair Theater in Billings.

The quartet, backed by a powerhouse seven-piece band, features: Christian Hoff, who won a Tony Award for his performance as Tommy DeVito in “Jersey Boys” and was named “The Master of Mimicry” by Entertainment Weekly; Hollywood-born and Broadway-bound Michael Longoria, best known for his star turn as Frankie Valli in “Jersey Boys”; Daniel Reichard, who portrayed chief songwriter and original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio in the musical; and J. Robert Spencer, who originated the role of Nick Massi in “Jersey Boys” and was nominated for a Tony in the Broadway production of “Next To Normal.”

The New York Times says, “Sidling up to the microphone, the singers had the air of the Rat Pack, Motown and a nightclub act rolled into one,” while the New York Daily News says the Midtown Men sound “as crisp as their Rat Pack-inspired suits. Their voices blend together so flawlessly on stage.”

The one-of-a-kind concert experience features Yuletide classics “Winter Wonderland,” “Let It Snow,” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” as well as music that defined the 1960s with hits by The Beatles, The Temptations, The Four Seasons and more.

This evening of songs and stories also features the Midtown Men’s holiday single “All Alone At Christmas,” which was recorded with Stevie Van Zandt and members of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Celebrate “the most wonderful time of the year” with these seasoned Broadway veterans who have performed thousands of shows together and were the voices on the original soundtrack of “Jersey Boys.”

Tickets are $39-$50 and available at the Alberta Bair Theater Box Office on the corner of 3rd Ave. N. and N. Broadway, by phone at 406-256-6052 (box office hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday) and online at www.albertabairtheater.org.