The Other Guys
Sound check, show, applause. The band tweeted: "Unbelievable gig @RedgraveTheatre on Saturday night. What a pleasure to perform at such a wonderful theatre for a beautiful crowd!"
Jo gets back to where he belongs in Bristol theatre
PREVIEW: A Nailsea stage star is coming to Bristol for a performance at the Redgrave Theatre.
Former Nailsea School student Jo Parsons will be appearing in The Other Guys - a night of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on Saturday, April 1, at 7.30pm.
Jo will be joined by three other West End performers boasting between them credits for shows like Les Misérables, Mamma Mia, West Side Story and the amazing Jersey Boys.
They are being supported by Clevedon crooner John Prescott who was last seen on BBC One's Michael Mcintyre's Big Show and a fantastic seven-piece live combo.
Jo is currently in Germany playing a peasant named Dennis Galahad in Monty Python's Spamalotat with the English Theatre Frankfurt.
He is coming home in March when he will catch-up with parents Lynne and Jon Parsons, brother and sister-in-law Alex and Blaise Parsons and their children Oscar and Nina plus his number one fan grandma Beryl Shapter who all live in Nailsea.
Al is the sponsorship and fundraising committee member for Nailsea & Tickenham Football Club as well as reserve team assistant manager and is responsible for some novel annual money making stunts like Tickly Come Dancing.
Jo who also attended Golden Valley Primary School once sang and danced with Nailsea Musicals and played for Nailsea United Football Club.
The Other Guys' is one of the leading International tributes to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
Established in 2013 The Other Guys’ who met while at The Guildford School of Acting bring the sounds and showmanship of one of rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Fame greats ensuring their legacy lives on.
With a collection of classics such as Sherry, Walk Like A Man and Oh What A Night the show promises to be one to remember.
Jo’s other credits includes Grantaire in Les Misérables in the West End while his tribute band mates have played Tony in West Side Story, (Louis Maskell) Pepper in Mamma Mia (Dickie Wood) and Nick Massi in Jersey Boys itself (Nick Martland).
Jo said: “It is my first show back in Bristol for more than 10 years.
“I left aged 19 to attend drama school, since then I have managed to work in Australia, across Europe, on UK tour and in the West End, but I have never worked professionally at Bristol.
“This will be a great night and a great honour for me and will hopefully go a long way to stop my grandma from pestering me about when I would come back to Bristol to do a show.”
To book your £20 ticket click HERE.
Up until January this year Frankie Valli who was born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio is May, 1934, was still touring and and recording aged 82! And three years ago he appeared in an episode of Hawaii Five-0 called Ka Hana malu (Inside Job) plyaing a mysterious lawyer Leonard Cassano who was engaged to Carol Burnett's character, Aunt Deb. A year later he did interviews as himself on the AMC television series The Making of the Mob: New York.