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||'Jersey Boys' stars reunite as Midtown Men on Dec. 2 in Glen Ellyn
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The original stars of the Broadway hit Jersey BoysChristian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and J. Robert Spencerwill reunite as Midtown Men on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at McAninch Arts Center's Belushi Performance Hall in Glen Ellyn.
The group will perform '60s rock-and-roll hits as well as holiday favorites like "Winter Wonderland," "Let It Snow" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."
Note: The performance is not affiliated with Jersey Boys.
Tickets are $62-$72 each; visit www.atthemac.org/ . For more about the group, which is on tour, visit themidtownmen.com .
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