Sergio Trujillo to choreograph Clint Eastwood-helmed JERSEY BOYS film

press-playbill-jersey-sergioChoreographer Sergio Trujillo Will Repeat His Work for Jersey Boys Film
By Adam Hetrick and Andrew Gans,

Drama Desk Award nominee Sergio Trujillo, who choreographed the international hit musical Jersey Boys, will repeat his work for the upcoming Clint Eastwood-helmed film adaptation.

 The musical opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim Nov. 6, 2005. Trujillo’s numerous stage credits also include Memphis, Next to Normal, Hands on a Hardbody, The Addams Family and Flashdance.

The film will begin shooting late this summer in Los Angeles. Graham King (“Argo”) and Robert Lorenz (“Million Dollar Baby”) are producing[…]

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AP: Memphis is “exhilarating”

“[…] the musical has an innate energy, much of it supplied by Sergio Trujillo‘s propulsive choreography. There’s a sinuous, sexy quality to the dancing that perfectly matches the music, and the dancers are among the hottest in town.”
– Michael Kuchwara, AP (via IBDB)

NY Post: JERSEY BOYS is “terrific”

“With its vibrant choreography by Sergio Trujillo, its imaginative settings by Klara Zieglerova, spot-on costumes by Jess Goldstein and arena-style lighting by Howell Binkley, “Jersey Boys” is no nostalgic stroll down rock’s Memory Lane.
It’s a show still dynamically alive in music while, as a drama, it catches the very texture, almost the actual smell, of its time.”

– Clive Barnes, New York Post