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Rick Faugno has performed as Frankie Valli in "Jersey Boys" for five years, including more than three in Las Vegas. He's now ready to go solo, full time, at Shimmer Cabaret.

Rick Faugno of 'Jersey Boys' ready to shed Frankie Valli role for 'Body & Soul'

August 17th, 2011

Rick Faugno has performed as Frankie Valli in "Jersey Boys" for five years, including more than three in Las Vegas. He's now ready to go solo, full time, at Shimmer Cabaret.

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