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ABOUT JMC

     Performing since the age of 6, John Michael Coppola has had the good fortune of appearing on the stages of some of the top regional and Off Broadway theatres in the US. Among them: The Duke Theatre, the Promenade Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Goodspeed Opera House, Stages St. Louis, Ravinia, American Theater Company and the Marriott Theatre.  Career highlights also include appearing on the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as sharing stages with Tony Award winners Patti LuPone, George Hearn and Patirck Cassidy.

 

     During his near 20 year career, his most notable success was his appearance in the Chicago and Las Vegas companies of the Tony Award winning musical, Jersey Boys, where he understudied and performed the role of Frankie Valli of The Four Seasons, as well as served as the production's dance captain.

 

     JMC has also been seen on tour throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, including multiple productions of She Loves Me, 42nd Street, Flight of The Lawnchair Man, Hot Shoe Shuffle and Singin' in the Rain.

     As of 2013, he is on a hiatus from theater projects to concentrate on THE FOUR C NOTES: Recreating the Music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, which he created in 2013 and his solo concert, A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteen...and Everyone in Between, which he debuted in 2011.

 

NEWS

As of 2013, JMC has taken a hiatus from theater projects to concentrate on

THE FOUR C NOTES: Recreating the Music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

and his solo concert

A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteen...and Everyone in Between.

To see a selection of JMC's theatre credits

please click HERE.

 

A JERSEY VOICE

     A JERSEY VOICE: SINATRA TO SPRINGSTEEN...AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN
is the solo concert venture created by John Michael Coppola of Chicago's long running hit, 

Jersey Boys. Since its debut in 2011, it has taken on many different forms as it's made its way from traditional venues, to outdoor festivals, to intimate cocktail parties.

 

TRADTIONAL VENUESAs it debuted, the performance has a 'big band cabaret' feel, with a few stories about the journey of JMC moving his family from New Jersey to Chicago to be part of Chicago's Jersey Boys. Featuring song selections from the 1940s through today, this version of the concert set list includes hits made popular by such artists as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and of course, a few from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

 

FESTIVALS: As an outdoor festival presentation, the stories are dropped to focus more on the music, as this option covers even more artists decades geared to attract festival attendants within a wider age demographic. The set starts with Sinatra and his contemporaries and progresses into artists such as Michael Bublè, Frankie Valli, The Beatles, The Ides of March and The Blues Brothers (to name a few...)

 

COCKTAIL / PRIVATE PARTIES: Performed with either a piano or small combo, JMC gives homage to the original ‘Jersey Boy’, Mr. Sinatra, with the songs he made popular being the “vocal point”. As the brand is still 'and everyone in between' a few contemporary artists do have their moments to shine, mostly via their lighter fare, such as Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder. 

 

No matter which format you choose for your event there is no doubt that this is one great evening of entertainment, audiences are sure to love!

 

THE FOUR C NOTES

     Created by JMC,
THE FOUR C NOTES are the Midwest’s ONLY tribute
dedicated to recreating

the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons!

 

For more information and media, please visit thefourcnotes.com.

PHOTOS

 
JMC'S Headshot 1
JMC'S Headshot 2
JMC'S Headshot 3
A JERSEY VOICE LOGO
Maine Stage Marquee
Autograph
JMC in performance.
JMC in performance.
JMC in performance.
JMC in performance.
JMC in performance.
JMC during sound check...
JMC in performance Act 1
A Jersey Voice Pre-Show Setup
JMC in performance.
JMC with JB cast mates
JB Vegas Marquee
JMC and Frankie V...
JMC and Frankie V...
Frankie, JMC, and Rachel
JMC with Bob Gaudio and Judy Parker
JMC and his wife, Rachel Lafer Coppola
JMC, Rachel and Jonathan Smith.
JB Chicago Opening Night
JMC with JB Director, Des McAnuffcAn
Jarrod Spector (L) and JMC
JMC with JB Musical Supervisor, Ron Melrose
JMC with the JB Dance Department: Caitlin Carter (L), Kelly Devine and JB Choreographer Sergio Truji
JMC in his Joe Pesci costume.
JMC in his Frankie look.
JMC in his 'Sherry' look.
JMC in his 'Dawn' look.
JB Choreographer Sergio Trujillo, Caitlin Carter and JMC at the 59th Annual Prime time Emmy Awards.
The Chicago Company of JB at the 59th Annual Prime time Emmy Awards.
JMC on the red carpet at the 59th Annual Prime time Emmy Awards.
Annie Get Your Gun Ravinia Logo.
Patti LuPone and JMC during Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
George Hearn and JMC during Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Patrick Cassidy and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Patti LuPone and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Patti LuPone, JMC and his wife Rachel on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Mike Accardo and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Joseph Foronda and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Suzanne Sole and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Michael Weber and JMC on opening night of Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia.
Marriott Theatre's "For the Boys" logo.
JMC, Andrew Mueller, Brandon Springman and Alex Goodrich as The "Ragg Mopp" singers in FOR THE BOYS.
FOR THE BOYS
FOR THE BOYS
JMC and Rachel Coppola
JMC and Michelle Ragusa on opening night of Marriott Theatre's "For the Boys".
William Street Rep's Company logo.
JMC as Bobby in William Street Rep's "Company".
David Awards.
JMC with the 'David Award'.
JMC with his wife, Rachel at the David Awards.
JMC with his family at the David Awards.
JMC's Album art of 'New York State of Mind"
Celebrity Meet and Greets!
Celebrity Meet and Greets!
Celebrity Meet and Greets!
Celebrity Meet and Greets!
Celebrity Meet and Greets!
Singin' in the Rain
Jennifer Cella, JMC and Courter Simmons.
JMC and Courter Simmons.
JMC and Courter Simmons.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don, Cheryl Galaga as Kathy and Courter Simmons as Cosmo in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra G
JMC as Don, Cheryl Galaga as Kathy and Courter Simmons as Cosmo in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra G
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood and Cheryl Galaga in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood and Cheryl Galaga in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
JMC as Don Lockwood and Cheryl Galaga in "Singin' in the Rain" - Hofstra Grey Wig Productions.
Forbidden Broadway logo
JMC "Stayin' Awake"
FB Les Miz Group Shot
FB Les Miz Group Shot 2
FB Montage Group
FB Cast Shot
SLM Tour Logo
George Dvorsky, JMC and Len Wolpe in "She Loves Me" PCLO.
Eddie Korbich and JMC in "She Loves Me" PCLO.
JMC and Lenny Wolpe in "She Loves Me" PCLO.
JMC and Lenny Wolpe in "She Loves Me" PCLO.
JMC and Lenny Wolpe in "She Loves Me" PCLO.
JMC, Amy Forbes, Tim Booth and R. Charles Schwarz in "She Loves Me" National Tour.
JMC in "She Loves Me" National Tour.
JMC and R. Charles Schwarz in "She Loves Me" National Tour.
JMC and R. Charles Schwarz in "She Loves Me" National Tour.
 

VIDEO

A JERSEY VOICE 1 Minute Promo Reel

For more performance media of JMC,
please visit his YouTube Channel

 

AUDIO

A JERSEY VOICE Live Audio Clips

For more audio media of JMC,
please visit his YouTube Channel

TESTIMONIALS

 

     On November 26, 2011, JMC received the David Award given by the Italian Sons & Daughters of America, for being 'An individual of Italian heritage displaying professional leadership in the field of Entertainment.' Other recipients that evening included individuals from various fields of business, from food service to logistics.

FOR PHOTOS OF THE DAVID AWARDS
PLEASE VISIT THE PHOTOS SECTION OF THE SITE.

Here’s what presenters are saying about
A JERSEY VOICE...

 

     “Simply an amazing night of music and stories. The audience ranged from people in their 40s on up to their 60s -- all coming together for a fabulous night out."

Jim Jarvis
Former Executive Director
Metropolis PAC

 

     “We have received several comments thanking us for not only a lovely evening, but for a memorable one marked by your style and professionalism. We simply cannot thank you enough for all you have done to help bring awareness to our mission."

St. Jude House
Development Board

 

     “JMC excited our packed house with his energetic singing, dancing and stories. The applause was not just polite, but loud, long, enthusiastic and sincere. Our audience just loved him.”

David Fink
Former Owner

Acorn Theater

 

     "JMC was so generous with his time and talents, and our audience had a blast hearing his stories and singing along with his memorable set list. A JERSEY VOICE was definitely a terrific fundraiser for our company!"  

Kate Swan
4th Wall Theatre

     “JMC’s Jersey Voice is a hit!  The songs selected were audience favorites. Both young and old alike embraced his charm, vocals, dancing, and sheer showmanship. In addition to a great show, we raised thousands of dollars for our students!”

Frank A. Portanova
Major Bowes Auditorium

 

     “JMC left our parish audience of 300+ longing for more!  His voice filled not only the stage but also the hearts of everyone in the theater.  His show will leave you smiling and singing.  A ‘can't miss’ evening of entertainment!”

Patricia Nowack

Co-Chair of Fundraising

St. Paul’s Church, Park Ridge, IL

 

     “JMC’s performance blew everyone one away!  Our fundraiser attendees absolutely loved him and told us for weeks how much they enjoyed the show.  We had a big turnout, raised some much needed money and everyone had a great time!”

Marilyn Eisenberg

Board Member

Shalva Chicago

UPCOMING EVENTS

Chicago's Festa Italiana!
Naper Settlement
 

PAST DATES

For an archived list of
past concert performances,
please click
HERE.

CONTACT

 

For all booking and media inquiries,

please contact JMC directly at

917-568-5330

or

info@johnmichaelcoppola.com

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JMC and Frankie V...

JMC was honored to grab some time with Frankie Valli at the opening night of JB in Chicago.