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"Actor Adam Marino played Frankie Valli and was so believable I forgot he was an actor!"


BroadwayWorld Review of Jersey Boys

"Marino’s Valli is impeccable and his depth of character is impressive. Marino takes us from Valli’s performing infancy to a beleaguered and disillusioned man borne of a lifetime of experiences with grace, sensitivity, and a show-stopping falsetto."

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Calaveras Enterprise's Review of Jersey Boys

"Valli, played by actor Adam Marino, is easily the star of the show with his unmistakable falsetto and a three-octave range that made hits like “Sherry” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry” undeniably memorable...Marino handles the role of Valli gracefully, belting out the iconic songs with a tone and falsetto that is just as piercing and memorable as the real-life star."


My Motherlode's Review of Jersey Boys

"One of these is New York City-based actor, singer/songwriter Adam Marino, who previously played Frankie Valli in at least three other Jersey Boys productions. He fully embodies Frankie’s evolving character from an awkward, naive teen street singer to a stalwart, self-assured bandleader.  Marino’s more than impressive voice and soaring high tenor is a thrill to hear. It makes sense to learn that among other past gigs was singing for a time with chart-topping 1950’s vocal quartet  The Diamonds (“Little Darlin,” “The Stroll”)."

"Making the show so believable and entertaining is Actor Adam Marino with his ability to nail Frankie Valli’s unusual and powerful falsetto signature voice Valli is known for.
Marino effortlessly swings between baritone and falsetto to pull off musical jukebox hits, including Fallen Angel, Sherry, and Big Girls Don’t Cry, to name only a few of the 30 hit songs you know and love."

NBC 2's Review of Jersey Boys


“Adam Marino’s portrayal of the group’s lead singer, Frankie Valli, is filled with talent, timing, and tenacity. His ability to match Valli’s falsetto is just as impeccable as his strong vibrato.”

On Stage Pittsburgh's Review of Jersey Boys


Burgh Vivant's Review of Jersey Boys

"Marino delivers a stand-out performance.  He does a fantastic job at creating the Frankie Valli falsetto singing voice.  He transitions easily from the young sixteen-year-old who wants to sing to a performer intent on success. Marino handles more than the singing and dancing as he shows emotional depth at Frankie’s daughter’s death and with his many marital woes."

"In his first appearance with the Weston Theater Company, Adam Marino gives a multilayered performance as Valli, a singer known for his unique, high-pitched falsetto."

Vermont Journal's Review of Jersey Boys


Chester Telegraph's Review of Jersey Boys

"Simpkin’s unifying vision of “the purity of the streetlamp” shines through in Adam Marino’s portrayal of Valli. From awkward teen mumbling “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” to wary hit soloist in “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” Valli and his iconic falsetto cut through the glitz to deliver a humble love for singing with friends under a streetlamp instead of a spotlight."

"The music grounds this play, and the actors’ voices blend beautifully to create, with Adam Marino’s strong falsetto, a sound entirely worthy of the Four Seasons. Adam plays Frankie, the band’s center of gravity, with sensitivity, taking us from his first tentative try-outs to the full-out flowering of his voice, allowing us to experience the costs as well as the triumphs of his hard-lived journey."

The Lock Haven Express' Review of Jersey Boys

Adam as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys

"Armstrong-Alan and (Adam) Marino manage the perfect competition for King and Goffin while still taking on their own relationship issues.  And their vocals are sublime..."


DC Metro Review of Carrie

"However, the character who truly steals every scene he's in is Adam Marino as Chris' boyfriend, Billy Nolan. Marino is hysterical as the truly obnoxious, over the top high school delinquent and his comedic timing and delivery is exceptional."

  "Another highlight is Doody played by Mr. Adam Marino whose "Those Magic Changes" is full of magical charms."

Pittsburgh in the round review of Grease


Allegany Magazine Review of Ring of Fire

"…the wild eyed and even wild haired Adam Marino behind the microphone with his “King” hip swivel!”

"But Mr. Marino takes the role of Wes from a generic directionless dude to a fully complex character with genuine motivations. It doesn’t hurt that he’s a very talented tenor and receives the most lyrically inventive song of the show, “My Lonely Future,” filled with mixed-up figures of speech."

Pittsburgh Post Gazette review of Local Singles


Anthony Tagliaferro's review of Company at Cumberland Theatre

"The stand out performances of ... Adam Marino (Paul) ... dish out a fresh and hilarious perspective of marriage from opposite ends of the spectrum."

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