Jersey Boys launches first UK tour, opening at the Palace Theatre, Manchester‏, on 4 September, 2014

THE SMASH HIT BROADWAY  & WEST END MUSICAL

“JERSEY BOYS”  

TO TOUR THE UK FOR THE FIRST TIME  

FROM SEPTEMBER 2014  

Main Image: 2013/14 London Cast | ©Brinkhoff/Mögenburg

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, which has been delighting audiences in London for six years, will be touring the United Kingdom for the first time from September 2014, whilst the production also continues in London at its new home of the Piccadilly Theatre from March 2014.

JERSEY BOYS has now been seen by over 19 million people worldwide and is firmly established as one of the West End’s longest running and most popular shows.  Now theatres in cities all over the UK will be host to the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they turned 30.  The show is packed with their hits, including Beggin’, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, My Eyes Adored You, Let’s Hang On (To What We’ve Got), Bye Bye Baby, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You.

JERSEY BOYS is the winner of 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for Best New Musical.  The show originally opened on Broadway in 2006, receiving the Tony Award for Best Musical.  As well as still running on Broadway and in the West End, JERSEY BOYS can be seen in Las Vegas, across the United States on its US National Tour, on tour in the Netherlands and in Seoul.

JERSEY BOYS is written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.  The UK Tour will be staged by the entire original Broadway creative team, led by director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo, with scenic design by Klara Zieglerova, costume design by Jess Goldstein, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound by Steve Canyon Kennedy and projections design by Michael Clark.  The orchestrations are by Steve Orich and the music supervision and vocal arrangements by Ron Melrose.

The UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS is produced by Dodger Theatricals, David Ian / Michael Watt and Ambassador Theatre Group, with Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, in association with Latitude Link, Rick Steiner, DHST Inc.

For further details, please visit www.jerseyboysuktour.com.

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Full Listings:

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4 September – 4 October 2014

Manchester Palace

www.atgtickets.com/manchester

0844 871 3019

General booking opens Friday 14 February

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8 – 25 October 2014

Edinburgh Playhouse

www.atgtickets.com/edinburgh

0844 871 3014

General booking opens Friday 21 February

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28 October – 8 November 2014

Stoke Regent Theatre

www.atgtickets.com/stoke

0844 871 7649

General booking opens Friday 14 February

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11 – 22 November 2014

Hull New Theatre

www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullnewtheatre

01482 300 300

General booking opens Friday 14 February

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25 November – 6 December 2014

Sunderland Empire

www.atgtickets.com/sunderland

0844 871 3022

General booking opens Friday 21 February

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9 December – 3 January 2015

Birmingham Alexandra

www.atgtickets.com/birmingham

0844 871 3011

General booking opens Friday 14 February

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Further dates still to be announced.

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