Jersey Boys Coming to New Zealand

Friday 2 September 2011

Jersey Boys Coming to New Zealand

Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons is the story of how four blue collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop sensations of all time.  Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi joined forces to become The Four Seasons, writing their own hits and developing their unique sound to sell over 175 million records before they were 30!

Jersey Boys opened in Melbourne in July 2009 and played for 13 months before transferring to Sydney’s Theatre Royal opening in September 2010.  Over 1,000,000 people will have seen the show in Melbourne and Sydney by the end of the year. It then comes direct to Auckland.
 
Jersey Boys features 20 Four Seasons hit songs including “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Rag Doll”, “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”.
 
Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, choreography by Sergio Trujillo and directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons won four 2006 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 2009.
 
In Australia Jersey Boys opened in Melbourne in July 2009 and played for 13 months before transferring to Sydney’s Theatre Royal opening in September 2010.  Over 1,000,000 people will have seen the show in Melbourne and Sydney by the end of the year. It then comes direct to Auckland. won two Helpmann Awards being Best Musical and Best Music Direction of a Musical and seven Victorian Green Room Awards.  The Jersey Boys Original Cast Recording also received a 2006 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show Album.  Currently there are five productions worldwide including Broadway, Las Vegas, US National tour, London and Sydney, with a 2nd US National tour to commence in 2012.
 
An announcement of a date for Tickets On Sale will be made in the near future.