Jersey Boys follows the rags-to-riches tale of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as they work their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom, and features such hits as 'Sherry,' 'Big Girls Don't Cry,' 'Can't Take My Eyes Off of You,' 'Oh, What a Night' and many more.
Directed by Des McAnuff, with a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and music and lyrics by Bob Crewe and The Four Seasons' own Bob Gaudio, it has won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical.
McAnuff is on board for the London version of the show, as are the Broadway creative team: choreographer Sergio Trujillo, production designer Klara Zieglerova, lighting designer Binkley and costume designer Jess Goldstein.
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys celebrated an incredible 1500 performances in London on Wednesday 28 September.
This musical has now been seen by over 1.
5 million people and is firmly established as one of the West End's longest running and most popular shows.History of Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys first opened on Broadway in 2005 after an out of town dry-run at the University of California in San Diego. It has since moved onto a National Tour of North America with productions open in Las Vegas, Chicago, Philadelphia and now internationally in Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney and of course London's West End. Why book London theatre breaks to see Jersey Boys?
Jersey Boys is a great musical to go and see with friends and family. Sing along to the Four Season's smash hits including "Oh What a Night", "Sherry", "Big Girls don't Cry" and have the night of your life. Don't forget that with a London theatre break to see Jersey Boys with Hotel Direct, you'll get both your show tickets and hotel room at a discounted rate. Awards and what the critics have to say
Globally, Jersey Boys has won over 53 awards including the Tony award for "Best Musical", What's on Stage award for "Best New Musical" and the Laurence Olivier award for "Best New Musical".
"This production is in a class of its own" Tim Walker, Sunday Telegraph
"The Cast is Faultless, Magnificent" Rhoda Koenig, Independent on Sunday
"Every number is a toe-tapping hit and delivered superbly!" Charles Spencer, Daily TelegraphInteresting facts about Jersey Boys
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- Keep your eyes peeled as a movie adaptation of the story is said to be in the works.
- The show has its own free iPhone app that give you access to behind the scenes images, video and information.
- The band was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
- The "Jersey Boys" (Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) are the only group to have a Top 10 Billboard hit in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
28 Old Compton Street
From Leicester Square Underground station proceed up Charing Cross Road. At the Palace Theatre turn left onto Moor Street. Take a left on to Old Compton Street. Contine along Old Compton Street and the theatre is on your right hand side. This is approximately a 2 minute walk.