Leeds audiences will not be able to take their eyes off the Jersey Boys when the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning show opens at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 20 November to Saturday 1 December 2018.
Based on the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, the musical charts the ‘wrong side of the tracks’, New Jersey group’s rise to stardom to become one of the most successful bands in pop history; by the age of 30, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons had sold more than 175 million records worldwide and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Directed by Des McAnuff, the show will star Michael Watson (We Will Rock You) as Frankie Valli, Simon Bailey (The Phantom of the Opera) as Tommy De Vito, Declan Egan (The Book of Mormon) as Bob Gaudio and Lewis Griffiths (Dirty Dancing) as Nick Massi, and will feature all the 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 and Working My Way Back to You.
Jersey Boys first opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 18 March 2008 and moved to the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2014. The Olivier Award-winning West End production closed on Sunday 26 March 2017 following nine amazing years. The first UK & Ireland Tour ofJersey Boys was a record-breaking success and ran for 18 months, from 4 September 2014 to 5 March 2016.
Winner of Broadway’s Tony, London’s Olivier and Australia’s Helpmann Awards for Best New Musical, Jersey Boys is the winner of 57 major awards worldwide and has been seen by over 25 million people.
Jersey Boys is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 20 November to Saturday 1 December
Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700