Today, November 6, is one of celebration for JERSEY BOYS everywhere. Four years ago to the day, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning monster hit musical opened on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre, launching an international empire. The famous foursome will also be celebrating the Yankees World Series win this week with a special performance at City Hall between 12pm & 1pm.
On Wednesday, the Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7 to 3 to take the World Series title, winning four of the six games in the series. It is their first World Series win since 2000.
JERSEY BOYS is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award®, the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, and the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Des McAnuff, JERSEY BOYS is written by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The JERSEY BOYS National Tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on December 1, 2006. There are seven Current Productions of JERSEY BOYS: New York, London, Chicago, Las Vegas, Toronto, a US National tour, and Melbourne, Australia.
JERSEY BOYS is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. It's a journey of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were thirty.
The Broadway cast of JERSEY BOYS is lead by Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Dominic Nolfi (Tommy DeVito), Jake Speck (Bob Gaudio) and Jarrod Spector (Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons; with Peter Gregus and Mark Lotito.
The Broadway cast also includes Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Bridget Berger, Kris Coleman, Douglas Crawford, Ken Dow, Heather Ferguson, Russell Fischer, Cory Grant, John Hickman, Katie O'Toole, Joe Payne, Sara Schmidt and Taylor Sternberg.
The JERSEY BOYS design and production team comprises Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (winner of the 2006 Tony Award® for his Lighting Design of JERSEY BOYS), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projections Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Orich (Orchestrations) and Ron Melrose (Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements & Incidental Music).
JERSEY BOYS is produced on Broadway by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, in association with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner/ Osher/ Staton/ Bell/ Mayerson Group.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of JERSEY BOYS was produced by Bob Gaudio, and was recently certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The cast recording is now available on Rhino Records. JERSEY BOYS: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Broadway Books) is the official handbook to the smash Broadway hit.