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Jersey Boys a hot ticket with 2500th West End performances

Jersey Boys UK TourJERSEY BOYS celebrates its 2,500th performance in London on Thursday 20th February 2014, at the Prince Edward Theatre, where it opened in 2008. The show’s final performance at the Prince Edward Theatre will be on Sunday 9th March, before it moves to the Piccadilly Theatre, opening there on Saturday 15th March.

Jersey Boys will celebrate its 6th Birthday in London on 18th March. Jersey Boys has now been seen by over 19 million people worldwide and is established as one of the West End’s long-runing and most popular shows. Jersey Boys will also be touring the United Kingdom for the first time from September 2014.

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.

Jersey Boys
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 12 and over. No children under 4 allowed.
Show Opened: 28th Feb 2008
Booking Until: 9th Mar 2014
Important Info: Contains strong language. Latecomers will be allowed in at the first suitable break.

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