Jersey Boys Theatre Breaks are now available across the country as Jersey Boys goes on a huge UK and Ireland tour in 2018 and 2019 including visits to Cardiff, Edinburgh and Dublin
“This is an utterly wonderful show full of vitality, pace and power.” Daily Express
“This production is in a class of its own!” Sunday Telegraph
Theatrebreaks.com says: “A fabulous show for adults even if you didn’t grow up with the Four Seasons’ music in the 60s. Jersey Boys Theatre Breaks have been the most popular amongst visitors to London for the past three years! If you are looking for a great highlight to your short weekend break, you have found it!”
Due to overwhelming demand, a further 12 dates have been announced for the second UK & Ireland Tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS, taking the tour through to March 2019.
The newly announced 2018/19 dates are The Marlowe Canterbury (2 – 13 October 2018), New Victoria Theatre Woking (16 – 27 October 2018), Bristol Hippodrome (30 October – 17 November 2018), Leeds Grand Theatre (20 November – 1 December 2018), New Theatre Oxford (18 December 2018 – 5 January 2019), Wales Millennium Centre (16– 26 January 2019), Palace Theatre Manchester (29 January – 16 February 2019), Edinburgh Playhouse (19 February – 2 March 2019), Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin (5 – 16 March 2019) and Mayflower Theatre Southampton (19 – 30 March 2019).
The producers are also delighted to announce that Michael Watson will be playing Frankie Valli, Simon Bailey will be Tommy De Vito, Declan Egan will be Bob Gaudio and Lewis Griffiths will be Nick Massi. Michael, Simon, Declan and Lewis have all previously performed their roles in JERSEY BOYS to great acclaim: Michael and Simon in the West End, Declan in the West End and Australia, and Lewis in the first UK and Ireland tour. Dayle Hodge will return to the production to play Frankie Valli at certain performances.
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 in London. The first UK & Ireland Tour of JERSEY BOYS was a record-breaking success and ran for 18 months, from 4 September 2014 to 5 March 2016.
- 16 Dec 2017 – 6 Jan 2018 Birmingham New Alexandra
- 10 – 20 January Liverpool Empire
- 23 January – 3 February Milton Keynes Theatre
- 6 – 17 February Stoke Regent Theatre
- 0 February – 3 March Hull New Theatre
- 20 – 31 March Sunderland Empire
- 3 – 14 April Glasgow King’s Theatre
- 17 – 28 April Theatre Royal Plymouth
- 9 – 19 May Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
- 22 May – 2 June Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
- 5 – 16 June Norwich Theatre Royal
- 19 – 30 June Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
- 3 – 14 July Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
- 17 – 28 July Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
- 31 July – 11 August Newcastle Theatre Royal
- 14 – 25 August His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
- 28 August – 8 September Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
- 11 – 22 September Belfast Grand Opera House
- 2 – 13 October The Marlowe, Canterbury
- 16 – 27 October New Victoria Theatre, Woking
- 30 October – 17 November Bristol Hippodrome
- 20 November – 1 December Leeds Grand Theatre
- 18 December – 5 January 2019 New Theatre Oxford
- 16 – 26 January Wales Millennium Centre
- 29 January – 16 February Palace Theatre Manchester
- 19 February – 2 March Edinburgh Playhouse
- 5 – 16 March Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin
- 19 – 30 March Mayflower Theatre Southampton
The Four Seasons enjoyed an incredible string of hits in the 1960s including Big Girls Dont Cry, Sherry, Walk Like a Man and Rag Doll, all featuring their unmistakable sound tight ‘doo-woo’ inspired harmonies supporting lead singer Frankie Valli’s soaring falsetto vocals.
What makes the success of The Four Seasons particularly striking is that they were one of only a hand full of American bands to weather the British invasion that started in 1964. But unlike those English groups The Beatles, The Rolling Stones – The Four Seasons never sparked a myth or a movement.
Eschewing the counter-culture and harder rock and roll, this quartet of blue collar, streetwise Jersey Boys performed unabashedly catchy pop tunes that spoke to their own demographic: working class guys and gals trying to make out and make it in an increasingly complicated world.
Due to strong language used in the show, parental guidance is advised when taking children under 12 years old.
Can’t wait to see the show?
Check out this video from the London production