Initial Dates Announced for Second Jersey Boys Tour of U.K. and Ireland

International News   Initial Dates Announced for Second Jersey Boys Tour of U.K. and Ireland The tour will launch in December in Birmingham.
Sam Ferriday, Matt Corner, Stephen Webb, and Lewis Griffiths
Sam Ferriday, Matt Corner, Stephen Webb, and Lewis Griffiths Helen Maybanks

A second U.K. and Ireland tour of the Tony and Olivier-winning musical Jersey Boys will open at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, England December 16.

Jersey Boys opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre March 18, 2008 and moved to the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2014. The production will close March 26 following nine years in the West End.

The first U.K. and Ireland tour of Jersey Boys was a record-breaking success and ran for 18 months: September 4, 2014–March 5, 2016. Initial dates for the second tour follow:

December 16, 2017– January 6, 2018: Birmingham, New Alexandra: atgtickets.com/birmingham
January 9–20: Liverpool Empire: atgtickets.com/liverpool
January 23–February 3: Milton Keynes Theatre: atgtickets.com/miltonkeynes
February 6–17: Stoke Regent Theatre: atgtickets.com/stoke
February 20–March 3: Hull New Theatre: hulltheatres.co.uk
March 20–31: Sunderland Empire: atgtickets.com/sunderland
April 3–14: Glasgow King’s Theatre: atgtickets.com/venues/kings-theatre

Jersey Boys tells the true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. The musical is written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.

The forthcoming tour is staged by the entire original Broadway creative team, led by director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo, with scenic design by Klara Zieglerova, costume design by Jess Goldstein, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound by Steve Canyon Kennedy, and projection design by Michael Clark. The orchestrations are by Steve Orich, and the music supervision and vocal arrangements are by Ron Melrose.

Casting will be announced at a later date.

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