Jersey Boys National Tour Adds September Stop in Sacramento

News   Jersey Boys National Tour Adds September Stop in Sacramento The Jersey Boys national tour has added a stop in Sacramento following its stint in Los Angeles.

Presented at the Community Center Theater by California Musical Theater, the 2006 Tony Award winner for Best Musical will play as part of the Broadway Sacramento season, Sept. 7-22. Single tickets go on sale July 30; seats are currently available to Broadway Sacramento subscribers and groups of 12 or more.

There are currently two companies performing the show — one at San Francisco's Curran Theatre (where the tour launched Dec. 1, 2006) through Sept. 30; and another at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre (with the original tour cast) through Sept. 30. Casting for the Sacramento run has not yet been announced.

The line-up of cities (with dates) for the tour (subject to change) follows:

  • San Francisco, CA - Curran Theatre (through Sept. 30)
  • Los Angeles, CA - Ahmanson Theatre (through Aug. 31)
  • Sacramento, CA - Community Center Theater (Sept. 7-22)
  • Tempe, AZ - Gammage Auditorium (Sept. 27-Oct. 14)
  • Chicago, IL - LaSalle Bank Theatre (starts Oct. 6)
  • San Diego, CA - Civic Theatre (Oct. 18-Nov. 11)
  • Costa Mesa, CA - Orange County PAC (Nov. 13-Dec. 1)
  • Seattle, WA - 5th Avenue Theatre (Dec 11-Jan 2, 2008)
  • Houston, TX - Hobby Center (Jan. 16-Feb. 9, 2008)
  • Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay PAC (Feb. 13-March 15, 2008)
  • Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre (March 19-April 20, 2008)
  • St. Louis, MO - Fox Theatre (April 23-May 18, 2008)
  • Cincinnati, OH - Aronoff Center for the Arts (May 20-June 15, 2008)
  • Cleveland, OH - Playhouse Square (June 17-July 20, 2008)
  • Toronto, ON - Toronto Centre for the Arts (Dates TBA)

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    (Check jerseyboystour.com for more information.) *

    Des McAnuff (The Who's Tommy, Big River) directs and Sergio Trujillo choreographs the story of American pop group The Four Seasons — the highs, the lows and all in between.

    Jersey Boys features music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and a book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice. The production garnered four Tony Award wins: for stars John Lloyd Young and Christian Hoff, lighting designer Howell Binkley and for the top prize Best Musical.

    The design team includes Klara Zieglerova (scenic), Jess Goldstein (costume), Howell Binkley (lighting), Steve Canyon Kennedy (sound), Michael Clark (projections) and Charles LaPointe (wig and hair design). Steve Orich handles orchestrations while Ron Melrose takes on music direction, vocal arrangements and incidental music.

    The Jersey Boys tour is produced by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, in association with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner.

    For more information visit jerseyboysinfo.com.

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