Jersey Boys Surpasses Miss Saigon on Long-Run List Tonight

News   Jersey Boys Surpasses Miss Saigon on Long-Run List Tonight
 
The musical Jersey Boys plays its 4,093rd performance Sept. 22, surpassing the run of Miss Saigon to become the 12th longest-running show in Broadway history.

The show, which tells the story of the pop singing group The Four Seasons, opened Nov. 6, 2005, and won the 2006 Tony Award as Best Musical. It has played to a reported 23 million people worldwide as of August 2015, and is currently playing in Las Vegas and London, while also on tour in the U.K. and North America. It was released as a feature film in 2014.

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The show uses the original Four Seasons songs by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe, with a libretto by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. It was directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo.

The current Broadway company features Richard H. Blake (Tommy Devito), Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Joseph Leo Bwarie (Frankie Valli) and Quinn VanAntwerp (Bob Gaudio) with original cast members Peter Gregus and Mark Lotito, along with Candi Boyd, Jared Bradshaw, Cara Cooper, John Edwards, Frankie J. Galasso, Leo Huppert, Rory Max Kaplan, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Mauricio Pérez, John Rochette, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich and Sara Schmidt.

Click here to see Broadway's all-time long-run list.

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