The musical, which surpasses Avenue Q with 2,535 performances, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Jersey Boys is written by Academy Award winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
The musical opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on Nov. 6, 2005.
The current Broadway cast is led by Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Quinn VanAntwerp (Bob Gaudio), Andy Karl (Tommy DeVito) and Jarrod Spector (Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons. The cast also includes Peter Gregus, Mark Lotito, Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Brad Bass, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow, John Edwards, Russell Fischer, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt and Taylor Sternberg.
The musical is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award, the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia).
The show is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; Sydney, Australia; and in cities across the US on two national tours. A production will open in Auckland, New Zealand, in April 2012.