Confirmed: Jersey Boys to play QPAC in 2012

jersey boys newAfter months of rumours it was today confirmed that the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – will be walking (like a man) into Brisbane this July.

Jersey Boys opened in July 2009 at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre and played for 13 months before transferring to the Theatre Royal, Sydney in September 2010 for a 15 month season.

The show is about to commence a season in Auckland, NZ in April 2012 before transferring to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from July 13 (opening night July 15).

Broadway Producer, Michael David, from Dodger Theatricals is sure this remarkable partnership of Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio indelibly sealed by a handshake agreement over 40 years ago is sure resonate with Brisbane audiences.

“We are thrilled to bring Jersey Boys to Brisbane. This story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons has captivated nearly 14 million fans in productions worldwide, and now it is our fondest hope that Brisbane will embrace Jersey Boys in the same way”, he said.

Australian Producer, Rodney Rigby said “We are delighted to announce the Brisbane season of Jersey Boys. Brisbane will join Broadway, London, Las Vegas, and the U.S. National tours in hosting this blockbuster hit musical.”

Jersey Boys Brisbane will feature the performances of Dion Bilios as Frankie Valli, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio, Anthony Harkin as Tommy DeVito, and original Australian cast member Glaston Toft as Nick Massi – The Four Seasons.

Tickets will be on sale for General Public from Monday 27 February 2012.

Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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