The Very Popular Theatre Company’s JERSEY BOYS Auditions open now

The producers of last month’s sold-out season of CHESS: The Musical, starring David Harris and Silvie Paladino, and 2019’s smash hit Mamma Mia, are now auditioning for their upcoming production of Jersey Boys.

Winner of Best Musical at both the Tony Awards® and Olivier Awards®, Jersey Boys follows the fascinating evolution of four blue-collar kids who became one of the greatest success stories in pop music history – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
Produced by The Very Popular Theatre Company, the show will have its Newcastle premier at the magnificent 1500-seat Civic Theatre.

The 2021 season will open with a VIP Gala Event on Friday 8 October and run through to Saturday 23 October.

The stellar creative team includes Director Nicholas Christo, Musical Director Dan Wilson, Choreographer Rachel Wilson. and Assistant Director Krystalle Williamson.

Technical Design will be in the hands of Jacob Harwood and Jennifer Ellicott is the Costume Designer.

No roles have been pre-cast and the creative team is looking for a diverse and vibrant cast, so performers of all ethnicities and gender types are encouraged to apply for any roles.

Auditions will be held on Saturday 10 April, with a compulsory dance call and invitation-only callbacks on Saturday 24 April.
All rehearsals will be held in Newcastle commencing in July 2021.

For full character list, audition requirements, rehearsal schedule and online audition registration, visit:

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator, and is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

Gabi Bergman

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