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Jersey Boys sets new record in Philly for 7th time

JERSEY BOYS SETS NEW BOX OFFICE RECORD IN PHILADELPHIA

FOR THE SEVENTH TIME FOR WEEK ENDING 12/05/10: $1,486,620

The Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS broke the box office record at the Forrest Theatre for the seventh time, grossing $1,486,620 for the week ending December 5.  This tops the previous record of $1,451,273, which they set the week ending November 28.

JERSEY BOYS began performances in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 30 and will play through Sunday, December 12.  JERSEY BOYS will next play Boston’s Colonial Theatre from December 16 through January 30.
The cast of JERSEY BOYS is lead by Matt Bailey (Tommy DeVito), Joseph Leo Bwarie (Frankie Valli), original Broadway cast member Steve Gouveia (Nick Massi), Quinn VanAntwerp (Bob Gaudio), with Jonathan Hadley and Joseph Siravo.

The ensemble of JERSEY BOYS includes Candi Boyd, Jared Bradshaw, Christopher DeAngelis, John Michael Dias, John Edwards, Alayna Gallo, John Gardiner, Buck Hujabre, Denise Payne, Brian Silverman, Courter Simmons, Ryan Strand, Kara Tremel, Mark Verdino and Kevin Worley. Continue reading

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Jersey Boys breaks box office record in Philly

JERSEY BOYS SETS NEW BOX OFFICE RECORD IN PHILADELPHIA FOR WEEK ENDING 10/10/10: $1,225,598

The Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS broke the box office record at the Forrest Theatre for the week ending October 10.  The hit musical grossed $1,225,598. This tops the previous record, held by The Phantom of the Opera in 2006 of $1,214,323.

JERSEY BOYS began performances in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 30 and will play through Sunday, December 12.  JERSEY BOYS will next play Boston’s Colonial Theatre from December 16 through January 30.
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Jersey Boys to play Philadelphia

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR

Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award WINNING BEST MUSICAL

JERSEY BOYS

DIRECTED BY DES McANUFF
PLAYING PHILADELPHIA’S FORREST THEATRE
SEPT. 30 – DEC. 12, 2010

CITY (Philadelphia, PA) – Dates have been announced for the Philadelphia engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Forrest Theatre, as part of the new 2010-2011 Broadway Season.  The musical will make its Philadelphia premiere on September 30, 2010 and play through Dec. 12, 2010.

JERSEY BOYS is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award®, the 2006 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show Album, and most recently, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
 
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.

JERSEY BOYS is part of the Broadway Season presented in Philadelphia by the Kimmel Center and the Shubert Organization.  The entire 2010-2011 Broadway Season will be announced soon.  Tickets are only available by subscribing to the new season.  Subscription packages are on sale beginning March 10 by calling 215-893-1955 or online at http://www.kimmelcenter.org/broadway1011 <http://www.kimmelcenter.org/broadway1011> . Groups of 20 or more call 866-276-2947 or 215-790-5883. Single tickets will go on sale to the general public  at a later date.
 

Catch a sneak peek of Jersey Boys! Log on to JerseyBoysInfo.com/watch or text PHILLY to 38568.

JERSEY BOYS is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi.  This is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time.  They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty.
 
JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The JERSEY BOYS National Tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on December 1, 2006, played a record-breaking run in Los Angeles and is still breaking house records in cities across North America. There are six current productions of JERSEY BOYS:  New York, London, Las Vegas, Toronto, Melbourne, Australia, and a US National tour.
 
The JERSEY BOYS design and production team comprises Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (winner of the 2006 Tony® Award for his Lighting Design of JERSEY BOYS), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projections Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Orich (Orchestrations) and Ron Melrose (Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements & Incidental Music).
 
JERSEY BOYS is produced by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner.
 
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of JERSEY BOYS, produced by Bob Gaudio, was recently certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.   The cast recording is now available on Rhino Records.  JERSEY BOYS: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Broadway Books) is the official handbook to the smash Broadway hit.  StubHub is The Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of JERSEY BOYS.

For more information on JERSEY BOYS, go to  www.JerseyBoysInfo.com or http://www.kimmelcenter.org.

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