WINS SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS
BEST MUSICAL &
BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL (BOBBY FOX)
JERSEY BOYS – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons won the Sydney Theatre Award for Best Musical. In addition Bobby Fox, who plays Frankie Valli, won Best Actor in a Musical.
The Sydney Theatre Awards are presented annually by a group of leading theatre critics to celebrate the strength, quality and diversity of theatre in Sydney.
“The Sydney Theatre Award for Best Musical to JERSEY BOYS acknowledges the wonderful collaboration between everyone associated with the production across the entire range of disciplines and the artistic excellence that makes JERSEY BOYS so special for audiences and for all of us associated with this wonderful production. The entire company of JERSEY BOYS is thrilled that Bobby Fox has been recognised by Sydney’s premier critics for his extraordinary performance of Frankie Valli” – Rodney Rigby, Newtheatricals, Producer of JERSEY BOYS – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.
Chris Green of Dainty Consolidated Entertainment, Producer said “We are absolutely elated how Sydney audiences have embraced the Australian production of JERSEY BOYS and delighted to have been further acknowledged by receiving these Awards.”
Jersey Boys is already the recipient of two Helpmann Awards being Best Musical and Best Music Direction of a Musical, four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, and winner of seven Victorian Green Room Awards.
After 4½ sell-out months in Sydney, and 14 months in Melbourne seen by nearly 600,000 patrons and playing 453 sold out performances, JERSEY BOYS – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons continues to play to huge acclaim and standing ovations.
The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty. JERSEY BOYS features all their hits including Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Oh What A Night, Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back To You and many more.