Address: Cultural Precinct Cnr Grey and Melbourne Street South Bank Brisbane 4101
Date: 2nd January 2019 to 20th January 2019
Buy / Ticket: https://www.qpac.com.au/event/jersey_boys_19/
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.
Hits include “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Sherry”, “Walk Like A Man”, “Oh, What A Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”.
JERSEY BOYS tells the true-life story of four guys from the wrong side of the tracks, and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who became one of the most successful bands in pop music history. The band sold over 175 million records and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for their worldwide hits including Can’t Take My Eyes off You, Walk Like a Man, Bye Bye Baby, Sherry and Big Girls Don’t Cry, which all feature in the musical.
“Beyond phenomenal” Alan Jones, Radio 2GB
The enduring story and songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons continue to resonate with audiences worldwide while finding new legions of fans through the acclaimed musical JERSEY BOYS.
After auditioning 450 artists nationwide, the dynamic cast is a combination of exciting and emerging Australian talent. Stepping into the illustrious shoes of the charismatic singer Frankie Valli is BERNARD ANGEL, who played Joe Pesci in the original Australian production. He will be joined by CAMERON MACDONALD as Tommy DeVito, THOMAS MCGUANE as Bob Gaudio making his career debut after graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts and GLASTON TOFT, reprising his celebrated portrayal of the band’s musical marvel Nick Massi.
JERSEY BOYS director, DES MCANUFF said: “I’m thrilled to be coming back with our glistening new production. We have now taken The Four Seasons around the world but all of us involved in the show regard Australia as our favourite destination. The new company is nonpareil...”.