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Jersey Boys Plays First Preview October 4

Performances of JERSEY BOYS begin tonight, Tuesday, October 4. JERSEY BOYS features a book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and is directed by two-time Tony® Award-winner Des McAnuff (700 Sundays, The Who's Tommy, Big River). It officially opens on Sunday, November 6 at the Virginia Theatre (245 West 52nd Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue).

JERSEY BOYS is the new Broadway musical based on the life 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.

The cast of JERSEY BOYS is lead by Christian Hoff (Tommy DeVito), Daniel Reichard (Bob Gaudio), J. Robert Spencer (Nick Massi) and John Lloyd Young (Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons; with Peter Gregus and Mark Lotito.

The cast also includes Tituss Burgess, Heather Ferguson, Steve Gouveia, Donnie Kehr, John Leone, Michael Longoria, Jennifer Naimo, Dominic Nolfi, Erica Piccininni, and Sara Schmidt.

The JERSEY BOYS design and production team is comprised of Sergio Trujillo (Choreography), Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (Lighting Design), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projections Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Orich (Orchestrations), Ron Melrose (Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements & Incidental Music).

is produced on Broadway by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Pelican Group, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, in association with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner/Oshen/Staton/Bell/Mayerson Group.

Tickets to JERSEY BOYS are available by calling at (212) 239-6200, (800) 432-7250 outside the NY metro area, online at, and at the Virginia Theatre box office (245 West 52nd Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue). Please note, the Virginia Theatre will be renamed the August Wilson Theatre on Monday, October 17, 2005.

Performances October 4 – November 5:  Monday through Saturday evenings at 8pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm. There will be no performance on Monday, October 31. 

Performances beginning November 7 onward: Tuesday evenings at 7pm, Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm, Sunday matinees at 3pm.

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