Jersey Boys 2008

Ages: 12+
Opened: March 18, 2008
Closing: March 26, 2017

Jersey Boys - 2008 - West End History , Info & More

Prince Edward Theatre
(Leicester Square/Tottenham Court Road) Old Compton Street London

WINNER of 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for BEST NEW MUSICAL.

JERSEY BOYS, the internationally acclaimed hit musical, tells the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history.

Discover how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the tracks invented their own unique sound, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 100 million records worldwide. With spectacular performances of all their hits, JERSEY BOYS is the electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; the mob, the heartaches, the triumphs and the music.

This sensational production features many of the bands worldwide hits, including: BEGGIN', CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU, DECEMBER 1963 (OH WHAT A NIGHT), WALK LIKE A MAN, BYE BYE BABY (BABY GOODBYE), SHERRY, BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY and many more.

JERSEY BOYS has now been seen by over 19 million people worldwide!

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Extra Performance Added to JERSEY BOYS in London
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming public demand, there will be an extra performance of the West End smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS in its final week at the Piccadilly Theatre on Thursday 23 March at 3.00pm. This week - week commencing 13 February 2017 - JERSEY BOYS has broken the house record for ticket sales in the history of the Piccadilly Theatre.

VIDEO: 'Proud to Be a Jersey Boy!' Frankie Valli and Cast of JERSEY BOYS at Closing Curtain Call
by Caryn Robbins - January 16, 2017

During the closing curtain call, Four Seasons' frontman Frankie Valli thanked the cast and crew, commenting that the historic run was 'really the icing on the cake.'

Breaking News: JERSEY BOYS to Take Final Bow in the West End
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

One of London's best loved musicals, Jersey Boys, will close at the Piccadilly Theatre on Sunday 26 March 2017 following nine amazing years in London.

Four New Seasons to Join West End's JERSEY BOYS in March
by Tyler Peterson - January 29, 2016

From Tuesday 15 March, there will be four new Seasons joining the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre ahead of its 8th Anniversary on 18 March.  This is the first time since the show opened in London that all four Seasons have changed. 

West End's JERSEY BOYS to Extend Booking Period
by Matt Smith - October 5, 2015

JERSEY BOYS, the smash hit musical, is extending its booking period at the Piccadilly Theatre until 23 October 2016, with tickets on sale now. JERSEY BOYS stars Michael Watson as Frankie Valli, Edd Post as Bob Gaudio, Jon Boydon as Tommy DeVito and Gary Watson as Nick Massi. Sandy Moffat plays the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances. Also in the cast are Simon Adkins, Nicola Brazil, Matthew Cutts, Stuart Dawes, Lucinda Gill, Thomas Goodridge, Nicky Griffiths, Matthew Hunt, Mark Isherwood, Charlotte Jeffery, Ben Jennings, Joseph Peters, Chris Stoddart, Helen Ternent, Matt Thorpe and Ben Wheeler.

Photo Flash: David Hasselhoff Visits JERSEY BOYS in London
by Christina Mancuso - September 2, 2015

David Hasselhoff visited Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on Friday 28 August and popped backstage to meet the cast afterwards. Check out the phtoos below!

BWW Interviews: Gary Watson of JERSEY BOYS
by Carrie Dunn - July 8, 2015

We talk to the West End's Nick Massi about the show, moving theatres, and what Frankie Valli is REALLY like...

Photo Flash: Frankie Valli Meets West End, UK Touring Casts of JERSEY BOYS
by Tyler Peterson - July 2, 2015

Legendary singer Frankie Valli took time out from his sold-out concert tour this week to meet the casts of both UK productions of the smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, which tells the true-life story of Frankie's rise to fame along with his band The Four Seasons.  Frankie joined the UK and Ireland Tour cast in Manchester as they performed an excerpt from the show on BBC Breakfast, and visited the London show at the Piccadilly Theatre before going onstage to meet the cast and crew. Check out photos below!

JERSEY BOYS Extends West End Booking Period to February 2016
by Tyler Peterson - June 2, 2015

JERSEY BOYS, the smash hit musical, is extending its booking period at the Piccadilly Theatre until 14 February 2016, with tickets now on sale.

West End's JERSEY BOYS Lend Support to Red Nose Day Danceathon
by Tyler Peterson - March 9, 2015

The cast of the award winning West End musical Jersey Boys showed off their toe-tapping skills to encourage people across London to take part in the first ever Comic Relief Danceathon which will be sweeping the nation this Sunday 8th March.

West End's JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast Additions
by Matt Smith - January 22, 2015

From Tuesday 10 March, Gary Watson will be joining the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre, playing Nick Massi, as the smash hit musical celebrates its 7th London birthday on 18 March.

Photo Flash: Cast of JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Celebrates Opening Night!
by Anna Bencivengo - September 10, 2014

The producers of the UK and Irish tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, are delighted to announce the full cast joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli.

Photo Flash: Tim Driesen, Stephen Webb & More in Rehearsal for JERSEY BOYS UK Tour!
by Tyler Peterson - August 29, 2014

The cast of the UK tour of Jersey Boys, starring West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, are currently in rehearsals. Check out a first look below!

Michael Watson Stars as Frankie Valli in JERSEY BOYS, Today
by Christina Mancuso - April 29, 2014

Essex-born Michael Watson will be playing one of New Jersey's most famous inhabitants, Frankie Valli, in the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre from Tuesday 29 April.

It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

The first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys just debuted! The Warner Bros. film, directed by Clint Eastwood, will hit theaters on June 20th. Watch the trailer below!

BWW Interviews: JERSEY BOYS's John Lloyd Young
by Carrie Dunn - April 7, 2014

John Lloyd Young is very happy to be in London, once more playing the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys as it settles into its new home at the Piccadilly Theatre - and later this year he'll be seen as the same character but on the big screen!

Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS Gala Night!
by Carrie Dunn - March 28, 2014

Jersey Boys is now at its new home - the Piccadilly Theatre. It marked the move with a fabulous gala night - take a sneak peek at the red carpet snaps! The current cast includes John Lloyd Young playing Frankie Valli, Edd Post as Bob Gaudio, Jon Boydon as Tommy DeVito, and Matt Nalton as Nick Massi.

Broadway's Original 'Frankie Valli' John Lloyd Young to Star in JERSEY BOYS in the West End from Today
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Broadway's John Lloyd Young, who created the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on the Great White Way, will be hopping across the pond to star in Jersey Boys in the West End, beginning March 15 at the show's new home, the Piccadilly Theatre.

West End's JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 2,500th Performance Tomorrow
by Tyler Peterson - February 19, 2014

JERSEY BOYS celebrates its 2,500th performance in London tomorrow, Thursday 20 February 2014, at the Prince Edward Theatre, where it opened in 2008. Its last performance there will be on Sunday 9 March, and then it moves to the Piccadilly Theatre, opening there on Saturday 15 March. The show will celebrate its 6th Birthday in London on 18 March. The musical has now been seen by over 19 million people worldwide and is firmly established as one of the West End's longest running and most popular shows. The show will also be touring the United Kingdom for the first time from September 2014.


Ces Soirées-La
You're the Apple of My Eye
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Earth Angel
Sunday Kind of Love
My Mother's Eyes
I Go Ape
(Who Wears) Short Shorts
I'm in the Mood for Love
Moody's Mood for Love
Cry for Me
An Angel Cried
I Still Care
Big Girls Don't Cry
Walk Like A Man
December, 1963
My Boyfriend's Back
My Eyes Adored You
Dawn (Go Away)
Big Man in Town
Let's Hang On (To What We've Got)
Opus 17 (Don't You Worry 'Bout Me)
Bye Bye Baby
C'mon Marianne
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
Working My Way Back to You
Fallen Angel
Rag Doll
Who Loves You
Jersey Boys has had 16 productions including San Diego, CA (Regional) which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2005, US Tour which opened in 2006, Chicago which opened in 2007, West End which opened in 2008, Las Vegas which opened in 2008, Toronto which opened in 2008, US Tour which opened in 2011, US Tour which opened in 2015, West End which opened in 2021, West End which opened in 2021, West End which opened in 2021, West End which opened in 2021, Off-Broadway which opened in 2021, US Tour which opened in 2021 and US Tour which opened in 2024.
Jersey Boys has been nominated for several awards, including the BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award and the BBC Radio Olivier Audience Award at the Olivier Awards. Additionally, the nominations include Best Director for Des McAnuff, Best New Musical for Marshall Brickman, Best Sound Design for Steve Canyon Kennedy, and Best Theatre Choreographer for Sergio Trujillo.
Jersey Boys has won the following awards: - BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) - Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Des McAnuff - Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Marshall Brickman - Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Steve Canyon Kennedy - Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Sergio Trujillo.