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Photo Flash: Cast of JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Celebrates Opening Night!

The Jersey Boys UK kicked off its national tour at the Manchester Palace theatre where it will run through October 4, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the opening night festivities!

The producers of the UK and Irish tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Jersey Boys, recently announced the full cast joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli.

Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday, and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances. Also in the cast will be Sean Kingsley as Gyp DeCarlo, Matt Gillett as Bob Crewe, Nathaniel Morrison as Barry Belson, Dominic Smith as Norm Waxman, Damian Buhagiar as Joey Pesci, Henry Davis as Hank Majewski, Leanne Garretty as Lorraine, Amelia Adams-Pearce as Mary Delgado and Sinead Long as Francine, with Dan Krikler, Dayle Hodge, Luke Morton and Charlie Allen.

JERSEY BOYS has 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, where it continues to play at its new home of the Piccadilly Theatre.

JERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they turned 30. The show is packed with their hits, including Beggin', Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don't Cry, My Eyes Adored You, Let's Hang On (To What We've Got), Bye Bye Baby, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You.

Winner of Broadway's Tony, London's Olivier and Australia's Helpmann Awards for Best New Musical, Jersey Boys is the winner of 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for Best New Musical. As well as still running on Broadway and in the West End, Jersey Boys can be seen in Las Vegas, across the United States on its US National Tour and in the Netherlands.

JERSEY BOYS is written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe. The UK Tour will be staged by the entire original Broadway creative team, led by director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo, with scenic design by Klara Zieglerova, costume design by Jess Goldstein, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound by Steve Canyon Kennedy and projections design by Michael Clark. The orchestrations are by Steve Orich and the music supervision and vocal arrangements by Ron Melrose.

The UK and Irish Tour of Jersey Boys is produced by Dodger Theatricals, David Ian / Michael Watt and Ambassador Theatre Group, with Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, in association with Latitude Link, Rick Steiner, DHST Inc.

For further details, please visit www.jerseyboysuktour.com.


Amelia Adams-Pearce (Mary Delgado) and Nathaniel Morrison (Barry) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Amelia Adams-Pearce (Mary Delgado) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after perry in Manchester


Carolynne Poole at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Damian Bughagiar (Joe Pesci) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Danny Austin and Sergio Trujillo at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


David Ian at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Des McAnuff, Michael David, Lauren Mitchell and Richard Hester at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Dominic Smith (Norm Waxman) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Ellis Hollins at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Gemma Atkins at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Hayley Tamaddon at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Joe Tracini at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


John Thomson and Chris Gascoigne at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Justin McDonald with Kate Hodgson at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Krissi Bohn at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Krissi Bohn at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Lauren Mitchell and Michael David at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Leanne Garretty (Lorraine) and Dan Krikler (Swing) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Liz McClaron and Carolynne Poole at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Liz McClaron and Carolynne Poole at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Liz McClaron at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Stephen Webb, Matt Corner, Sam Ferriday, and Lewis Griffith at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Matt Gillett (Bob Crewe) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Michael Levell and Louise Gibbons at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Rosemary Squire and Howard Panter at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Ruby O'Donnell and Persephone Swales-Dawson at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Sean Kingsley (Gyp DeCarlo) at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night after party in Manchester


Sophie Austin at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Sophie Austin at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester


Tam Ryan at Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Night in Manchester



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