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Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham

West End star Tim Driesen leads the new UK and Irish tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, which is currently playing in Manchester and will run in Birmingham from 9 December 2014 - 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the Birmingham launch below!

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 Valliand 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 byHowell 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 withLatitude Link, Rick Steiner, DHST Inc.

For further details, visit www.jerseyboysuktour.com.

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Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Andrew Lister (General Manager at the New Alexandra Theatre), Lewis Griffiths (cast member), Sam Ferriday (cast member), Stephen Webb (cast member), Tim Driesen (cast member) and David Ian (producer)

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Lewis Griffiths (cast member), Sam Ferriday (cast member), David Ian (producer), Tim Driesen (cast member) and Stephen Webb (cast member)

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
David Ian (producer) being interviewed

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Lewis Griffiths (cast member), Sam Ferriday (cast member), Tim Driesen (cast member) and Stephen Webb (cast member)

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Tim Driesen (cast member)

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Audience members at the Birmingham Jersey Boys UK tour launch

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Audience members queuing at the Birmingham Jersey Boys UK tour launch

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Inside The Jam House for the Birmingham Jersey Boys UK tour launch

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Audience members waiting for the Birmingham Jersey Boys UK tour launch

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS UK Tour Launches in Birmingham
Audience members queuing at the Birmingham Jersey Boys UK tour launch



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