The producers of Jersey Boys have announced that the musical will embark on a second UK and Ireland tour running from this winter into next year.
The tour will open at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham on 16th December 2017.
So far it has been announced that the tour will also visit Liverpool Empire, Milton Keynes Theatre, Stoke Regent Theatre, Hull New Theatre, Sunderland Empire, and Glasgow King’s Theatre.
More dates and venues are yet to be announced.
Tickets for the second UK and Ireland tour are now on sale. Group travel organisers should contact their chosen venue for information on group rates.
Jersey Boys follows the true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks.
The four boys from Jersey in the US became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold around 175 million records worldwide.
The show includes some of their most popular songs, 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.
More about the show
The production is written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.
The show first opened in London in 2008 and remained in the West End for nine years, closing this year.
The first UK tour ran for a record breaking 18 months.
For more information, visit www.jerseyboysuktour.com.
Photo credit: Helen Maybanks