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by Alison Brinkworth (subscribe)
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Last time the scintillating musical Jersey Boys went on tour in 2015, it quickly sold out. Now it's back and still set to be one of the hottest tickets in town.

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Jersey Boys will be providing a soundtrack to Christmas


The famous show that has won 57 major awards around the world will open its new UK tour at Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre on December 16, where it stays until January 6, 2018.

The lengthy tour will head nationwide and include a second stop-off in the Midlands at the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton from August 28, 2018, to September 8. Other venues include theatres in Liverpool, Oxford, Manchester - see the full tour list below.

Jersey Boys retells the real-life story of how Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons became global superstars. It's more than just a jukebox musical as it also has the emotional depths to examine how fame affects their friendships and love lives.

It charts the American band's history from four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs to their success at selling 100 million records worldwide.The music is a big part of the show, of course, and goes a long way in making this it such a feel-good and fun show. Alongside the story, audiences get to hear some timeless tunes including Beggin', December 1963 (Oh What A Night), Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Walk Like A Man and Bye Bye Baby.

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The actors taking on the roles of the Jersey Boys are Michael Watson, Simon Bailey, Declan Egan and Lewis Griffiths.


For this new UK tour, actor Michael Watson will star as Frankie Valli in most shows with Dayle Hodge returning to the production to play this role at some performances.

Taking on the roles of the rest of the Four Seasons will be Simon Bailey as Tommy De Vito, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio and Lewis Griffiths as Nick Massi.

All of the actors have got to perfect the roles during previous stints in the show. Michael and Simon starred in the West End production, while Declan performed in Jersey Boys in the West End and Australia, and Lewis was in the first UK and Ireland tour.

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Jersey Boys has won awards worldwide


Winning Tony, Olivier and Helpmann awards, Jersey Boys has now been seen by over 24 million people worldwide. The tour comes shortly after the show closed in London's West End in March following a record-breaking nine-year run.

Frankie Valli even attending the opening of the show in London when it opened.

This latest tour is set to sell out quickly as extra dates are already being added due to demand.

You can watch what to expect from the show in this video here:



Full tour dates for Jersey Boys
Visit the Jersey Boys tour website for more information.

Birmingham New Alexandra
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 3011

Liverpool Empire
10 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 3017

Milton Keynes Theatre
23 Jan 2018 - 3 Feb 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 7652

Stoke Regent
6 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 7649

Hull New Theatre
20 Feb 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01482 300300

Sunderland Empire
20 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 3022

Glasgow King's Theatre
3 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 7647

Theatre Royal Plymouth
17 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01752 267222

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
9 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0115 989 5555

Bradford Alhambra Theatre
22 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01274 432000

Norwich Theatre Royal
5 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01603 630000

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
19 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0114 249 6000

Waterside Theatre Aylesbury
3 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 871 7607

Southend Cliffs Pavilion
17 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01702 351135

Newcastle Theatre Royal
31 Jul 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
BOOK TICKETS 08448 11 21 21

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
14 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0845 270 8200

Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
28 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01902 429 212

Grand Opera House Belfast
11 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
BOOK TICKETS 028 9024 1919

Canterbury Marlowe
2 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
BOOK TICKETS 01227 787787

Woking New Victoria
16 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

Bristol Hippodrome
30 Oct 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

Leeds Grand Theatre
20 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
BOOK TICKETS 0844 848 2700

Oxford New Theatre
18 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

Wales Millennium Centre
16 Jan 2019 - 26 Jan 2019

Manchester Palace
29 Jan 2019 - 16 Feb 2019

Edinburgh Playhouse
19 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

Southampton Mayflower
19 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
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Why? See one of the most iconic musicals of all time
When: December 16, 2017 - January 6, 2018
Phone: 0844 871 3011
Where: New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Cost: 26.50 - 72.50
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