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Jersey Boys embarks on first UK tour in September

The tour kicks off in Manchester in September

Jersey Boys in the West End
Jersey Boys in the West End
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The Tony, Olivier and WhatsOnStage Award-winning musical Jersey Boys is embarking on its first UK tour later this year, whilst the production also continues in London at its new home the Piccadilly Theatre from March 2014.

The tour will open at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, from 4 September to 4 October 2014, before visiting Edinburgh, Stoke, Hull, Sunderland and Birmingham.

Further dates are still to be added.

Jersey Boys, based on the story and songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is the winner of 55 major awards worldwide. The show originally opened on Broadway in 2006, receiving the Tony Award for Best 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, on tour in the Netherlands and in Seoul.

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. Casting is still to be announced.

The UK 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.

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