18 July 2017

MEDIA RELEASE

Jersey Boys to Return to Sydney Auditions start in Melbourne and Sydney

“Easily the Best Musical Ever” – Sydney Morning Herald “The Crowd Goes Wild” – New York Times

The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will open in September 2018 at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. Auditions start this week in Melbourne and next week in Sydney to cast the new Australian company.

Three men who have worked on Jersey Boys from its inception are Ron Melrose, the Music Supervisor and Vocal and Dance Arrangements, Richard Hester, the Production Supervisor, and Associate Choreographer Danny Austin. They have been charged with the task of auditioning hundreds upon hundreds of aspiring Jersey Boys cast members for the chance of playing in this stupendous musical.

Ron Melrose, Richard Hester and Danny Austin are available for interviews in Melbourne and Sydney.

Jersey Boys tells the true-life story and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons which was one of the most successful bands in pop music history. The band sold over 175 million records and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for their worldwide hits including Can’t Take My Eyes off You, Walk Like a Man, Bye Bye Baby, Sherry and Big Girls Don’t Cry, which all feature in the musical.

Jersey Boys will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018 for a strictly limited season. To join the waitlist for tickets and receive further information visit JerseyBoys.com.au

Jersey Boys is proudly supported by the New South Wales Government, through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

Jersey Boys is produced in Australia by Dodger Theatricals, Rodney Rigby and TEG- DAINTY. “Beyond phenomenal” – Alan Jones, Radio 2GB

“Too good to be true!” – New York Post jerseyboys.com.au

For further media enquiries
Bruce Pollack, Pollack Consulting. (02) 9331 5276 or bruce@pollackconsulting.com

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