Fort Lauderdale, January 3, 2012 – Casting has been announced for the much-anticipated Fort Lauderdale return
engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli
and The Four Seasons, playing the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, January 11 – 29, 2012. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Preston Truman Boyd (Bob Gaudio), Joseph Leo Bwarie (Frankie Valli), John Gardiner (Tommy DeVito) and Michael Lomenda (Nick Massi) and as The Four Seasons, with Jonathan Hadley and Joseph Siravo.
The ensemble of JERSEY BOYS includes Christopher DeAngelis, Nick Cosgrove, Lauren Decierdo, Frankie J. Galasso,
Buck Hujabre, Denise Payne, Mauricio Pérez, Timothy Quinlan, Kyli Rae, John Rochette, Brian Silverman, Kara Tremel, Mark Verdino, Donald Webber, Jr., Kevin Worley and Adam Zelasko.
JERSEY BOYS is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award®, the 2006 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show
Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia)
The premiere engagement of JERSEY BOYS in Fort Lauderdale was an overwhelming success, seen by over 80 000
theatergoers, breaking Broward Center box office records and hailed as “Solid gold!” by critics and audiences alike. The economic impact of the 2009 JERSEY BOYS – Fort Lauderdale engagement, is estimated around $20 Million. JERSEY BOYS worldwide has been seen by approximately 13 million people (as of July 17, 2011).
Catch a sneak peek of Jersey Boys! Log on to www.JerseyBoysTour.com/watch.
Directed by two-time Tony® Award-winner Des McAnuff, JERSEY BOYS is written by Academy Award-winner Marshal Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
JERSEY BOYS is part of the 2011-2012 Broadway Across America – Fort Lauderdale Season made possible with the
generous support of Bank of America presented by Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America.
JERSEY BOYS is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick
Massi. This is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest
American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty.
JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The
JERSEY BOYS First National Tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on December 1, 2006, played a recordbreaking run in Los Angeles and is still breaking house records in cities across North America. There are six current productions of JERSEY BOYS worldwide: New York; London; Las Vegas; Auckland, New Zealand (begins April 2012); and two US National tours.
The JERSEY BOYS design and production team comprises Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein
(Costume Design), Howell Binkley (winner of the 2006 Tony® Award for his Lighting Design of JERSEY BOYS), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projections Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Orich (Orchestrations) and Ron Melrose (Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements & Incidental Music).
JERSEY BOYS is produced by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group,
with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of JERSEY BOYS, produced by Bob Gaudio, was recently certified Platinum by
the Recording Industry Association of America. The cast recording is now available on Rhino Records. JERSEY BOYS:
The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Broadway Books) is the official handbook to the smash Broadway hit.
Seasons Greetings: A JERSEY BOYS Christmas, a new holiday CD featuring international cast members of JERSEY
BOYS, produced by Bob Gaudio, is now available on Rhino Records.
JERSEY BOYS will return to Fort Lauderdale at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, January 11 – 29, 2011.
Wednesday, January 11 – 8P.M.
Thursday, January 12 – 2P.M.
Thursday, January 12 – 8P.M.
Friday, January 13 – 8P.M.
Saturday, January 14 – 2P.M.
Saturday, January 14 – 8P.M.
Sunday, January 15 – 2P.M.
Sunday, January 15 – 7:30P.M.
Tuesday, January 17 – 8P.M.
Wednesday, January 18 – 8P.M.
Thursday, January 19 – 8P.M.
Friday, January 20 – 8P.M.
Saturday, January 21 – 2P.M.
Saturday, January 21 – 8P.M.
Sunday, January 22 – 2P.M.
Sunday, January 22 – 7:30P.M.
Tuesday, January 24 – 8P.M.
Wednesday, January 25 – 8P.M.
Thursday, January 26 – 8P.M.
Friday, January 27– 8P.M.
Saturday, January 28 – 2P.M.
Saturday, January 28 – 8P.M.
Sunday, January 29 – 2P.M.
Sunday, January 29 – 7:30P.M.
Tickets for JERSEY BOYS begin at $31.25 and are now on sale at the Broward Center Box Office, Monday through
Friday 10AM – 5P.M., Saturday and Sunday 12 Noon – 5P.M. and 1 ½ hours prior to show times; or on-line at
www.browardcenter.org; by phone 954-462-0222. Groups of 10+ are invited to call 954-626-7814 or 954-462-0222.
Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to chance without notice. For more information, please visit
www.JerseyBoysTour.com or www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is one of America’s premier performing arts venues, consistently ranked among the top ten in the country.
Presenting more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, the Center showcases a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events, and offers one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually. In 2007, the Broward Center was named the Cultural Embassy of Broward County in recognition of its success in linking cultural activity with the region’s economic development. The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop, and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale.
For more information, visit www.BrowardCenter.org.
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA (Producer), part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com, is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring musicals and plays across 40 North American cities. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive
content and ticket sales. Under the supervision of Beth Williams (COO and Head of Production), Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current Broadway productions include How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette, Million Dollar Quartet, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Jerusalem, Memphis, La Cage Aux Folles, the West
End production of Million Dollar Quartet and the touring production of Dreamworks’ Madagascar Live! For more information, please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.
Broadway Across America – Ft. Lauderdale is presented in arrangement with Florida Theatrical Association, a non-profit civic organization with a volunteer board of trustees established to ensure the continued presentation of quality national touring Broadway productions in the state of Florida. Bank of America Corporate Philanthropy
Building on a long-standing tradition of investing in the communities it serves, Bank of America is delivering on a 10-year goal to donate $2 billion to nonprofit organizations engaged in improving the health and vitality of their neighborhoods. Funded by Bank of America, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave more than $200 million in 2010, making the bank one of the largest corporate cash donors in the United States. As a global company
serving clients through operations in more than 40 countries, Bank of America approaches investing through a national strategy under which it works with local leaders to identify and meet the most pressing needs of individual communities. Reaffirming a commitment to develop and sustain a culture of service, bank associate volunteers contributed more than one million hours in 2010 to enhance the quality of life in their communities worldwide. For
more information about Bank of America Corporate Philanthropy, please visit www.bankofamerica.com/foundation.