Kansas City music and theatre fans are invited to travel back in time June 27-July 2, 2017, when Starlight Theatre plays host to the national tour of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys.
JERSEY BOYS is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey – until they sang their very first note. The radio just couldn’t get enough of the new sound that nobody had ever heard. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, it was a very different story off stage. This international sensation of a musical tells that back story and features all the favorite hits, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”
JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim in November 2005, running 11 record-breaking years and becoming the 12th-longest-running show in Broadway history. The boys said goodbye to Broadway on Jan. 15, 2017. The JERSEY BOYS’ U.S. National Tour opened to rave reviews in December 2006, and is still breaking house records in cities across North America. The show also is currently playing in London, and tours of the United Kingdom and Australia will begin the end of 2017 and 2018, respectively. As of January 2017, JERSEY BOYS had been seen by more than 24 million people worldwide.
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), JERSEY BOYS is directed by two-time Tony winner Des McAnuff, written by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and features music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
JERSEY BOYS opens at Starlight on Tuesday, June 27 and runs for six performances through Sunday, July 2. All shows start at 8 p.m.
Tickets for JERSEY BOYS start at $15 and are available at www.kcstarlight.com or by 816-363-7827.
Can’t wait? Sneak a peek at a JERSEY BOYS performance at www.JerseyBoysTour.com/watch.