About the show‘Oh, What a Night!’ Critics and audiences around the world have fallen for Jersey Boys. Since winning the Tony Award for Best Musical, the show opened in London to fantastic audience feedback back in 2008. Unlike ‘Mamma Mia’, this jukebox musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, from making their first single to the almighty highs and inevitable lows. Using a score a familiar songs such as ‘Walk Like a Man’, ‘Bye Bye Baby’ and ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’, the talented cast tell the dramatic tale of the band’s rise to fame. The show is split into four seasons each narrated by a different member of the band, giving their own take on events. The show provides excellent fun for adults of all ages, and is especially popular for parties and special events. Don’t miss your opportunity to see one of the liveliest shows in London, that will have you on your feet and singing along.
Since opening on Broadway back in 2005, Jersey Boys has become one of the world's most popular musicals. A mixture of unforgettable songs, incredible staging and an honest story make it a performance like no other. The London production continues to grow from strength to strength, with frequent performances on TV and at charity events boosting the show's overall profile. Despite the popularity of the show, there are frequently excellent discounts to be had across all seating sections, so there has been no better time to see this fantastic musical.
Who Should See It?Jersey Boys is aimed at anyone who remembers the 60's or wants to hear some classic songs performed live by a fantastic cast. The show is the ultimate party musical, and hits such as 'Sherry', 'Oh, What a Night' and 'Beggin' just keep on coming…Those who have enjoyed shows such as 'Mamma Mia!' and 'Thriller Live' will appreciate the genre, but the show also acts as a perfect introduction to musicals.
Jersey Boys is recommended for children over the age of 12 due to strong language and adult themes. Children under 4 years will not be admitted.
- Tommy DeVito - Narrates the 'Spring' section of the musical. He begins the story and explains how the group came together, originally called 'The Variety Trio' with his brother. He discovers Frankie, takes him under his wing and helps project him to stardom.
- Bob Gaudio - Narrates the 'Summer' section if the musical. Bob joins the band late once they have already been established, although he has had song writing credits of his own. He writes the three songs that set them on their way to success - 'Sherry', 'Walk Like a Man', and 'Big Girls Don't Cry'.
- Nick Massi - Narrates the 'Fall' section of the musical. Nick plays the bass in the band, and begins to tell the story of how the group started to tear at the seems as inner rivalries and competition came to the foreground. He declares he wants to leave the band.
- Frankie Valli - Narrates the 'Winter' section of the musical. Frankie becomes the face of the band which creates some tensions. As he struggles to deal with success, his personal life is in crisis as his daughter dies of a drug overdose.
- 2005 Tony Awards - Best Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actor, Best Performance by a Featured Actor, Best Lighting Design.
- 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards - Best Musical