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The show will come back to the West End in a newly refurbished venue, which will also comply with all the COVID-19 mitigation rules to ensure the audience’s safety. Winner of several major awards including four Tonys and one Olivier, the musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons from its very inception, featuring all of the group’s greatest hits.
For those who can’t take their eyes, ears and mind off one of the world’s most succesful musicals, just know that their moment to shout out “oh what a night” will come a bit earlier than December – although much later than 1963. Not even the hardest of times for UK’s theatre industry is too big a hurdle to stop the return of Jersey Boys, now in a bigger and fully refurbished venue that will allow the story to be born again while ensuring its audience’s safety.
Formerly known as Trafalgar Studios, the Trafalgar Theatre is the result of a major multi-million pound restoration project, which includes a brand new auditorium. Bringing its original heritage design back, the place will also provide patrons with an enhanced experienced – featuring all new seats, new stalls bar, new spacious foyer and improvements to the toilets. The show will also comply with all the COVID-19 risk-reducing guidelines, such as hand sanitation, temperature testings and mandatory face coverings.
Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the musical revolves around the inception and evolution of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Internationally acclaimed and a recipient of an Olivier and four Tony Awards, it is the 12th longest running show in Broadway history after closing in 2017. Directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, the audience will be in for an evening packed with all of the group’s greatest hits, such as Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, My Eyes Adored You and Rag Doll.
Jersey Boys will play from April 14th (performances running at 7:30 pm from Monday to Saturday, including Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2:30 pm) until May 31st. From June 2nd onwards, the show will replace its Tuesday performance for a Sunday one at 4 pm. Tickets are available from £19.50 at the following link.