Jersey Boys 1000th performance in Australasia

Jersey Boys 2012 Image by Jeff Busby
The new Four Seasons - Declan Egan, Anthony Harkin, Dion Bilios, Glaston Toft. Image by Jeff Busby

Last night (Thursday) in New Zealand, the Australian production of the hit musical Jersey Boys celebrated its 1,000th Australiasian performance, having smashed the all-time box office record for a second week of trading in Auckland by taking in excess of $NZ 1.9 million gross.

Beating previous records by over $NZ 500,000 is a great birthday present for producer, Rodney Rigby who says “We are thrilled that New Zealand continues to embrace the great story of four guys from the wrong side of the tracks.  The 1,000th show not only marks the great success of the production in New Zealand and Australia, but, of equal importance, recognizes the outstanding contribution of everybody associated with the production worldwide”.

Following the season in Auckland, Jersey Boys will play in Brisbane and Adelaide.

2012 Cast of Jersey Boys
2012 Cast of Jersey Boys - Glaston Toft, Dion Bilios, Declan Egan and Anthony Harkin. Image by Jeff Busby

More than 9,500 people are on the Adelaide waiting list to gain first access to priority booking presale, and will have an opportunity to secure some of the best seats in the house. Remaining Adelaide ticket buyers are all set for the official opening of ticket sales on Monday 30 April at 9am for this hotly anticipated musical.

The Adelaide season opening night will be on 27 October (following the Brisbane season commencing in July) and will feature the performances of Dion Bilios as Frankie Valli, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio, Anthony Harkin as Tommy DeVito, and Glaston Toft as Nick Massi… The Four Seasons.

The July season in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC is already on sale at

Adelaide bookings available online at from Monday 30 April 2012

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Hayley was an arts worker in South Australia for twelve years working freelance for small to medium clients as well as for companies such as the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, State Theatre Company SA, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth and the Australia Business Arts Foundation. As part of her freelance work, Hayley founded the ATG Curtain Call Awards (which is now an annual gala event), co-produced three 24 Hour Show charity fundraiser events, has judged for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and reviewed for Aussie Theatre and the Adelaide Theatre Guide. Hayley now runs a boutique events and arts management business, Footlight Events and in her spare time, is involved with Adelaide’s amateur theatre community as a producer, performer and director.

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