Jersey Boys is returning to Australia this September and director Des McAnuff has confirmed the full cast for the production.
The dynamic line-up of artists includes Ryan Gonzalez (Broadway World Sydney Award winner), Mia Dabkowski-Chandler (currently performing in Aladdin the Musical), Cristina D’Agostino (Green Room Award winner for Guys and Dolls), Sage Douglas (currently performing in The Wizard of Oz), Mackenzie Dunn (2017 WAAPA Graduate and making her professional debut in Jersey Boys), Glenn Hill (recently in Matilda the Musical), Luigi Lucente (Muriel’s Wedding), Enrico Mammerella (recreating his role as ‘Gyp DeCarlo’ from the original company of Jersey Boys), Scott McConnell (Production Company’s Jesus Christ Superstar), Josh Mulheran (currently performing in The Book of Mormon), Jack O’Riley (Rent at Hayes Theatre Co) and Daniel Raso (Matilda the Musical).
These exciting artists will join the previously announced ‘Four Seasons’: Bernard Angel who will play charismatic singer Frankie Valli, Cameron Macdonald as Tommy DeVito, Thomas McGuane (making his career debut playing Bob Gaudio) and Glaston Toft, reprising his celebrated portrayal of the band’s musical marvel Nick Massi.
The original Australian production of Jersey Boys opened to rave reviews on 4 July 2009 and played for four years. On 30 June 2013 (the closing performance in Perth), 1.6 million people had witnessed the production throughout Australia and New Zealand. Jersey Boys is the 12th longest running musical in Broadway history and has played to over 25 million worldwide. It has won 64 honours and awards worldwide including the 2010 Helpmann Award, 2006 Tony Award and Olivier Award for Best Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.
Jersey Boys will open in Australia at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018.