JERSEY BOYS sets two new box office records in Philadelphia

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JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical, set a new box office record for a standard 8 show week at Philadelphia’s Forrest Theater this past week (week ending 1/8/12) with a gross of $1,617,700.  The previous week (week ending 1/1/12), the show also set a new box office record for a 9-show week with a gross of $1,825,246.  JERSEY BOYS now holds the top 12 weekly box office grosses at the Forrest Theater (combination of 2010 premiere and 2011 return).

JERSEY BOYS opened to rave reviews in Philadelphia, PA at the Forrest Theater, on Friday, December 9 (performances began Tuesday, December 6) and will play through Saturday, January 14, 2012.  From Philadelphia,  JERSEY BOYS will play Dayton, OH’s Schuster Performing Arts Center Tuesday, January 17 through Sunday, February 5.

The cast of JERSEY BOYS is lead by Brandon Andrus (Nick Massi), Colby Foytik (Tommy DeVito), Jason Kappus (Bob Gaudio) and Brad Weinstock (Frankie Valli), with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella.
The ensemble of JERSEY BOYS includes Stephen Cerf, E. Clayton Cornelious, Kaleigh Cronin, Brent DiRoma, Larry Esparza, Natalie Gallo, Devon Goffman, Wes Hart, Dave Hiltebrand, Ruby Lewis, Christopher Messina, Hayden Milanes, Michelle Pruiett, Skye Scott and Carlos Valdes.

JERSEY BOYS is the 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).

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