October 14, 2010

Jersey Boys Became Longest-Running Show in History of August Wilson Theatre on Oct. 13

On Oct. 13, following the 8 PM performance, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys became the longest-running show in the history of Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre, having played 2,037 performances.

The August Wilson Theatre, now owned by Jujamcyn Theaters, opened over 85 years ago on April 13, 1925, as the Guild Theatre. (Jersey Boys surpasses Smokey Joe’s Cafe, which played 2,036 performances at what was then the Virginia Theatre.)

The current cast features Ryan Jesse (Bob Gaudio), Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Dominic Nolfi (Tommy DeVito) and Jarrod Spector (Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons; with Peter Gregus and Mark Lotito. The ensemble comprises Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Bridget Berger, Scott J. Campbell, Kris Coleman, Ken Dow, Russell Fischer, John Hickman, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Sara Schmidt, Taylor Sternberg.

Matt Bogart, Jarrod Spector, Ryan Jesse and Dominic Nolfi

Matt Bogart, Jarrod Spector, Ryan Jesse and Dominic Nolfi

Jersey Boys is also currently playing in Las Vegas, London, Australia and in cities across the U.S. on a national tour.

Buy your Jersey Boys August Wilson Theatre Tickets now!

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