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JERSEY BOYS to become longest-running musical at the Toronto Centre for the Arts

Date: 04/29/2010

New block of Tickets on sale May 1 for
Performances through September 12, 2010

Weeknight performances starting at 7:30pm as of May 25


TORONTO (April 29, 2010) - Dancap Productions Inc., producers of the award winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, today announced that on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 JERSEY BOYS will become the longest-running musical in the history of the Toronto Centre for the Arts.  The performance will mark #704 for JERSEY BOYS surpassing the long runs of Ragtime (326 performances), Sunset Boulevard (365 performances) and Show Boat (703 performances).  "We are thrilled our production of JERSEY BOYS has set yet another record, and are so happy audiences have embraced this remarkable true story on stage in this beautiful theatre in uptown Toronto.  We look forward to entertaining many more!" said Aubrey Dan, President of Dancap Productions.

In celebration, a new block of tickets for JERSEY BOYS will go on sale May 1, extending the current run through September 12, 2010. Purchase JERSEY BOYS tickets for performances before June 30 and avoid the HST.

JERSEY BOYS is the story behind the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi.  Follow the award-winning rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sound and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before the age of 30.

JERSEY BOYS currently stars Michael Lomenda as Nick Massi, Jeff Madden as Frankie Valli (2009 Dora Award, Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Musical), Daniel Robert Sullivan as Tommy DeVito and Quinn VanAntwerp as Bob Gaudio.  The company also comprises: Gabriel Antonacci, Matthew G. Brown, Matt Cassidy, Jade Elliott, Élodie Gillett, Bryan Hindle, Victoria Lamond, Aaron MacKenzie, Adrian Marchuk, W. Joseph Matheson, Timothy Sell, Alison Smyth, Grant Tilly, Cleopatra Williams and Shawn Wright.

Directed by two-time Tony Award®-winner, recent Dora Award-winner and Toronto native, Des McAnuff, JERSEY BOYS is written by Academy Award winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo, another Toronto native. 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, most recently, the 2009 Audience Choice Award at Toronto's Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

The Canadian production of JERSEY BOYS is produced by Dancap Productions Inc., Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group in association with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner.
 

JERSEY BOYS TORONTO
Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 1 FOR PERFORMANCES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12, 2010

Performance Schedule:
Beginning May 25, 2010: Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30pm; Friday & Saturday at 8pm
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm
Up to May 23, 2010: Tuesday-Saturday at 8pm; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm

Tickets range from $25 - $110 and can be purchased in person at the box office of the
Toronto Centre for the Arts, by calling 416.644.3665 or online at JerseyBoysToronto.com.
Limited same-day RUSH SEATS are available from $25 in person only at the Toronto Centre for the Arts box office for all performances on sale two hours prior to the performance only.
For groups of eight or more, call 416.644.3666 or toll free at 1.866.950.7469.

Pre-show Dining Deals
Three-course Prix Fixe fine dining is available pre-show at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
Meals start from $37.50 per person. For details and to order, call 416.644.3665
or visit DancapCatering.com. Some conditions apply.

For more information please visit www.DancapTickets.com or www.JerseyBoysToronto.com
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