On Air Now
The Smooth Late Show with Danny Pietroni 10pm - 1am
The second UK & Ireland Tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical has arrived at the Palace Theatre, Manchester
"There are real highs and lows... shown through the story and the songs"
Dayle Hodge (Frankie Valli) and Declan Egan (Bob Gaudio) have visited Smooth Radio North West as Jersey Boys arrives in the North West on it's second UK tour - currently at Manchester Palace Theatre.
Jersey Boys is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they turned 30. The show is packed with their hits, including Beggin’, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, My Eyes Adored You, Let’s Hang On (To What We’ve Got), Bye Bye Baby, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You.
The cast also includes Joel Elferink as Bob Crewe, James Alexander Gibbs as Joey, Mark Heenehan as Gyp DeCarlo, Karl James Wilson as Norm Waxman, Arnold Mabhena as Barry Belson, Phoebe May Newman as Francine, Olive Robinson as Lorraine, James Winter as Hank Majewski and Tara Young as Mary Delgado. Completing the cast will be Peter Nash, Dan O’Brien, Stephen O’Riain and Amy Thiroff.
Winner of Broadway’s Tony, London’s Olivier and Australia’s Helpmann Awards for Best New Musical, Jersey Boys is the winner of 57 major awards worldwide and has been seen by over 25 million people worldwide. Jersey Boys can currently be seen across the United States on its US National Tour. The Broadway production closed on 15 January 2017 as the 12th longest running show in Broadway history!