Jersey Boys Live in Kuala Lumpur 2014

Jersey Boys Musical in Kuala Lumpur 2014

Jersey Boys is one of the most exciting musical package Broadway has seen in years where they have won over 54 major awards worldwide including the Grammy Awards, Tony Awards and Olivier Awards. This time around, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will welcome one of the most successful multi-award winning musicals in the history of Broadway productions when this musical phenomenon rocks its way into Istana Budaya Auditorium from 15 till 27 April 2014.

Having seen by over 18 million people worldwide, Malaysians as well as musical enthusiasts in the region must experience the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these guys all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - BEGGIN', CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU, DECEMBER 1963 (OH WHAT A NIGHT), WALK LIKE A MAN, BYE BYE BABY (BABY GOODBYE), SHERRY, BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY and many more.

Jersey Boys Live in Malaysia 2014
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Organised by Milestone Production Sdn Bhd, JERSEY BOYS depicts the true-life story and the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in American pop music history – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. 

Apart from featuring the band’s 60’s American pop worldwide hits, JERSEY BOYS also tells the story of the inspiring journey of The Four Seasons from the mean streets of Newark, New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records globally – all before they were thirty!

Jersey Boys Musical Poster for Kuala Lumpur
Jersey Boys Musical Poster for Malaysia
They are winners of 54 major awards including the 2006 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album, 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and winner of the Best Musical Tony Award® on Broadway, in London and Australia is not a tribute band but a full-scale Broadway musical that takes audiences behind the music” to tell the story of the group through each of the four members’ perspectives.

The storyline weaves a tale about friendships, hardships, fights and the success resulting from a New Jersey “handshake”. The show opened on Broadway in 2005 and 3000 performances later is STILL running to full houses. JERSEY BOYS is the 15th longest-running show in Broadway history; having surpassed the record previously held by Hello, Dolly!

The Four Seasons are played by Grant Almirall (Chicago, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar) as Frankie Valli; Daniel Buys (Boys in the Photograph, Mamma Mia!) as Tommy DeVito; Kenneth Meyer (Boys in the Photograph, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar) as Bob Gaudio and television star Emmanuel Castis (Scandal!, Isidingo, season 4 winner of Strictly Come Dancing) as Nick Massi with Jaco van Rensburg (Showboat, Chicago, Grease) playing Frankie Valli at certain performances. The three leading female characters, fondly dubbed, the “Jersey Girls” are played by Carmen Pretorius (Footloose!, Mamma Mia, Cabaret), Taryn-Lee Hudson (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Kidz Rock, Let the Good Times Roll) and Kirsten Murphy-Rossiter (Some Like it Vrot, Grease, M-Net’s Crimes Uncovered).

According to Grace Lee, Managing Director of Milestone Production Sdn Bhd, “In our constant endeavor to introduce world-renowned and the best theatrical productions to Malaysia, we are proud to be bringing this multi-award Broadway musical to our shores. In addition to bringing in world class quality entertainment to Malaysians, we hope it will also help boost tourism for our nation.” We believe Malaysians have a growing appetite for live theatre productions and it is our hope that with more of such world class quality presentations, Malaysia will be recognized as a hub for the performing arts in this region thus further boosting our nation’s tourism appeal.”

“JERSEY BOYS is a powerful piece of theatre with extraordinary music! Malaysians and Musical Enthusiasts need not travel all the way to Broadway or West End to watch this show anymore as it will be exactly the same experience. So don’t miss this international phenomenon that's a Broadway triumph. . ,” adds Grace.
Jersey Boys Seating Layout for the KL Malaysia Show
Jersey Boys Seating Layout for the KL Show
JERSEY BOYS is written by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice with music by Bob Gaudio, and lyrics by Bob Crewe. It is directed by two-time Tony® Award winner Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo with music direction, vocal arrangements and incidental music by Ron Melrose. The production design team is Klara Zieglerova, Scenic Designer; Jess Goldstein, Costume Designer; Howell Binkley, Lighting Designer; Steve Orich, Orchestrator and Michael Clark, Projection Designer. 

Jersey Boys KL Show Schedule

Jersey Boys Ticket Information
  • Tickets are now available through TicketCharge Malaysia
  • Prices of tickets range from RM200 – RM680 per ticket
  • For more information on ticket sales, please visit the website above 

Jersey Boys Broadway Show in Kuala Lumpur
  • Date: 15 - 27 April 2014
  • Time: 3:00pm (Matinee) & 8:00pm (Night)
  • Venue: Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur
  • Additional Contact Information: +603 7727 4677 or +6012 5157922
  • Organizer:  Milestone Production Sdn. Bhd. 

In its effort to bring this internationally acclaimed Broadway sensation to Malaysia, Milestone Production is proud to be working with Connoisseur Lifestyle Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Malaysia Major Events, Tourism Malaysia and Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Board under Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Istana Budaya, This is also a chance to catch one of the most spectacular Broadway productions here in South East Asia - Jersey Boys Live in Kuala Lumpur 2014.

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