Who knew the Jersey Boys were Wheel of Fortune fans?
For the next month, cast members from the Tony-, Grammy-, and Olivier Award-winning musical will put their puzzle-solving skills to the test on Wheel of Fortune in celebration of the beloved game show's 30th anniversary. The month of appearances will begin tonight (April 29), with other Jersified shows scheduled for May 7, May 17, and May 24.
Written by Marshall Brickman (The Addams Family) and Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher), Jersey Boys first opened on Broadway on November 6, 2005. The musical follows the rise of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the popular '60s pop/rock quartet made famous by their hit songs such as "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," and "Big Girls Don't Cry." In addition to its Broadway production, Jersey Boys is also currently playing in Las Vegas, London, Perth, Johannesburg, as well as cities across the U.S. on a national tour. The show also plans to open soon in Capetown.
The Broadway cast of the seven-year-old musical currently stars Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Drew Gehling (Bob Gaudio), Andy Karl (Tommy DeVito), and John Lloyd Young (the original Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons. The company also includes Peter Gregus, Mark Lotito, Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Candi Boyd, Jared Bradshaw, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow,Russell Fischer, Rashad Naylor, Katie O'Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt, and Taylor Sternberg.
Watch Wheel of Fortune tonight to see the kickoff to the month of Jersey…Oh what a night it will be.