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Jersey Boys Gets New S.F. Cast as May, Bergen, et al. Move to L.A. logo
Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling, Jeremy Kushnier,
and Steve Gouveia in Jersey Boys
(© Joan Marcus)
The San Francisco company of Jersey Boys at the Curran Theatre now has a new cast, and the original stars of that company are moving to Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre, where the show will run May 25-August 26. The San Francisco engagement has been extended through September 30.

The S.F. company now features Drew Gehling as Bob Gaudio, Steve Gouveia as Nick Massi, Jeremy Kushnier as Tommy DeVito, and Jarrod Spector as Frankie Valli. The ensemble includes Lyndsey Cole, John Michael Coppola, John Michael Dias, Mike Erickson, Steven M. Goldsmith, John Hickman, Lauren Marshall, Wade McCollum, Rashad Naylor, Jenny Lee Ramos, Jake Speck, Kara Tremel, Ryan Quinn West, Eddie Driscoll, and Craig Laurie.

The L.A. company stars Deven May as Tommy DeVito, Erich Bergen as Bob Gaudio, Michael Ingersoll as Nick Massi, and Christopher Kale Jones as Frankie Valli. The supporting cast includes John Altieri, Joseph Siravo, Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Douglas Crawford, Sandra DeNise, Jennifer Evans, Rick Faugno, Eric Gutman, Nathan Klau, Brandon Matthieus, Jackie Seiden, Taylor Sternberg, and Melissa Strom.

A sit-down production of Jersey Boys is scheduled to begin performances at Chicago's LaSalle Bank Theatre in October, while the show's national tour will start in Tempe, Arizona in September. Confirmed cities for the tour include San Diego, Costa Mesa, Seattle, Houston, Tampa, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, and Cleveland. Casting for those productions has yet to be confirmed.

Jersey Boys, which tells the story of the musical group The Four Seasons, is directed by Des McAnuff, with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. The show features music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The design team includes Klara Zieglerova (sets), Jess Goldstein (costumes), Howell Binkley (lighting), Steve Canyon Kennedy (sound), and Michael Clark (projections). The show won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

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