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Very Popular Theatre Company’s Jersey Boys pushed to 2022

After postponing its production of Chess: The Musical in 2020, the Very Popular Theatre Company has been forced to reschedule another major musical.

The Newcastle company’s anticipated production of the hit musical Jersey Boys Originally slated to run from Friday 8 October to Saturday 23 October at the Civic Theatre, has been pushed back to 2022 due to the ongoing COVID situation in Greater Sydney and regional New South Wales.

“We’ve had to make the difficult decision to reschedule the Newcastle premiere season of Jersey Boys,” Very Popular Theatre Company Artistic Director Daniel Stoddart said.

“However, I’m pleased to announce that we have secured new dates in the Civic Theatre and programmed this event for our 2022 season. Our planned season 8-23 October 2021 will be rescheduled to 7-22 October 2022.”

The new dates are as follows:


Friday 7 October 2022, 7.30pm (from Fri 8 Oct 2021)
Saturday 8 October 2022, 2pm (from Sat 9 Oct 2021)
Saturday 8 October 2022, 7.30pm (from Sat 9 Oct 2021)
Wednesday 12 October 2022, 7.30pm (from Wed 13 Oct 2021)
Friday 14 October 2022, 7.30pm (from Fri 15 Oct 2021
Saturday 15 October 2022, 2pm (fromSat 16 Oct 2021)
Saturday 15 October 2022, 7.30pm (fromSat 16 Oct 2021)
Sunday 16 October 2022, 3pm (from Sun 17 Oct 2021
Friday 21 October 2022, 7.30pm (fromFri 22 Oct 2021)
Saturday 22 October 2022, 2pm (from Sat 23 Oct 2021)
Saturday 22 October 2022, 7.30pm (Sat 23 Oct 2021)

If you are unable to make the new dates, refunds are available by contacting the Civic Theatre Ticket Office on 4929 1977 or emailing civicticketoffice@ncc.nsw.gov.au by COB Tuesday 31 August.

Winner of Best Musical at both the Tony Awards and Olivier Awards, the musical biography that is Jersey Boys tells the tale of four scrappy young men from New Jersey – Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito – who find a magic sound that propels them from singing under streetlights to singing in spotlights all over the world.

Set in the 1960s, the show features hit after era-defining hits, including Oh What a Night, Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Dawn, My Eyes Adored You and Walk Like a Man.

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