The Jersey Boys ends its run at the Piccadilly Theatre on 26th March, and it has just been announced that it is to go on a an international tour starting in October of this year. Selladoor, who have previously toured productions of Avenue Q, James and The Giant Peach and Seussical around the world, will take the production to Dubai and China opening at the Dubai Opera on 11th October before heading off to Shanghai, Nanjing, Guangzhou and Beijing, with further dates to be announced.
Selladoor have also announced a deal to tour a new production of The Producers worldwide later this year. Further details are yet to be announced.
David Hutchinson, executive creative producer of Selladoor said: 'With the tour of Jersey Boys announced today and at least one other large scale production in the pipeline to tour internationally in the autumn, we are making huge steps towards achieving our goal to present work to the widest possible audience.We are committed to expanding our connections and goals internationally and in the wake of turbulent political horizons are driven to continue to break down cultural borders and build solid worldwide partnerships.'