September 24, 2012

Newsflash: Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling, and Jeremy Kushnier Head Back to JERSEY BOYS on Broadway Next Month!

September 24th, 2012

Jersey Boys LogoTo quote Tommy DeVito in JERSEY BOYS, “Is this like being in a f***in’ time machine, or what?”

Check out the news about the THREE returning cast members in JERSEY BOYS Broadway from

Jarrod Spector will reassume the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on October 2 at the August Wilson Theater. Drew Gehling and Jeremy Kushnier will also join the cast on October 9 as Bob Gaudio and Tommy DeVito, respectively. Spector is taking over for Tony winner John Lloyd Young, who will play his final performance on September 30, with Quinn VanAntwerp and Andy Karl scheduled to depart on October 7.

Spector joined the Broadway company of Jersey Boys in 2008 after touring with the show and opening the musical’s Chicago production. Gehling previously made his Broadway debut in the role of Bob Gaudio and has also appeared in the show’s Las Vegas, San Francisco and Chicago companies. He has also appeared on Broadway in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. Kushnier has toured with Jersey Boys and appeared on Broadway in Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent and Footloose.

Jersey Boys recently became Broadway’s 18th longest-running show, surpassing Hello, Dolly’s record with 2,845 performances. The Tony-winning musical also currently stars Matt Bogart as Nick Massi in addition to Peter Gregus, Mark Lotito, Miles Aubrey, Jared Bradshaw, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow, John Edwards, Russell Fischer, Kristofer McNeeley, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt and Taylor Sternberg.


  1. Wow – almost the entire Chicago cast I first saw! I need to get to NYC!! They’re all so great.

    Comment by Rose — September 25, 2012 @ 4:33 pm

  2. Another link to the Chicago cast, after Jarrod Spector moved on to Broadway, he was replaced as Frankie by Dominic Scaglione Jr.

    Comment by Kay Fellows — September 25, 2012 @ 6:00 pm

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