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‘Jersey Boys’ coming to Civic Center in July, August

DES MOINES – The Tony, Grammy, and Oliver Award-winning hit musical “Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, returns to the Civic Center July 24 through Aug. 4 as part of the Willis Broadway Series presented by Des Moines Performing Arts.

“Jersey Boys” is the winner of the 2006 Best Musical Tony Award, the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia).

The premiere engagement of “Jersey Boys” in Des Moines was an overwhelming success, seen by over 34,000 theatergoers. “Jersey Boys” worldwide has been seen by over 16 million people as of September 2012.

Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff, “Jersey Boys” is written by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.

“Jersey Boys” is part of the Willis Broadway Series presented in Des Moines by Des Moines Performing Arts.  

“Jersye Boys” is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi.  This is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time.

They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide — all before they were thirty. 

“Jersey Boys” opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005.

The “Jersey Boys” first national tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on Dec. 1, 2006, played a record-breaking run in Los Angeles and is still breaking house records in cities across North America.

“Jersey Boys” is currently playing in New York, London, Las Vegas, Brisbane, Australia; and across the U.S. on two national tours.  

“Jersey Boys” is coming soon to Adelaide, Australia; Singapore; and Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tickets for “Jersey Boys” begin at $25. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.

For more information, visit or

Tickets for “Jersey Boys” are currently on sale at the Civic Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster locations, charge-by-phone at (800) 745-8000 and online at 

Groups of 15 or more should call (515) 246-2340. 



• July 24, 7:30 p.m.

• July 25, 2 p.m.

• July 25, 7:30 p.m.

• July 26, 7:30 p.m.

• July 27 2 p.m.

• July 27, 7:30 p.m.

• July 28, 1 p.m.

• July 28, 6:30 p.m.

• July 30, 7:30 p.m.

• July 31, 7:30 p.m.

• Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m.

• Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m.

• Aug. 3, 2 p.m.

• Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.

• Aug. 4, 1:00 p.m.

• Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m.

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