Preston Truman Boyd
Preston is so grateful to be a part of the Jersey Boys family! You have recently seen him as “The Monster” in the first national tour of Young Frankenstein. NY Credits: Republic (Liam). NY Readings/Workshops: On A Clear Day, Wallenberg, Hilltop House. Regional: Les Misérables (Grantaire), Singin’ in the Rain (Production Tenor), Oklahoma! (Slim), The Muny; KC Starlight. Working (the Mason) at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland. NFAA winner with Placido Domingo, Coral Gables. TV: “Guiding Light.” 2008 CCM grad. Thanks be to God, the Gage Group, Tara and Merri. Love to Mom, Dad, Haley and the Fam! Love to Sydney. www.prestontrumanboyd.com
Joseph Leo Bwarie
Joseph opened Jersey Boys Las Vegas before hitting the open road. Favorites from his early years: Highway to Heaven, Mama's Family, The Addams Family, Radio Flyer, Batman Returns, seaQuest DSV. He's performed on the Academy Awards, the Tony Awards & originated 'Chachi' in Happy Days: A New Musical. A member of LA's award-winning Troubadour Theater Co, he also co-wrote/directed a series of original musicals produced by Garry Marshall's Falcon Theatre. Recent Film/TV: The Princess Diaries 2, Race to Witch Mountain as 'Frankie Valet,' and Valentine's Day. Emerson College graduate. California native. Thanks to all who made this dream a reality.
John hails from Edgewood, Kentucky, and dedicates this performance to his ever-supportive family. As a singer/songwriter, John’s CD “The Way We Weren’t” is available on iTunes. Before Jersey Boys, John played Timon in the national tour of The Lion King. Regional: Big River, Much Ado About Nothing, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Christmas Carol, The Tempest. Television: All My Children. BFA, Northern Kentucky University. MFA, Alabama Shakespeare Festival. John’s favorite roles include: Hamlet, Jean Valjean, King Lear, Othello & Darth Vader… and someday he hopes to play them. Special thanks to Nonni for my first acting gig in our imaginary bed fort.
Michael is honored to return to Jersey Boys, having received a Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination for his “Nick Massi” in Toronto. Born and raised in rural Stettler, Alberta, Michael graduated Sheridan College's Music Theatre Program. Favorite credits include: Hairspray (Corny), Grease (Kenickie), Miss Saigon, I Love You, You're Perfect..., Forever Plaid (Smudge), Footloose, A Chorus Line, Cabaret (Cliff), Guys and Dolls, Rocky Horror (Brad). Michael has worked as a director, music director, arranger, and voice-over artist. Many thanks to the Jersey Boys family, current and past Jersey cast & crew-mates, Bruce, the TH Crew, my incredible family, and Caden. www.michaellomenda.com.
Bob Crewe and others
Jonathan was last seen on Broadway channeling Marvin Hamlisch and Michael Bennett in A Class Act. Tours: Into the Woods, Joseph..., Fiddler on the Roof, Forbidden Broadway (Australia). Off-Broadway: Finian's Rainbow, Theda Bara and the Frontier Rabbi, Kuni-Leml. Favorite regional: Dirty Blonde, White Christmas, Loves Labours Lost, Call Me Madam, Yiddle with a Fiddle (Boston Herald Award). TV: "Another World," "Sex and the City." BFA from NCSA, MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College.
Gyp DeCarlo and others
Broadway: The Light in the Piazza, Conversations With My Father, The Boys From Syracuse. Off-Broadway: Gemini, Mad Forest, My Night with Reg. Regional: Hamlet, Othello, Antony & Cleopatra, Three Sisters, Sweeney Todd, A View From the Bridge, Last of the Boys. Television: "Johnny-Boy Soprano" on The Sopranos. Film: Carlito's Way, Maid in Manhattan, Turn the River, Shark Tale, The Wild, 13 Conversations About One Thing. Film Producer: Things That Hang From Trees. Graduate of Stanford and NYU.
Proud AEA member. Broadway/Tours: Beauty and the Beast, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Ragtime. Regional: Footloose, Mame, Cabaret. Concert Tours: Perry Como, Kenny Rogers. TV/Film: "One Life to Live," "Law & Order," "Sex and the City," A Beautiful Mind. Thanks to family, friends, Floyd, Emma and Jay for everything. For Mom.
Lorraine and others
Lauren is thrilled to join the Jersey Boys tour, having been an original Chicago cast member. Tour: Pippin (Fastrada u/s) Regional: PaperMill, Goodspeed, T.U.T.S. Special thanks: JB creative team, Merri/Tara Rubin Casting, Prestige Management. Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory. AEA. Endless love to the Lord, my family and TGC. Favorite role: wife to Shawn.
Joey and others
Frank, from the Bronx, NY, is thrilled to be a Jersey Boy! Broadway: An Inspector Calls. Tour: Oliver. TV: Hudson Street, AMC, ATWT. Film: Jungle 2 Jungle, A Tale of Two Pizzas. Frankie was a member of the Platinum selling musical group Dreamstreet. Thanks to parents for their love and support.
John Michael Dias
Frankie Valli Alternate
John is thrilled to join his new Jersey Boys family after playing Frankie Valli in the original Chicago Company. Originally from Tiverton, Rhode Island, John attended The Boston Conservatory and earned his BFA in musical theatre. National Tour: Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim). Other credits: Tokyo Disney, Grease (Sonny); Fulton Theatre, Annie (Bert Healy); New Bedford Festival Theatre, Street Scene (Sam Kaplan), Stop the World! (Littlechap), Screams of Kitty Genovese (Winston). Thanks to his ridiculously supportive family, friends, Katie Agresta, Steven and Jersey. Also thanks to the Dodgers for this opportunity. Proud member of Actors Equity. Johnmichaeldias.com.
Norm Waxman and others
Buck is humbled and honored to be part of Jersey Boys. This performance is for everyone who encouraged him to follow his heart, and for his wife who made huge sacrifices so he could pursue his dreams. He's thankful he doesn't have to bartend for a while. For Bebe Jahn.
Francine and others
NYC: Young Emily in Follies (Encores!). National Tours: Dr. Dolittle (with Tommy Tune), 42nd Street, Footloose and Titanic. Other credits: Liza in Seven Brides... (Papermill), Ruby in Dames at Sea (Helen Hayes Theatre Co.), Marty in Grease (DCT), and Hope in Anything Goes (Artpark). Thanks Mommers! Here's to hope!
Mauricio is honored to be a part of Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: Miss Abigail’s Guide…, Altar Boyz. Regional: Straz Center, Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Arvada Center. Thanks to Mom, Dad, family, friends, Krasny Office, Mary, Dodgers, and Agresta. This one’s for his father, Cef, the man he admires most. Proud AEA member, Sinfonian. www.mperez.net
Billy Dixon and others
Timothy is originally from Northampton, MA and graduated from Wagner College, Staten Island, NY. Timmy was previously seen in the Chicago company of Jersey Boys. Other credits include national tours of Tommy, Grease, Gypsy and the Broadway company of Footloose. 1, 2, 3...
Kyli is elated to be joining the Jersey Boys family! National/International Tours: Mamma Mia!, Grease, Fame. Regional Favorites: Footloose (Ariel), Aida (Amneris), Cats (Bombalurina), Tarzan (Jane). Many thanks to JB creative team, Merri/Tara Rubin Casting, Thomas Scott/DDO, and my incredibly supportive family and friends. Proud member of AEA.
Broadway: Jersey Boys, Movin' Out, Hairspray. 1st National Tour: Movin' Out. Off-Broadway: Molly's Dream. TV soundtracks: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "The Today Show," MTV. Film soundtrack: Romance & Cigarettes. His band with his wife Shauna is called Champagne Francis. www.champagnefrancis.com.
Las Vegas: Jersey Boys (Mary Delgado/Dance Captain), Tours: Jersey Boys, Hairspray (Dance Captain, Swing), Grease starring Frankie Avalon (Rizzo). Training: Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, BM/CUA. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Christine and my amazing husband, Hector!
National Tour: Beauty and the Beast (Belle u/s). European Tours: Saturday Night Fever (Stephanie Mangano), Grease (Sandy). Canada: Dames at Sea (Ruby). TV: John Woo's "Once a Thief." Thanks to family and friends. She is thrilled to be a part of this fantastic show.
Broadway: Jersey Boys, Spring Awakening, Young Frankenstein, Mary, Pirate Queen, Movin' Out. 1st National Tour: Spring Awakening. Off Broadway: Toxic Avenger, Rooms, Jaques Brel. Bass sub for the Big Apple Circus Band. Ants Marching (DMB Tribute Band). Mark is endorsed by D'addario strings. www.markverdino.com.
Donald Webber Jr.
Barry Belson and others
Jersey Boys and touring debut! Theater: Stevie Wonder (Untitled Motown Project), Venice (Center Theatre Group), Starmites, Dreamgirls, Urinetown. Film: Leave It On the Floor. TV: American Idol 9 (top 40). BFA acting from University of Southern California. Thank you God, family, friends; Mom & Dad - I love you, DV.
Hank Majewski and others
Broadway: A Chorus Line (Al), White Christmas (Phil u/s), 42nd Street (Billy u/s). Regional: The Light in the Piazza (Fabrizio), Spamalot - Las Vegas (Patsy / Herbert u/s), Mame - Kennedy Center, Gypsy (Tulsa) and West Side Story (Action). Many thanks to all his teachers, Professional Artists, and his amazing family! Go Cardinals!
Off‐Broadway: My Big Gay Italian Wedding (Mario). Broadway Tours: Legally Blonde: The Musical! (Nikos/US Warner), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy Smith). Regional: Altar Boyz (Chicago Company, Juan). BFA Musical Theater from SUNY Buffalo. Thank you Bart and John from Frontier International Booking.