Cast

Nick CosgroveNick Cosgrove
Frankie Valli
Nick is extremely grateful and honored to be a part of the Jersey Boys family. Off Broadway: Where's Charley? (Encores!) Regional: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), The Sound of Music (Rolf), Snapshots (Danny), Titanic (Fleet). NY Readings/Workshops: Saving Aimee (Charlie Chaplin), Natural Woman (Neil Sedaka), It’s a Wonderful Life (Harry Bailey), Wanda’s World (Ty Belvedere), Tuck Everlasting (dir. Casey Nicholaw). BFA in Acting/Music Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University. Special thanks to the Jersey Boys creative team, Dodgers, Merri/Tara Rubin Casting, Katie Agresta, The Muny and Wolf Talent Group. Proud AEA. Endless love and gratitude to Mom and Dad.

John GardinerJohn Gardiner
Tommy DeVito
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.

Miles JacobyMiles Jacoby
Bob Gaudio
A Boston native, Miles couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of the Jersey Boys national tour! Favorite New York credits: the Drama Desk Nominated New York Premiere of These Seven Sicknesses (Hyllus) at The Flea Theater; Woyzeck (Drum Major); True Love (Edward). Regional: A Streetcar Named Desire (Barrington Stage), Zombies Actually (New Orleans Fringe Festival); Two Slatterns and a King (Williamstown Theater Workshop). Additional favorite roles include Roger in RENT, Floyd Collins in Floyd Collins, and Wolf/Prince in Into the Woods. B.A. Yale University. Special thanks to Merri/Tara Rubin Casting, Craig Holzberg at Avalon Artists Group, Vicki Shaghoian, and my ever supportive family. www.milesjacoby.com

Michael LomendaMichael Lomenda
Nick Massi
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.

Jonathan HadleyJonathan Hadley
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.

Donnie KehrDonnie Kehr
Gyp DeCarlo and others
Donnie was in the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys and is happy to return. Broadway: Billy Elliot, The Human Comedy, Aida and The Who’s Tommy. TV: "Late Night with David Letterman", "Tonight Show with Jay Leno", and "Today Show with Katie Couric". He is founder/executive director of the Path Fund.org and producer of RockersOnBroadway.com, a concert series benefiting arts education and BC/EFA. Donnie would like to thank the producers and creative team of Jersey Boys.

Tommaso AnticoTommaso Antico
Hank Majewski and others
Tommaso is thrilled to be part of the Jersey Boys Family. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz, The Donkey Show, My Big Gay Italian Wedding. National Tours: Hairspray, Cabaret, Altar Boyz. TV/Film: Enchanted, Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire, The Other Guys. Print: Italian Vogue. Thank you Merri, creative team, MSA, nieces, nephews, Harley & Victor.

Candi BoydCandi Boyd
Universal Swing
BFA Point Park University. Credits: Jersey Boys (Swing – national tour), Annie (Lily – Northern Stage), Hair, Contact, Anything Goes (Reno – Pittsburgh Playhouse), Happy Embalmer (NYMF) and JC Superstar (KC Starlight). Thanks to Merri, her amazing parents, the Buddies and the best husband in history.
www.candiboyd.com.

Travis CloerChristopher DeAngelisChristopher DeAngelis
Swing
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.

Lauren DeCierdoLauren DeCierdo
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.

Frank GalassoFrank Galasso
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.

Miguel Jarquin-MorelandMiguel Jarquin-Moreland
Frankie Valli alternate
Theatre: Buddy Holly (Walnut St. Theatre); Kingdom (Old Globe); Rent (National Tour); Saint-Ex; Street Lights; Godspell; Dracula, Host & Guest, Master & Margarita (Synetic Theatre). Film/TV: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Great Fight, One Life to Live, At the Top of the Pyramid. B.M. in Musical Theatre from Catholic University.

Justin LonesomeJustin Lonesome
Barry Belson and others
Justin is a native of Baltimore, MD and is incredibly excited to perform with Jersey Boys! Credits: Jersey Boys (1st National Tour), Oliver, Curtains, A Chorus Line, Annie (Pittsburgh CLO). He sends gratitude to his friends, Merri, & Lori. BA Point Park University. Love you Mom!

Mauricio Perez Mauricio Pérez
Swing
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

Brian SilvermanTimothy Quinlan
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 RaeKyli Rae
Swing
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.

Brian SilvermanBrian Silverman
Thug, Guitars
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.

Sam StrasfeldSam Strasfeld
Norm Waxman and others
Sam is thrilled and honored to be joining this incredible production. Broadway: Scandalous, Mary Poppins. West End: Peggy Sue Got Married. Selected Regional: Follies (Ahmanson Theater/ Kennedy Center), Chicago (MUNY), Shaw Festival (four seasons), Stratford Shakespeare Festival (three seasons). Much love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Gaby, Renée and Julien.

Leslie TaylorLeslie Taylor
Francine and others
Credits: Legally Blonde, Hairspray, The Producers (Marriott), Annie (Fireside), Happy Days (Gateway), BA: Columbia College, NOCCA alum. Thanks to the creative team, Merri/Tara Rubin Casting, Dodgers, Naomi and Scott at Talent Express, Mom, Dad, Colin, Laura, CS, and my amazing friends. JR: Working my way back to you, bebe!

Kara TremelKara Tremel
Mary Delgado
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.


Mark VerdinoMark Verdino
Thug, Bass
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.

Adam ZelaskoAdam Zelasko
Swing
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.

Ben Hartman
Music Director
Ben has been the Associate Conductor of the Jersey Boys 1st National Tour since 2010, having originally worked with the Chicago company. Education: Ithaca College (B.Mus), University of Chicago (Ph.D, forthcoming). Original compositions performed by Grammy Award-winning ensembles the Pacifica String Quartet and eighth blackbird. Jacob K. Javits and Whiting Dissertation Fellow. Broadway: Gypsy of the Year. Other credits: Buddy!, Chess, City of Angels. Love to Mom and Dad. Thanks to Ron, Smitti, Samorian, Chuck, and Ginger.

Larry Baker
Production Stage Manager
Larry comes to us directly from the Jersey Boys Chicago Company. Broadway: Mamma Mia!, National Tour: Elaine Stritch at Liberty, Rent, Heartstrings. Regional: Drury Lane, Canon, Desert Inn, St. Nicholas, Long Beach Civic Light, Melody Top, Disneyland, Eldorado, Marriott and Victory Gardens. Thanks to Richard.

Jack McLeod
Stage Manager
Thrilled to be a proud member of the Jersey Boys family. Seven Broadway credits including the Tony Award winning musical Avenue Q and revival of Boeing-Boeing. Ten years of regional theatre productions across the United States. Thirteen years of National & International touring productions. For FAF.

Jay Carey
Assistant Stage Manager
Jay is thrilled to be full time on Jersey Boys after being a substitute stage manager on the 1st National Tour & recently the 2nd National Tour. Recent credits include Asst. Stage Manager God of Carnage & Red at Virginia Stage Company. Thanks to the “Jersey Boys Family”, my own family, and especially Chris & the pups.