FRANKI VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS Celebrate 50th Anniversary with First Broadway Concert
Published: August 15, 2012 - 8:46am
A Broadway Concert Event (Robert Ahrens, Eva Price and Manny Kladitis) and Live Nation (Jason Stone) are proud to present for the first time in concert on the Great White Way, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway.
After years of playing thousands of venues from San Francisco to Savannah to Sydney, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will celebrate the their 50th anniversary at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) in an all new concert production for a limited 7 performance engagement from Friday, October 19 through Saturday, October 27, 2012.
“I am honored to have been able to spend my life doing what I love to do,” said Frankie Valli, “I’ve performed around the world in every size theater imaginable, but it has always been my dream to play Broadway.”
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway will feature all of their greatest hits and Mr. Valli’s solo hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don't Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Dawn (Go Away),” “Rag Doll,” “Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye),” “Let's Hang On!” “Working My Way Back To You,” “Can't Take My Eyes Off You,” “Grease,” "My Eyes Adored You," “Who Loves You” and “December ‘63 (Oh What A Night),” along with a variety of musical surprises.
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons scored 30 Billboard Top 40 hits, and Frankie Valli scored 9 Billboard Top 40 hits as a solo artist. In 1990 Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Born Francis Stephen Castelluccio in Newark, New Jersey, Frankie Valli began his career as a solo singer recording under the names Frank Valley and Frank Valley and the Travelers. He joined the Variatones in 1954, and they made their first records as the Four Lovers and scored their first hit in 1962 when they became the Four Seasons. Valli embarked on a successful solo recording career, starting with “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)” and “(You’re Gonna) Hurt Yourself” in 1965. As an actor Valli had a recurring role on HBO’s “The Sopranos,” and in 2007 Valli released his latest studio album, Romancing The ’60s. Valli has never stopped performing and continues to tour internationally.
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway plays Friday, Oct 19 @ 8pm, Saturday, Oct 20 @ 8pm, Sunday, Oct 21 @ 7pm, Tuesday, Oct. 23 @ 7pm, Wednesday, Oct 24 @ 7pm, Friday, Oct. 26 @ 8pm and Saturday, Oct. 27 @ 8pm. Tickets, ranging in price from $62 - $147, can be purchased through www.telecharge.com (212-239-6200). For more information, please visit www.frankievallionbroadway.com.
Citi® is the official credit card of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS ON BROADWAY. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Sunday, August 19 at 10am through Thursday, August 23 at 10pm through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway go on sale to the general public at 10pm on Thursday, August 23, 2012, through www.telecharge.com (212-239-6200).