Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Start: Aug 14, 2016 7:30 PM
End: Aug 14, 2016 9:30 PM
Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70116, United States
The original Jersey boy himself, Frankie Valli is a true American legend. His incredible career with the Four Seasons, as well as his solo success, has spawned countless hit singles: unforgettable tunes like "Sherry," “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and of course, "Grease." His songs have been omnipresent in other iconic movies such as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing, Mrs. Doubtfire, Conspiracy Theory and The Wanderers. As many as 200 artists have done cover versions of Frankie's "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," from Nancy Wilson's jazz treatment to Lauryn Hill's hip-hop makeover.
Valli’s long-lasting career has led to the overwhelming success of the Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS, which chronicles Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons incredible career and features all of their greatest hits. The JERSEY BOYS juggernaut has now been seen by over 23 million people worldwide, won 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical (2006), and is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; and cities across the U.S. on a National Tour. It is the 12th longest running show in Broadway history.
In 2014, Frankie Valli’s life story was once again featured. This time in the film adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, directed by Academy Award winning director Clint Eastwood. Valli also returned to acting in Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy, And So It Goes. The film starred Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, and was release July 18, 2014. Frankie recently appeared on this past season of Hawaii 5-0 and AMC series, The Making of the Mob. His mega hit BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame 2015.
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons have sold over 175 million records worldwide. They continue to tour throughout the U.S. and abroad to packed houses receiving nightly standing ovations from thrilled fans of multiple generations.
This show is part of the Chevron Great Performances Series