BWW TV: Randy Rainbow On the Scene at Opening Night of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: The One. The Only. The Original. opened on Broadway on Friday night, October 19th and runs through Saturday, October 27, 2012. BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene, where he chatted with Valli about the big opening. Check out what he had to say below!
Presented by A Broadway Concert Event (Robert Ahrens, Eva Price and Manny Kladitis) and Live Nation (Jason Stone), Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: The One. The Only. The Original. marks the first time the group will play Broadway. After years of playing thousands of venues from San Francisco to Savannah to Sydney, Frankie Valliand the Four Seasons will celebrate the their 50th anniversary at the Broadway Theatre in an all new concert production for a limited seven performances.
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: The One. The Only. The Original. features 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.
For more information, visit www.frankievallionbroadway.com.
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