Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons to Perform at Segerstrom Center, 8/16
Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to Orange County on August 16, 2014. Single tickets, which start at $49 are available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 20 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746.
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 with unforgettable tunes such as "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)," "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 Valli's "Can't Take My Eyes off You," from Nancy Wilson's jazz treatment to Lauryn Hill's hip-hop makeover.
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons have sold more than 100 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.
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 Broadway juggernaut, which opened on Broadway in 2005, has been now been seen by more than 18 million people worldwide. It currently boasts six companies: Broadway, London, Las Vegas, U.S. national tour, The Netherlands and Asia tours. In 2006, JERSEY BOYS won four Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Cast Album. In 2009, it won the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, and as of April 9, 2014, it will be the 13th longest running show in Broadway history.
In 2014, Valli's life story will once again be featured, this time in the film adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, directed by Academy Award®-winning director Clint Eastwood. The film is set to be released by Warner Brothers June 20, 2014 and is executive produced by Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli. Valli has also signed on for Rob Reiner's next romantic comedy, And So It Goes, where he will co-star alongside Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.
For more information, please visit www.FrankieValliFourSeasons.com.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is unique as both an acclaimed arts institution and as a multi-disciplinary cultural campus. It is committed to supporting artistic excellence on all of its stages, offering unsurpassed experiences, and engaging the entire community in new and exciting ways through the unique power of live performance and a diverse array of inspiring programs.
Previously called the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Center traces its roots back to the late 1960s when a dedicated group of community leaders decided Orange County should have its own world-class performing arts venue.
As Orange County's largest non-profit arts organization, Segerstrom Center for the Arts owns and operates the 3,000-seat Segerstrom Hall and intimate 250-seat Founders Hall, which opened in 1986, and the 2,000-seat Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, which opened in 2006 and also houses the 500-seat Samueli Theater, the Lawrence and Kristina Dodge Education Center's studio performance space and Boeing Education Lab. A spacious arts plaza anchors Segerstrom Center for the Arts and is home to numerous free performances throughout the year as part of Segerstrom Center for the Arts' ongoing Free for All series.
The Center presents a broad range of programming each season for audiences of all ages from throughout Orange County and beyond, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, contemporary artists, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming, free performances open to the public from outdoor movie screenings to dancing on the plaza and many other special events. It offers many education programs designed to inspire young people through the arts. These programs reach hundreds of thousands of students of all ages with vital arts-in-education programs, enhancing their studies and enriching their lives well into the future.
In addition to the presenting and producing institution Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the 14-acre campus also embraces the facilities of two independent acclaimed organizations: Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory and a site designated as the future home of the Orange County Museum of Art.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is also proud to serve as the artistic home to three of the region's major performing arts organizations: Pacific Symphony, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and the Pacific Chorale, who contribute greatly to the artistic life of the region with annual seasons at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.