The performance had its share of light and dark moments, where if on the one side these boys manage to carve out a space for themselves as astute and talented performers, yet, they are unable to get rid of the dark shadow of the mafia linkage and poverty that defined their urban background.
The play encapsulates the life and times of the group, packaging and presenting it as a nostalgic remembrance of something moving and enrapturing. The show happened to be crisply fast paced, punctuated by more than ample moments of urban humor and laughter, which indeed imparted a tinge of lightness to an otherwise moving plot having its share of dark and grim moments. They much liberal exploitation of music made the play a much lighter and invigorating experience and the fast pace combined with a comparatively lighter tonality added to its overall appeal. The play allowed for an assemblage of perspectives, as it is narrated from the point of view of varied members of the Four Seasons group. This multiplicity of viewpoints is immaculately used in the play to weave the story of the ascendance of a group of four boys born and brought up amidst urban squalor and crime to the dizzying heights of fame, as they moved the hearts of millions of fans and music lovers.
The struggle of these four boys justified by the success they achieved is movingly presented to the accompaniment of soundtracks from Frankie Valli and his band the Four Seasons. The hits like “Big Boys don’t cry”, ‘Dawn” and “Walk like a Man” imbued the theatre with a stimulating and palpitating sense of harmony, showcasing the golden hits that made these boys a rage amongst the music lovers of all ages and times. All the actors did do a remarkable job, bringing an emphatic and earnest charm to all the four characters that signified their appeal and immense following. One also does need to praise the musical abilities of most of the