Tony-winning original Jersey Boys star John Lloyd Young will return to the musical as Frankie Valli for a limited engagement from July 3 through September 30 at the August Wilson Theatre. Young takes over the role from current star Jarrod Spector.
Since winning the Tony Award for originating the role of Frankie Valli in 2006, Young has starred in the indie film comedy Oy Vey! My Son is Gay, dabbled in mixed-media pop art and guest-starred on Glee.
The Tony-winning musical currently stars Matt Bogart as Nick Massi, Quinn VanAntwerp as Bob Gaudio and Andy Karl as Tommy DeVito. The Jersey Boys cast also includes Peter Gregus, Mark Lotito Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, Jared Bradshaw, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow, John Edwards, Russell Fischer, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt and Taylor Sternberg.