Tony winner John Lloyd Young will return to the role of Frankie Valli in Broadway's Jersey Boys on January 11, 2013 for a limited engagement. This marks Young’s third engagement as Valli. He originated the role in 2005, and returned to the musical for a three-month run on Broadway this summer. He replaces Jarrod Spector, who exits the production on December 30. The role will be played by Dominic Scaglione Jr. for performances from December 31 through January 10.
The Tony-winning musical, which follows the rise of Frankie Valli and his chart-toppin group the Four Seasons, currently stars Matt Bogart as Nick Massi, Drew Gehling as Bob Gaudio and Jeremy Kushnier as Tommy DeVito. The cast also features Peter Gregus, Mark Lotito, Miles Aubrey, Jared Bradshaw, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow, John Edwards, Russell Fischer, Kristofer McNeeley, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt and Taylor Sternberg.
Young earned a 2006 Best Actor Tony for his Broadway debut as Frankie Valli. He starred in the indie film Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! and appeared on Glee. His off-Broadway credits include The Summer of Swans and Sarah, Plain and Tall.