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John Lloyd Young on Entertaining the Clintons, His Favorite Jersey Boys Song & His Cafe Carlyle Concert

John Lloyd Young on Entertaining the Clintons, His Favorite Jersey Boys Song & His Cafe Carlyle Concert

Tony winner John Lloyd Young is back in the Broadway musical that made him a star, Jersey Boysbut when he’s not on stage at the August Wilson Theatre, fans can catch him in his new solo concert at Café Carlyle. Young is performing under the musical direction of Tommy Faragher from February 12 through 23 at the swanky ...

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Big Man In Town! Jersey Boys Toasts 3,000 Broadway Performances

Big Man In Town! Jersey Boys Toasts 3,000 Broadway Performances
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Bring out the cake! The cast of Jersey Boys celebrated its 3,000th performance on February 7, and after the performance, stars John Lloyd Young, Drew Gehling, Jeremy Kushnier and Matt Bogart gathered backstage at the August Wilson Theatre to toast and dig into a huge treat. Jersey Boys, which won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, is the ...

Patti LuPone Heads Downtown, Andy Karl Works His Way Back to Jersey & Passion Rises in This Week's Datebook

Patti LuPone Heads Downtown, Andy Karl Works His Way Back to Jersey & Passion Rises in This Week's Datebook

Welcome to February! There’s still plenty of time before planning your Valentine’s Day dinner and Oscar-watching party, so clear your calendar for the best stage-related events in the week ahead. Read on to get the scoop on the most exciting happenings in theater, TV, music and films in our calendar of events for Broadway lovers.


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Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey Boys as Frankie Valli

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey Boys as Frankie Valli

Tony-winning original Jersey Boys star John Lloyd Young returns to the hit musical as Frankie Valli on January 11 at the August Wilson Theatre. 

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 ...

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John Lloyd Young, Howard McGillin, Rebecca Luker & More Set for Cafe Carlyle Concerts

John Lloyd Young, Howard McGillin, Rebecca Luker & More Set for Cafe Carlyle Concerts

Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, Tony nominees Howard McGillin and Rebecca Luker and Amanda McBroom are the latest stars to book appearances at Cafe Carlyle, the popular nightclub in the Carlyle Hotel.

McGillin, who holds the title of world's longest running Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, will kick off the spring season alongside Luker (Mary Poppins) with ...

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Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Set to Return to Broadway's Jersey Boys

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Set to Return to Broadway's Jersey Boys

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 ...

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Top Five! Chaplin and Bring It On Video Blogs & Frankie Valli (Real and Fictional) Spark Most-Watched Videos

Top Five! Chaplin and Bring It On Video Blogs & Frankie Valli (Real and Fictional) Spark Most-Watched Videos

Every day, Broadway.com brings theater fans up close to their favorite stars and behind the scenes at their favorite shows with our popular, one-of-a-kind video features. Now, we're ranking our top-played videos with this weekly list. Here are the most-watched Broadway.com videos from August 28 to September 4.

1. Hedda's Headlines: Backstage at Chaplin with Jenn Colella, Episode ...

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Jake Gyllenhaal Rocks an Old Man Beard, Sutton Foster Is the New Miley Cyrus & More Lessons of the Week

Jake Gyllenhaal Rocks an Old Man Beard, Sutton Foster Is the New Miley Cyrus & More Lessons of the Week

Labor Day is right around the corner, but before the barbecues begin, it’s time to say goodbye to yet another exciting week on the Great White Way. From the Broadway ambitions of Sporty Spice to Jake Gyllenhaal’s sexy, sexy beard, the last seven days have been a whirlwind of fun headlines and surprises. Read below to find out what happened ...

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Jersey Boys Tony Winner John Lloyd Young on Singing Like Valli, Dining with Dali & Hiding Out as a Construction Worker

Jersey Boys Tony Winner John Lloyd Young on Singing Like Valli, Dining with Dali & Hiding Out as a Construction Worker

John Lloyd Young, who is back in Jersey Boys through September 30, stopped by Broadway.com to answer burning questions from fans like you!

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John Lloyd Young Talks Returning to Jersey Boys and 'Not Outshining' the Real Frankie Valli on CBS

John Lloyd Young Talks Returning to Jersey Boys and 'Not Outshining' the Real Frankie Valli on CBS

Jersey Boys welcomed back its original star John Lloyd Young this summer as the Tony winner returned to playing music icon Frankie Valli. Young recently sat down with CBS’ Dana Tyler to discuss why he was initially scared to return to the hit musical, his relationship with the real Frankie Valli, and how he spent his years away from the ...

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Too Good to Be True! Tony-Winning Jersey Boys Star John Lloyd Young Is Taking Your Questions

Too Good to Be True! Tony-Winning Jersey Boys Star John Lloyd Young Is Taking Your Questions

Six years after he took home the Best Actor Tony Award for Jersey Boys, John Lloyd Young is delighting Broadway audiences once again with his charismatic performance as Frankie Valli. Now this fan favorite is set to take a seat on the Broadway.com studio couch to answer your burning questions about his likes, dislikes and favorite memories from Jersey ...

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Top Five! John Lloyd Young Tells All, James Corden Gets Naked & More From This Week's Hottest Videos

Top Five! John Lloyd Young Tells All, James Corden Gets Naked & More From This Week's Hottest Videos

Every day, Broadway.com brings theater fans up close to their favorite stars and behind the scenes at their favorite shows with our popular, one-of-a-kind video features. Now, we're ranking our top-played videos with this weekly list. Here are the most-watched Broadway.com videos from July 24 to July 30.

1. The Book of Rory Episode 3: Book of ...

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Tony Winner John Lloyd Young on Kung Fu Fighting, Dating Lea Michele & His ‘Rich’ Return to Jersey Boys

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young on Kung Fu Fighting, Dating Lea Michele & His ‘Rich’ Return to Jersey Boys

Tony winner John Lloyd Young, who recently returned for a limited run in Jersey Boys, stopped by Show People with Paul Wontorek to chat about honoring Oreo cookies with his art, Kung Fu fighting fans, living "outside the box" and more.

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Squigs Marks John Lloyd Young’s Red Hot Return as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys

Squigs Marks John Lloyd Young’s Red Hot Return as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys

John Lloyd Young is back on Broadway as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, the role that garnered him a 2006 Tony Award for Best Actor. The musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who became one of the biggest pop music sensations of all ...

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Oh, What a Night! Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Celebrates His Return as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys

Oh, What a Night! Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Celebrates His Return as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys
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John Lloyd Young, the Tony-winning original star of Jersey Boys, walked like a man into the August Wilson Theatre on July 3 for a three-month return engagement as Frankie Valli in the jukebox musical. A week later, Broadway photographers were on hand to photograph the star's curtain call, alongside Matt Bogart as Nick Massi, Quinn VanAntwerp as Bob Gaudio ...

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Begins His Return Run as Frankie Valli in Broadway's Jersey Boys

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Begins His Return Run as Frankie Valli in Broadway's Jersey Boys

Tony-winning original Jersey Boys star John Lloyd Young returns to the hit musical as Frankie Valli on July 3 at the August Wilson Theatre. Young takes over the role from current star Jarrod Spector for a limited engagement through September 30.

Since winning the Tony Award for originating the role of Frankie Valli in 2006, Young has starred in ...

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Back in Jersey! Take a First Look at the Return of Tony Winner John Lloyd Young in Jersey Boys

Back in Jersey! Take a First Look at the Return of Tony Winner John Lloyd Young in Jersey Boys
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Oh, what a star! John Lloyd Young, the Tony-winning original Jersey Boys star, is set to return to the musical as Frankie Valli for a limited engagement from July 3 through September 30, taking over the role from current lead Jarrod Spector. Broadway.com has your first look at production photos of the Young with stars Matt Bogart as ...

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Return to Broadway's Jersey Boys

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Return to Broadway's Jersey Boys

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 ...

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Jersey Boys Christmas Album to Feature Tony Winner John Lloyd Young

Jersey Boys Christmas Album to Feature Tony Winner John Lloyd Young

Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, the rags-to-riches tale of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will celebrate this year's holiday season with the release of their new Christmas album. Seasons Greetings: A Jersey Boys Christmas features Tony winner John Lloyd Young, current Broadway star Jarrod Spector and cast members from around the globe singing a selection of Christmas classics in the ...

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John Lloyd Young to Perform at Theatre World Awards Ceremony; Presenters Include Jonathan Groff

John Lloyd Young to Perform at Theatre World Awards Ceremony; Presenters Include Jonathan Groff

Presenters and performers have been announced for the 2011 Theatre World Awards ceremony, which will be held on June 7 at the August Wilson Theatre. John Lloyd Young, a 2006 winner, will return to the stage on which he played Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys alongside fellow performers Karen Akers (Nine, 1982) and Ernestine Jackson (Raisin, 1974). The invitation-only ceremony ...

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John Lloyd Young Doesn't See a Glee Reunion with Ex-Girlfriend Lea Michele in His Future

John Lloyd Young Doesn't See a Glee Reunion with Ex-Girlfriend Lea Michele in His Future

Former Glee guest star John Lloyd Young isn’t expecting an invite back on the Fox series, at least not while Rachel Berry is walking the hallways of William McKinley High!

During a recent interview with the Dutch website MusicalWorld.tv, the Tony Award winner was asked if his season one character, Henri St. Pierre, a thumbless woodshop teacher addicted to ...

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John Lloyd Young Recalls a Close Encounter with Oprah on Tony Night

John Lloyd Young Recalls a Close Encounter with Oprah on Tony Night

When a Broadway debut yields a Best Actor Tony Award, it's obvious that the performer and role are perfectly matched. Such was the case when John Lloyd Young burst onto the Broadway scene as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys. In bringing the Four Seasons icon to life, Young gave a magnetic star turn (featuring an impeccable falsetto) and was rewarded ...

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Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Bedazzles in Mixed Media Art Show

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Bedazzles in Mixed Media Art Show

John Lloyd Young, who won a 2006 Best Actor Tony Award for playing Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, can add a new title to his resume: artist. According to The Los Angeles Times, Young debuted his mixed-media creations—most of them featuring rhinestone-covered packaged food—at a benefit show held at the home of Allee Wills, the Tony-nominated composer of The Color ...

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Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Debut Love Song on Valentine's Day

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Debut Love Song on Valentine's Day

Jersey Boys Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young will release a debut single on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2010. The song, titled "Love Believes," will be available exclusively on iTunes.

Although little is known of the song (or whether or not a full album will follow its release), a shirtless, tattooed Young appears on the artful cover of the ...

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John Lloyd Young Set for New Musical at O'Neill Center

John Lloyd Young Set for New Musical at O'Neill Center

Tony Award winning Jersey Boy John Lloyd Young will head to the O'Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, Connecticut, this summer, starring in Myth, one of several new musical works being presented as part of the National Music Theater Conference, established in 1978 to develop new works. Myth begins performances on June 29, and will play July 2, 4 and 5 ...

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