|Photo by Joan Marcus|
Young, who also won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards, played a limited run July 3-Sept. 30, 2012.
He succeeds Jarrod Spector, who played his final performance Dec. 30, 2012, after six years and over 1,500 performances in the role spanning the Broadway, Chicago and national tour companies.
Lloyd Young joins a cast that features Matt Bogart (Nick Massi), Drew Gehling (Bob Gaudio) and Jeremy Kushnier (Tommy DeVito) as The Four Seasons; with Peter Gregus and Mark Lotito. The company also includes Miles Aubrey, Candi Boyd, Jared Bradshaw, Charl Brown, Cara Cooper, Ken Dow, Russell Fischer, Kristofer McNeeley, Katie O’Toole, Joe Payne, Jessica Rush, Dominic Scaglione Jr., Nathan Scherich, Sara Schmidt, Taylor Sternberg.
Jersey Boys is written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, direction by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
Jersey Boys is the recipient of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 2009 Olivier Award for Best Musical. The Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Bob Gaudio, received the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The Broadway production also won the 2006 Outer Critics Circle & Drama League Awards for Best Musical.
The Broadway production opened Nov. 6, 2005, at the August Wilson Theatre.
For more information visit JerseyBoysBroadway.com.