John Lloyd Young to Reprise Tony-Winning Role as Frankie Valli in West End's Jersey Boys
By Mark Shenton
John Lloyd Young will reprise his Tony-winning performance as Frankie Valli in the West End's Jersey Boys, when the show moves from its current home at the Prince Edward Theatre to begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre March 15.
Young, who will appear in the London production through April 27 only, originated the role of Frankie Valli on Broadway in 2006, for which he won the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards as well as the Tony. He also plays Frankie Valli in Clint Eastwood's imminent film version, due in June 2014.
Also joining the new company at the Piccadilly will be Matt Nalton, who will be making his West End debut as Nick Massi. Edd Post and Jon Boydon will continue as Bob Gaudio and Tommy De Vito, respectively, and Michael Watson will play the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances.
Also in the cast will be Nicola Brazil, Sophie Carmen-Jones, Thomas Goodridge, Lucinda Gill, Matthew Hunt, Mark Isherwood, Charlotte Jeffery, Ben Jennings, Stuart King, Sandy Moffat, Sean Mulligan, Tom Senior, Emma Stephens, Matt Thorpe, Graham Vick, Ben Wheeler and Rob Wilshaw.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 482 5151, or visit www.jerseyboyslondon.com.
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