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Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
stars in Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS
in theatres everywhere June 20, 2014




 

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John Lloyd Young has been appointed
by President Barack Obama to the
President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

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He was sworn in by Justice Elena Kagan, November 2013,
at the Supreme Court of the United States of America.


 

 

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My Turn...

Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young's
debut album available on
iTunes

click here



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Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
starred in JERSEY BOYS on the West End
March 15 - April 27, 2014
Piccadilly Theatre, London




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photo by Jenny Anderson © 2012, Broadway.com

Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
ended a limited-engagement return
to Broadway's JERSEY BOYS
July 28, 2013





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The National Endowment for the Arts'
Paulette Beete interviews
Tony Award winner
John Lloyd Young
for NEA's Art Works Blog

click here for interview

 

 

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John Lloyd Young at the Cafe Carlyle
photo: Michelle V. Agins, The New York Times

John Lloyd Young
headlined New York's famous

Café Carlyle

click here to read:
New York Times review
New York Daily News profile

 

JLY hosted in his audience friends and donors of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research.  The following day, they made a $100,000 donation for AIDS Research in JLY's name.  JLY thanks his friends for their ongoing enthusiasm and generosity.


 

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the blog
 




 

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John Lloyd Young, Darlene Love and orchestra perform at Carnegie Hall
 
John Lloyd Young
played New York's
Carnegie Hall

with the Tim Janis Ensemble
in a special tribute to friend,
recent Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer,
Darlene Love


John Lloyd Young and Darlene Love


 

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John Lloyd Young sings with the Beach Boys, onstage at the Kennedy Center


 John Lloyd Young was privileged
to perform at Washington D.C.'s
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

with

The Beach Boys,
Marvin Hamlisch, conducting the
National Symphony Orchestra;
and country star, Lorrie Morgan

hosted by
Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan
and John Stamos

in a concert for our returning troops
and leaders of the U.S. Government and the Armed Forces


 

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John Lloyd Young at L.A.'s Staples Center

Tony and Grammy winner John Lloyd Young
sings the National Anthem for the
2012 Stanley Cup Champions
The L.A. Kings
 

L.A. Kings Hockey
http://kings.nhl.com


 

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John Lloyd Young performs for Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang, October 2011
(photo: Bob Stone)

 

John Lloyd Young has headlined Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camps' New York City Halloween celebration, along with Tony and Emmy Award winner, Lillias White.

 

Lillias White


John Lloyd Young and friends at rehearsals for the 2009 Gala
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Ashford, CT

Please visit www.holeinthewallgang.org for more
information about this very special organization.


 

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Grammy Award winning
JERSEY BOYS cast album certified


by the
Recording Industry Association of America



John Lloyd Young
lead vocals
 

JERSEY BOYS at the Tony Awards:
click
here

 

New York Times
JERSEY BOYS review...

click here
 

 

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Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young was the first-ever guest star invited to appear on Ryan Murphy's FOX TV comedy, the Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning hit,




 

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John Lloyd Young was invited to appear at ABC's Jimmy Kimmel's Feast of L.A., the Festival of San Gennaro


John Lloyd Young

benefitting the San Gennaro Foundation of Los Angeles
Hollywood, CA

www.jimmykimmellive.com
 

 

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Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
onstage at JERSEY BOYS Broadway's August Wilson Theatre
photo: Walter McBride/Broadwayworld.com

JERSEY BOYS Tony Award and Theatre World Award winner
John Lloyd Young returned to Broadway's August Wilson Theatre,
home of JERSEY BOYS, to open the 67th Annual Theatre World Awards

along with fellow presenters and past Theatre World Award winners, Billy Crudup, Gabriel Byrne, Edie Falco, Tovah Feldsuh, Blythe Danner and more...


 


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l-r: John Lloyd Young, Theodore Bikel and Paul Kropfl in THE CHOSEN
2004 Paper Mill Playhouse, NJ / (photo: Pedro Portal)

John Lloyd Young appeared in Hollywood for a concert benefiting The Actors Fund, accompanied by his friend, Gerald Sternbach. 

Evening hosted by actor, singer, activist, Emmy winner and friend,
Theodore Bikel

www.actorsfund.org

Pantages Theatre, Hollywood

click above for video




 

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John Lloyd Young as "Marius" in Les Miserables in Concert, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
photo: © Lily Lim, 2008

John Lloyd Young starred as "Marius"
in the Hollywood Bowl production of



Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

 

click here for video of
"Empty Chairs at Empty Tables"
 

 

 

Tony Award Winner (Best Actor)

Drama Desk Award Winner (Outstanding Lead Actor)
Outer Critics Circle Award Winner (Outstanding Lead Actor)
Theatre World Award Winner (Outstanding Broadway Debut)
Drama League Award Nominee (Performer of the Year)

...as "Frankie Valli" in the
Original Broadway Cast of

...and lead vocalist on the
Grammy Award-winning, certified-Platinum
Original Cast Recording

click here for video

click here for JERSEY BOYS at New Year's Eve
Times Square, NYC

click here for New York Times review

 


 

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Thursday, May 29, 2012

Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS
opens nationwide June 20, 2014


© Warner Brothers Pictures (YouTube)

Tuesday, May 20, 2012

John Lloyd Young and fellow members of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) including Sarah Jessica Parker, Damian Woetzel and Alfre Woodard, performed with students and Artists from the Committee's Turnaround Arts education program in the White House East RoomPCAH Member, George C. Wolfe, directed the show. 

PCAH Honorary Chairperson, First Lady Michelle Obama, made remarks on the resounding success of the Turnaround Arts Program and the importance of arts education to academic performance and student enrichment.  Then she, along with several special guests, enjoyed the performance. 

At the end of the event, President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance and bounded onstage amongst the few dozen children from some of our nation's most challenged schools.  With hugs, handshakes and high fives, he and the First Lady congratulated the stunned and star-struck youngsters on their good work ethic and improving academic performance. 

These kids and everyone they know will never forget the impact of this personal encouragement from the highest office in America.

To learn more about Turnaround Arts and the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, visit www.pcah.gov.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Ambassador Matthew Barzun, John Lloyd Young

Today John Lloyd Young met with U.S. Ambassador to the U.K., Matthew Barzun, at the U.S. Embassy in London.
 

Saturday, March 15, 2014


John Lloyd Young stars in JERSEY BOYS on the West End
March 15 - April 27, 2014
Piccadilly Theatre, London

 

Wednesday, January 1, 2014


Dona R. Miller and President Barack Obama
White House holiday reception, 2013

photo by John Lloyd Young

#Hollywood managers     #POTUS

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

 

John Lloyd Young has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.  He was sworn in by Justice Elena Kagan in November at the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

 

Thursday, November 28, 2013


 

#Thanksgiving

Friday, October 11, 2013


"The key is to keep company with only those who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best."

-- EPICTETUS

Sunday, October 7, 2013



"Boys" night out
Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS cast at Los Angeles' Pace restaurant

clockwise from left: Johnny Cannizzaro (Nick DeVito), Vincent Piazza (Tommy DeVito), Mike Doyle (Bob Crewe),
Michael Lomenda (Nick Massi), John Lloyd Young (Frankie Valli), Erich Bergen (Bob Gaudio), and Joey Russo (Joe Pesci)

Sunday, September 15, 2013


Happy birthday to JLY's friend and manager, Dona R. Miller
 

Sunday, August 25, 2013



 

Wednesday, July 31, 2013


bye for now...

Saturday, July 27, 2013

John Lloyd Young's young friend, Holden Gladstone, and his parents, visited JLY for one of his final JERSEY BOYS performances this week. 

Pictured together, left, JLY shows Holden the view from the JERSEY BOYS catwalk.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

John Lloyd Young congratulates Brazilian painter, Hélio de Sousa, on his art opening this week in NYC.  Hélio is a friend of JLY and his manager, Dona.  He and Dona are pictured, left, at the art opening.

www.heliodesousa.com 

Thursday, July 18, 2013


home soon...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Very sorry to hear of the passing of GLEE actor, Cory Monteith.  He seemed to be a kind and sensitive man.
 

Friday, July 5, 2013
 



John Lloyd Young thanks music director, Tommy Faragher and musicians for a great
encore week at New York's Cafe Carlyle, June 23-29.  Pictured above (l-r): Tommy Faragher,
Gokce Erem, Eddy Malave, Leigh Stuart, Paul Sokolow, John Putnam and Eric Kalb
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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Thursday, June 13, 2013
 

John Lloyd Young congratulates all his friends at Jujamcyn Theatres
(President, Jordan Roth), lead producer Daryl Roth and
the cast and creative team on their well-deserved
2013 Tony Award victories, including the
2013 Tony Award for Best Musical.

And a special congrats to fellow Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award winner, Billy Porter, on his 2013 Tony Award.

Friday, May 31, 2013


John Lloyd Young at NYC's Museum of Modern Art

JLY spent his Friday at the MOMA

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The National Endowment for the Arts' Paulette Beete
interviews John Lloyd Young for NEA's Art Works Blog

click here for interview

Monday, May 20, 2013


Congratulations to JERSEY BOYS' producers, Dodger Theatricals, on
their Drama Desk Award for Best New Broadway Musical, MATILDA

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


John Lloyd Young with manager, Dona Miller
photo: Evin Planto
 

John Lloyd Young, manager Dona Miller and music director Tommy Faragher were invited to Washington, D.C. for the United Service Organization's 2013 Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony.  JLY, Dona, Tommy and USO guests and honorees were hosted by the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Navy Admiral James A. Winnefeld, Jr. at a reception at his residence at Fort Myer in Arlington.  The next day they visited wounded soldiers recovering at Walter Reed Medical Center followed by the evening gala where JLY performed songs from his new album "My Turn..." for an audience of 700.

The event raised $660,000 for the USO's social service programs helping American troops and their families.

...and click here to learn about First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces Program in support of military families


Soldier Ronald Barnes and John Lloyd Young
Walter Reed Medical Center

JLY and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
Admiral James A. Winnefeld
photo: USO

John Lloyd Young with musical director
Tommy Faragher
     

JLY and band. 
(Music director Tommy Faragher to extreme right.)
photo: USO

JLY at the USO 2013 Gala
photo: USO

Back home at JERSEY BOYS:
JLY with US Naval Academy Male Glee
Club doo-wop singers, the Skivs

#friends
 

Thursday, February 28, 2013


"There are some things one can only achieve
by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction."

-- FRANZ KAFKA



"Satisfied?"
John Lloyd Young
(2011)

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013



Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
made his Cafe Carlyle debut February 12, 2013

click here to read:
New York Times review
New York Daily News profile

On February 21, JLY hosted in his audience friends and donors of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research.  The next day, they made a $100,000 donation for AIDS Research in JLY's name.  JLY thanks his friends for their ongoing enthusiasm and generosity.

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

 


"You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity.  It is his clear duty."

-- JOSEPH CONRAD
 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013


John Lloyd Young guest stars on CBS' drama, VEGAS
scheduled to air Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 10 p.m. EST

Episode: "The Third Man"

Monday, January 21, 2013




 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

 

 

Friday, January 11, 2013

 


 

Monday, January 7, 2013



Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young
will take a break from JERSEY BOYS
to headline New York's famous
Café Carlyle
February 12-23, 2013

click here for details
 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

#teaser          #CBS-TV, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST
 

Thursday, December 27, 2012

JLY is off to New York City and wishes you all a Happy New Year.

Thanks to these additional friends and fans for their generous contributions to the Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts:

Nancy de la Cruz, Karla Sorenson, Barbara Young, Dona R. Miller, Cindy Lin,
Patricia Natoli, Sheila Rees, Kathy Pepe
and Lisa Mayers.

#get together
 

Sunday, December 23, 2012

 

JOHN LLOYD YOUNG
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (2011)
 

Thursday, December 20, 2012

JLY received a nice letter from Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross,
thanking him and his fans for their generous contributions in support of the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. 

JLY extends some more thanks to some additional friends and fans who contributed:  
Karen L. Morabito
, Terry McKeown, and Amy Barker.

more thanks to come...

#get together

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

JERSEY BOYS Broadway welcomes back
Tony Award winner, John Lloyd Young
for another limited engagement
beginning January 11, 2013
 

Saturday, December 15, 2012

JLY thanks the following friends and fans for contributing to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief effort:
Rochelle Lostumbo
, Michelle Majors, Linda Soo Hoo, and Stacey Reister.

more thanks to come...

#get together

 

Friday, December 14, 2012

 
 

THE YOUNGBLOODS
"Get Together" 1967
 

Sunday, December 9, 2012
 

"Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer."

-- HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Friday, November 30, 2012
 

"The truth is generally seen, rarely heard."

-- BALTAZAR GRACIAN
 

Thursday, November 22, 2012


 

#Thanksgiving
 

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Through December 1st, John Lloyd Young is giving away copies of his new CD, MY TURN... to friends and fans  who donate a minimum of $25 to the American Red Cross to support the East Coast Disaster Relief effort. 

Please mail a check or money order made out to "The American Red Cross" to: John Lloyd Young, 8391 Beverly Blvd, #378, Los Angeles, CA  90048

Once he's given out the CDs, JLY will thank all donors and list them personally on this blog.

Monday, November 12, 2012
 

"Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. 
A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough."

-- FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT

#Jersey Shore

Saturday, November 10, 2012
 

In October, John Lloyd Young and Dona Miller, along with friend, Broadway producer, Bonnie Osher, visited the Capitol Hill home of U.N. Ambassador, the Honorable Esther Coopersmith, for an intimate dinner hosted by Pete Rouse, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama.  After dinner, JLY shared songs from his new album, "MY TURN..."

The next day, JLY and Dona were invited to visit the President's Social Secretary, Jeremy Bernard, at the White House.  JLY signed a copy of his new CD for the President and First Lady. 

JLY and Dona congratulate President Obama on his re-election. 


Dona R. Miller and John Lloyd Young
visit the White House, Washington, D.C., October 10, 2012


John Lloyd Young and Jeremy Bernard, White House Social Secretary
and Special Assistant to President Barack Obama


#Blue Room

 

 

 

 

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ARCHIVE 2: to May 8, 2012

ARCHIVE 3: to May 10, 2011


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