June 17, 2006

Spotlight on JB Producer Grano

June 17th, 2006
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    In today’s New York Times’ “Your Money” column, longtime Wall Street executive Joseph J. Grano, Jr. is profiled. Had Mr. Grano not chosen Frankie Valli to entertain some Merrill Lynch stockbrokers back in the 1970′s, Joseph J. Grano Jr. would not have been on stage at Radio City Music Hall at the Tony Awards last [...]

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JLY’s “Person of the Week” Transcript on ABC

June 17th, 2006
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    ABC News has provided a transcript of this week’s “Person of the Week” segment featuring John Lloyd Young. Here’s an excerpt of the segment: A year ago John Lloyd Young was ushering theater fans to their seats; he’s now entertaining those theatergoers while celebrating his first Tony win for his role as Frankie Valli in [...]

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June 16, 2006

JLY Named “Person of the Week” on ABC News

June 16th, 2006
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    John Lloyd Young has had quite a week, to put it mildly! He won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical at the Tony Awards; the musical he stars in, Jersey Boys, picked up the top prize at this year’s Tonys; and he sung for the First Lady and Senate spouses at [...]

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Jersey Boys’ Tony Award Acceptance Speeches

June 16th, 2006
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    Broadway.com provides transcripts of the acceptance speeches of the 2006 Tony Award winners. Below are the moving speeches by Howell Binkley, Christian Hoff, John Lloyd Young, and JB Producer Michael David. Howell Binkley, Best Lighting Design of a Musical, Jersey Boys “Hey, first of all, Jersey Boys has been an incredible adventure I think for [...]

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Are Jersey Boys and Valli Headed to Vegas?

June 16th, 2006
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    In today’s Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Vegas Confidential” column, columnist NORM! said he has heard that Frankie Valli is redoubling efforts to return to Las Vegas because he’s energized by the success of Jersey Boys at the Tony Awards. Jersey Boys, the musical biography of Valli and the Four Seasons, won four Tonys, including best musical [...]

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More Tony Recaps from New York & La Jolla

June 16th, 2006
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    New York Post’s Michael Riedel said the jukebox musical lives. By bestowing the Tony Award for Best Musical on Jersey Boys, Broadway certified that shows built around old baby-boomer favorites – in this case, the songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – are here to stay. So discredited was the form that last [...]

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June 15, 2006

Tony Winner JLY Reminisces About Plattsburgh

June 15th, 2006
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    Press Republican staff writer Stephen Bartlett’s recent interview with Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young sheds more light into what makes the actor tick. Young, who recently won a Tony for best lead actor in a musical for his portrayal of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, talks about his years as a struggling actor who [...]

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Producer Michael David Shines at the Tonys

June 15th, 2006
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    New York Times’ Campbell Robertson said that many people on Broadway had much to cheer about (even — gasp — the ratings) after Sunday night’s Tony Awards ceremony, but few had a better reason to smile than Michael David. Mr. David is the president of Dodger Theatricals, the production company behind the night’s big winner, [...]

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June 14, 2006

More Tony Awards Photo Updates

June 14th, 2006
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    Check out photo coverage of Sunday night’s Tony Awards from the New York Post and MSNBC.

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One Critic’s Thoughts on Jersey Boys

June 14th, 2006
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    Philadelphia Inquirer’s Howard Shapiro has some thoughts on Jersey Boys taking home the top prize at the Tonys. Shapiro says it’s nostalgic. It’s ebullient. It’s the American dream, with twists. It makes you happy. And, he admits, it was a surprise to him when Jersey Boys won the Tony for best musical. When the envelope [...]

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JB Tony News Updates!

June 14th, 2006
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    Over the last two days, news sources from around the globe have announced Jersey Boys’ four big wins at this year’s Tony Awards. Below are a few of the news updates: Bloomberg’s Philip Boroff reported that Jersey Boys, a backstage drama about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons punctuated with performances of their 1960s and [...]

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JBB EXCLUSIVE Tony Awards Coverage!

June 14th, 2006
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    Oh, What a Night! Jersey Boys Blog is thrilled to present Special Correspondent Fran Gatto’s coverage at the 2006 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2006! My friend Andrew Baumer and I had decided we were going to see our Jersey Boys’ favorites sweep the Tonys this year. So we got [...]

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June 13, 2006

Photo Coverage of Tony Awards After Party

June 13th, 2006
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    After the excitement of the 60th Annual Tony Awards, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on June 11th, the stars took off for the Summer Garden at Rockefeller Plaza, where a glamorous after-party was held to celebrate the nominees and winners. Broadwayworld.com’s coverage includes photos of Jersey Boys’ Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert [...]

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Plattsburgh Native JLY is Talk of the Town

June 13th, 2006
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    The Press Republican’s Joe LoTemplio reports that Plattsburgh native John Lloyd Young followed up his Tony Award win Sunday night with a trip to the White House on Monday. Young was honored with Broadway’s highest award — the Tony for best lead actor in a musical — for his powerful performance as Frankie Valli in [...]

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More Tony Photo Coverage

June 13th, 2006
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    Broadwayworld.com’s Walter McBride provides photo coverage of the Tony action, including the red carpet and the press room. You’ll see the legendary Frankie Valli; Jersey Boys’ Christian Hoff & his wife Melissa; J. Robert Spencer; Daniel Reichard; and John Lloyd Young & his girlfriend Alison Franck, along with a ton of other Broadway luminaries. The [...]

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June 12, 2006

Jersey Boys Sing at the White House

June 12th, 2006
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    Nedra Pickler of the Associated Press reported that from the Tony Awards to the White House, it was a memorable 24 hours for the Jersey Boys. Cast members of the Broadway musical followed four wins at the Tonys and after-show parties Sunday night with an overnight bus ride to Washington so they could sing at [...]

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Jersey Boys Tony Party Photo Coverage

June 12th, 2006
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    Broadwayworld.com provides fabulous coverage of the Jersey Boys Tony Awards party held at the Hard Rock Cafe. In addition to shots of the cast, crew, and producers, there are some great photos of original Four Seasons’ members Bob Gaudio and Tommy DeVito, and producer/songwriter Bob Crewe.

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Jersey Boys’ Tony Award Acceptance Speeches

June 12th, 2006
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    Broadway.com provides transcripts of the acceptance speeches of the 2006 Tony Award winners. Below are the moving speeches by Howell Binkley, Christian Hoff, John Lloyd Young, and JB Producer Michael David. Howell Binkley, Best Lighting Design of a Musical, Jersey Boys “Hey, first of all, Jersey Boys has been an incredible adventure I think for [...]

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The Crowd Goes Wild at La Jolla Playhouse Tony Party!

June 12th, 2006
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    Jersey Boys Blog is thrilled to post a report from Special Correspondent Sue Lasbury from the La Jolla Playhouse Tony Awards party! La Jolla Playhouse Tony Award Party La Jolla, California 11 June 2006, 4:30 to 8:30pm Home of the 2006 Tony Award Winner, Best Musical: Jersey Boys Two hundred Jersey Boys fans gathered in [...]

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