Big Broadway news this week: Playbill.com is reporting that John Lloyd Young, who won a Tony Award for creating the role of Frankie Valli in Broadway's Jersey Boys, will return to the production for a limited engagement this summer.
Young, who also won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards, will return to the role from July 3 to September 30 at the August Wilson Theatre on 52nd Street. Tickets to Jersey Boys are available at Telecharge.com.
And city website Gothamist is reporting that two-time Oscar-winner Tom Hanks is in negotiations to make his Broadway debut in 2013 playing Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and columnist Mike McAlary in a new play by Nora Ephron. Lucky Guy is expected open in January for a limited run at a Shubert theater to be named.