About Cy Young



Cy Young began his professional career as a dancer at the Empire Room of the Palmer House in Chicago.

Cy moved to New York where he performed on Broadway, in Upstairs at the Downstairs revues.

He recorded for Painted Smiles records, wrote several produced musicals, and co-starred at London's Globe Theater in "Divorce Me Darling."

He played opposite Buster Keaton in "Once Upon A Mattress," and had three plays published by French.

Cy has a song on the Streisand Third Album ("Draw Me A Circle").

He wrote a short story, "The Schitzle Connection," which won first prize in an Oklahoma City Writers' competition and was later published by Twit Publishing (Winter/Spring 2011 Edition), and has now written 7 books.


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Hear some of Cy's stories.

Listen to the Vibes. "The Genius of Cy Young." Youtube, 9, Nov. 2021, youtu.be/qJ3UzD9OmCw.


The Pajama Game - Steam Heat number - New York City Center production
The Boyfriend - Bobby
Diversions - Revue: Director: Steven Vinaver
Girls Against The Boys - Featured performer - Starring Bert Lahr
Subways Are For Sleeping – Featured performer – Starring Sydney Chaplin

The Pajama Game - Steam Heat number
Once Upon a Mattress – Played the Prince to Buster Keaton's king
On A Clear Day – Co-starred with Howard Keel

Divorce Me Darling - The Globe Theater – Bobby - Writer: Sandy Wilson - Director: Steven Vinaver

The Paper Bag Players: Children’s Group – Featured performer

Painted Smiles albums - Ben Bagley - Rodgers & Hart and Jerome Kern Upstairs At The Downstairs

Isn’t America Fun? - Revue at the Blue Angel – Writer, Chicago's Fred Ebb
Number One Fifth Avenue – Solo humorous musical act
Upstairs At The Downstairs – Featured performer – Producer Julius Monk

Cole Porter – Review - Director/Creator: Ben Bagley
The Will Rogers Follies – Co-starred as Clem

Kelloggs Special K, Dr. Pepper, Scott Towels, Pampers, Whitnauer Watch, Pepsi, Clackers, Graham Crackers, and Tums to name a few.