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Nominee Reactions: Josh Young for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR 'I feel amazing!'

The 2012 Tony Awards Nominations were announced this morning by Tony winning actress Kristin Chenoweth and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Jim ParsonsThe Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

Click here for the complete list of nominations! Click here for the nominations by the numbers. 

We'll be talking to nominees all day for their reactions! Click here for the complete list!

Josh Young, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
"I feel amazing. I honestly didn't expect a thing so I wasn't the least bit nervous. I figured I would sleep in as late as possible and wake up to find out that my show was nominated but that I wasn't. But, when I got up to walk the dog and checked my phone and saw a text from my agent saying "'atta boy!" These past couple of months have been a crazy roller coaster and have been some of the hardest weeks of my life. I was sidelined with a horrible chest infection and couldn't breathe, but trying to do the show as much as I could...and let me tell you, if there is ever a role where you need to breathe it's 'Judas.' So I'm just so appreciative to all of the nominators who came back to the show to see me. I want to celebrate but I think I need to go back to sleep so I can do a good job onstage tonight!"

Broadway: Jesus Christ Superstar. Stratford: The Grapes of Wrath, Evita (Che), Kiss Me, Kate (Paul). Elsewhere: Les Miserables (Marius, U.S. tour), West Side Story (Tony, 50th-anniversary international tour), A Little Night Music (Henrik, Baltimore Center Stage). Training: Pennsylvania Governors School for the Arts; BFA, Syracuse University. Awards: 2010 Broadway World Toronto Award (best actor in a musical) for Che in Evita. Website: Visit www.josh-young.com, iTunes or the Theatre Store to pick up Josh's self-titled debut album or Still Dreaming of Paradise, a mix of re-imagined Broadway songs and pop classics (due out in August).

We'll be talking to nominees all day for their reactions! Click here for the complete list!

 

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