Josh Young Biography

Gender: Male

Josh Young (John Newton). John Newton in the world premiere of Amazing Grace at Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre (Broadway World Award). Broadway/National Tour: Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar (Tony® Award Nomination & Theatre World Award); Che in Evita (Broadway World Award); Marius in Les Miserables; and Tony in The 50th Anniversary International Tour of West Side Story. Two seasons at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival including Connie Rivers in Grapes of Wrath (Broadway World Award). BFA Syracuse University. Solo albums available at Amazing Grace’s merchandise stand / iTunes.

Josh Young Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance
Josh Young, Jesus Christ Superstar
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Josh Young, Jesus Christ Superstar
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Leading Actor (Musical)
Josh YoungJesus Christ Superstar
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by a Male in a Featured Role/Ensemble (Play)
Josh YoungThe Grapes of Wrath
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Leading Actor (Musical)
Josh YoungEvita


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