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John Newton

 
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Date of Birth: November 02, 1925 (96)

Birth Place: Grand Junction, CO, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Servant
Ivan Kuzmitch Ivanov (Understudy)
Nartzis Konstantinitch Trembinsky (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
The General
Footman
Joshua (Understudy)
Messerschmann (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1997
Guest
Pavel Lebedev (Understudy)
Kosykh (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Barrick
Ensemble
Ben Mattling (Understudy)
Judge Bowling Green (Understudy)
Mentor Graham (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1992
Gravedigger
Polonius (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1990
Dr. Baugh (Understudy)
Rev. Tooker (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1978
The Marshall
Associate Justice Daniel Snow (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Edsel Mackey [Replacement]
C. J. Scruggs (Understudy) [Replacement]
Senator Wingwoah (Understudy) [Replacement]
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd (Understudy) [Replacement]
Mayor Rufus Poindexter (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1973
Harold Mitchell "Mitch"
Harold Mitchell
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Habitué of the Quarter
Harold Mitchell (Understudy)
  [West End]
London Production, 1972
Priest 2
  [Broadway]
1972
Ezekiel Cheever [Replacement]
Giles Corey (Understudy)
Francis Nurse (Understudy)
Deputy-Governor Danforth (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1968
First Photographer
Norris Blotner (Understudy)
Senator Andrews (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Pirate

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Servant

Ivan Kuzmitch Ivanov (Understudy)

Nartzis Konstantinitch Trembinsky (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
The General

Footman

Joshua (Understudy)

Messerschmann (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1997
Guest

Pavel Lebedev (Understudy)

Kosykh (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Barrick

Ensemble

Ben Mattling (Understudy)

Judge Bowling Green (Understudy)

Mentor Graham (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1992
Gravedigger

Polonius (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1990
Dr. Baugh (Understudy)

Rev. Tooker (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1978
The Marshall

Associate Justice Daniel Snow (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Edsel Mackey [Replacement]

C. J. Scruggs (Understudy) [Replacement]

Senator Wingwoah (Understudy) [Replacement]

Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd (Understudy) [Replacement]

Mayor Rufus Poindexter (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1973
Harold Mitchell "Mitch"

Harold Mitchell

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973

Habitué of the Quarter

Harold Mitchell (Understudy)

  [West End]
London Production, 1972
Priest 2

  [Broadway]
1972
Ezekiel Cheever [Replacement]

Giles Corey (Understudy)

Francis Nurse (Understudy)

Deputy-Governor Danforth (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1968
First Photographer

Norris Blotner (Understudy)

Senator Andrews (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Pirate






John Newton News

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42 Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their April line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  Photo Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

BWW Review: Judy Collins Lifts Spirits With WINTER STORIES at Town Hall by Guest Revi Photo BWW Review: Judy Collins Lifts Spirits With WINTER STORIES at Town Hall by Guest Reviewers Ellen Bonjorno and Georga Osborne
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 21, 2021

Broadway World Cabaret invites MAC Award-winning soprano Georga Osborne and radio DJ (Sing It, Sister!) Ellen Bonjorno (coincidentally, wives in real life) to talk about their trip to Town Hall to see the legendary Judy Collins.

BWW Review: AMAZING GRACE at Servant Stage Photo BWW Review: AMAZING GRACE at Servant Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 4, 2021

The show’s been on Broadway and national tour; Lancaster has first ever regional production

Servant Stage Presents AMAZING GRACE Photo Servant Stage Presents AMAZING GRACE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

The inspirational Broadway musical Amazing Grace comes to Lancaster in a dynamic concert experience, presented by Servant Stage Company. This marks the first production of the show since its Broadway run at the Nederlander Theater in 2015 and subsequent national tour. The production runs October 1 through 17 with performances in the auditorium at Lancaster Bible College.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Close out Cabaret 313 Virtual Season with Andrew Lloyd W Photo Josh Young and Emily Padgett Close out Cabaret 313 Virtual Season with Andrew Lloyd Webber Show On April 30th
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 29, 2021

Josh Young has a long association with Andrew Lloyd Webber and a personal association with Emily Padgett. How fortuitous that he is bringing both artists with him to a live stream for Cabaret 313 on April 30th.

Josh Young Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber, Streaming Next Week From Cabaret313 Photo Josh Young Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber, Streaming Next Week From Cabaret313
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2021

Tony Nominee, Theater World Award Winner and 5-time Broadway World Award Winner, Josh Young brings his award winning vocals to the epic tunes of the most prolific Broadway songwriter of all time; Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Baritone Will Liverman Releases DREAMS OF A NEW DAY: Songs by Black Composers on Cedi Photo Baritone Will Liverman Releases DREAMS OF A NEW DAY: Songs by Black Composers on Cedille Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

Today, baritone Will Liverman has released Dreams of a New Day: Songs by Black Composers with pianist Paul Sánchez on Cedille Records. Liverman says, “Right now, it is more important than ever to celebrate the contributions of Black composers, and I’m honored to give voice to the art songs on this album.'

Baritone Will Liverman Releases 'Dreams Of A New Day: Songs By Black Composers' Photo Baritone Will Liverman Releases 'Dreams Of A New Day: Songs By Black Composers'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2021

On Friday, February 12, 2021, baritone Will Liverman releases Dreams of a New Day: Songs by Black Composers with pianist Paul S√°nchez on Cedille Records.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Announce Birth of Second Child Photo Josh Young and Emily Padgett Announce Birth of Second Child
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2020

Broadway couple Josh Young and Emily Padgett have announced the birth of their second child, Leo Elliott Young. BroadwayWorld sends our congratulations to the happy family!

John Newton Videos

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  VideoJosh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

Broadway Rewind: AMAZING GRACE Sings Out on Broadway with Josh Young and More! VideoBroadway Rewind: AMAZING GRACE Sings Out on Broadway with Josh Young and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Amazing Grace arrived at the Nederlander Theatre, where it played for 116 performances.

The Oak Ridge Boys Release New Video For 'Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard' VideoThe Oak Ridge Boys Release New Video For 'Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 5, 2019

GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame members,¬†The Oak Ridge Boys, released a new video today for ‚ÄúDon't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard,‚ÄĚ the second song from their 8th holiday themed album,¬†Down Home Christmas, from Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers and is available now everywhere music is sold.

Wedding Bells Ring for Emily Padgett and Josh Young VideoWedding Bells Ring for Emily Padgett and Josh Young
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2018

Congratulations and best wishes go out to Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Josh Young who celebrated their wedding yesterday! Padgett shared the news on instagram following the couple's engagement in January of 2017.

STAGE TUBE: ABC News Tracks Beginning of New Broadway Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

Broadway's new musical AMAZING GRACE began previews on June 25, 2015 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) and officially opened on Thursday, July 16. In honor of the show's opening, ABC News has gone inside the show's long journey to New York - check out the segment below!

VIDEO: The Cast of Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Performs Title Song on 'Tonight'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 18, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, the cast of Broadway's AMAZING GRACE performed the show's eponymous tune. Check out the appearance below!

Josh Young & Erin Mackey Talk AMAZING GRACE: 'He Was Lost, Now Is Found'
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 7, 2015

The leading man and leading lady discuss Amazing Grace!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of AMAZING GRACE on Opening Night- Josh Young, Erin Mackey & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jul 18, 2015

Broadway's new musical Amazing Grace officially opened last night, July 16, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The cast features Tony Award nominee Josh Young,Erin Mackey, Tony Award winnerChuck Cooper, Tom Hewitt, Chris Hoch,Stanley Bahorek, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Michelle, Rachael Ferrera and Elizabeth Ward Land. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night bows below! BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the opening night afterparty, where he chatted with the company after the curtain went down. Check out what the full gang had to say on opening night below!

Toni-Leslie James Talks Costume Design For AMAZING GRACE In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 15, 2015

Go inside the amazing new AMAZING GRACE TV spot!

BWW TV: How Sweet the Sound! Watch Highlights from AMAZING GRACE on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2015

AMAZING GRACE features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). Amazing Grace will open on Thursday, July 16 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


John Newton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Newton been in?
John Newton has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has John Newton been in?
John Newton has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was John Newton's first West End show?
John Newton's first West End show was Jesus Christ Superstar which opened in 1972