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Josh Tower

 
Bio:
Broadway credits include Simba in Disney's The Lion King (2002-2007), Ragtime (original production). Other: Langston In Harlem (AUDELCO nom), Murder Ballad, Superstar, Miss Saigon, Dream Girls, Les Miserables, Bubbly Black Girl..., Joseph, Chess, Camelot. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway credits include Simba in Disney's The Lion King (2002-2007), Ragtime (original production). Other: Langston In Harlem (AUDELCO nom), Murder Ballad, Superstar, Miss Saigon, Dream Girls, Les Miserables, Bubbly Black Girl..., Joseph, Chess, Camelot. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Second National Tour, 2021
Aaron Burr [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2016
Major Shelley
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Snake [Replacement]
Mr. Mooneyham [Replacement]
Mr. Green [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Berry Gordy [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Berry Gordy [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Simba [Replacement]

Photos

Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Gould, Analisa Leaming, Josh Tower, Lori Eve Marinacci, Jesse Photo

Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Gould, Analisa Leaming, Josh Tower, Lori Eve Marinacci, Jesse Swimm, Conner John Gillooly, Andrew Kober, Nehal Joshi

From: 
Date:
12/07/2017
Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Gould, Analisa Leaming, Josh Tower, Lori Eve Marinacci, Jesse Photo

Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Gould, Analisa Leaming, Josh Tower, Lori Eve Marinacci, Jesse Swimm, Conner John Gillooly, Andrew Kober, Nehal Joshi

From: 
Date:
12/07/2017
Berry Gordy (second from left) with MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Josh Tower, Allison Semmes, Ja Photo

Berry Gordy (second from left) with MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Josh Tower, Allison Semmes, Jarran Muse

From: 
Date:
12/08/2015
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright  Photo

Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright

From: 
Date:
06/27/2014
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright  Photo

Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright

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Date:
06/27/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
Second National Tour, 2021
Aaron Burr [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2016
Major Shelley

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Snake [Replacement]

Mr. Mooneyham [Replacement]

Mr. Green [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Berry Gordy [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Berry Gordy [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Simba [Replacement]

Josh Tower Biography

Broadway credits include Simba in Disney's The Lion King (2002-2007), Ragtime (original production). Other: Langston In Harlem (AUDELCO nom), Murder Ballad, Superstar, Miss Saigon, Dream Girls, Les Miserables, Bubbly Black Girl..., Joseph, Chess, Camelot.




Josh Tower News

BWW Review: HAMILTON National Tour, DPAC Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON National Tour, DPAC
by Nicole Ackman - May 20, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical remains every bit as engaging and innovative today as it was seven years ago. Under Thomas Kail’s direction, the show is one of the most unique to have made it big on Broadway.

BWW Review: HAMILTON at Broadway Across America Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON at Broadway Across America
by Brett Cullum - Feb 24, 2022

HAMILTON is a joy to watch, and this cast lives up to the hype of the material they have been entrusted with. Rest assured this is the best way to see the show… live and in person. There is an energy to be shared with the cast and the audience that the COVID era almost made us forget.

BWW Review: HAMILTON at Robinson Center 'Blow(s) Us All Away' Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON at Robinson Center 'Blow(s) Us All Away'
by Theresa Bertram - Feb 10, 2022

HAMILTON!! HAMILTON came to Little Rock! Do I really even need to go on with this review? Ok, well, of course I knew it would 'Blow Us All Away.' Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to Celebrity Attractions and the powers that be for bringing this powerhouse of a musical to Robinson Center, 426 W Markham St, in Little Rock, which is still going on until February 20, so if you have not gotten your tickets, do not 'Say No to This!'

BWW Review: HAMILTON at Dallas Summer Musicals Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON at Dallas Summer Musicals
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021

It's time to rise up and catch HAMILTON at Dallas Summer Musicals from November 16-December 5! The 11-time TONY Award-Winning Musical left audiences in awe over our Founding Fathers at Music Hall at Fair Park.

Review Roundup: HAMILTON's Touring 'Angelica' Company Returns to the Stage! Photo Review Roundup: HAMILTON's Touring 'Angelica' Company Returns to the Stage!
by Review Roundups - Oct 26, 2021

The musical stars Edred Utomi as Alexander Hamilton, alongside Josh Tower as Aaron Burr, Zoe Jensen as Eliza Hamilton, Bryson Bruce as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Jon Viktor Corpuz as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, Tyler Belo as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, and more.

BWW Review: HAMILTON Sparks a New Era of Theatre at ASU Gammage Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON Sparks a New Era of Theatre at ASU Gammage
by Seth Tucker - Sep 14, 2021

See what our critic thought of the touring production of HAMILTON. The best musical of the century runs in Tempe, AZ until October 10th.

STORIES FROM OUR STAGE to be Presented by Urban Stages This Month Photo STORIES FROM OUR STAGE to be Presented by Urban Stages This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

Urban Stages Artistic Producing Director, Frances Hill, has announced Stories from Our Stage, a virtual event celebrating the many different stories and voices that their award-winning Off-Broadway stage amplify, from June 24 to June 28, 2021.

Urban Stages to Present STORIES FROM OUR STAGE Photo Urban Stages to Present STORIES FROM OUR STAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021

Urban Stages has announced Stories from Our Stage, a virtual event celebrating the many different stories and voices that their award-winning Off-Broadway stage amplify. From June 24 to June 28, 2021, this special presentation will feature excerpts from select plays and musicals that premiered at Urban Stages.

Broadway Catch Up: June 8 - Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and  Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 8 - Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and more!

VIDEO: Black Broadway Artists Call on the Community to Do Better in 'Are You Listenin Photo VIDEO: Black Broadway Artists Call on the Community to Do Better in 'Are You Listening, Broadway'
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2020

A group of Black Broadway artists have created a video, titled 'Are You Listening, Broadway.' The video was posted to YouTube by Timothy Oliver Reid.

Josh Tower Videos

VIDEO: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates Two Years on Broadway VideoVIDEO: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates Two Years on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock The Musical will celebrate two years on Broadway, on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The musical began preview performances at the Winter Garden Theatre (1654 Broadway) on November 9, 2015 and officially opened, to rave reviews, on December 6, 2015.

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Swim Chats Life as a Swing for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2016

Jesse Swimm is ready to go onstage at a moments notice for ten different roles in Broadway's School of Rock. He stopped by Actors Connection this week to talk at their young performers at 'Camp Hamilton' - 3-day 'Hamilton'-inspired musical program, and shared the ins and outs of life as a 'swing' on Broadway. Watch his Q&A below!

BWW TV Special: Highlights from THE SECRET GARDEN with Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, Cheyenne Jackson, Sydney Lucas, Daisy Eagan, Ben Platt & More!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 22, 2016

Can't get to New York City tonight for the final concert of THE SECRET GARDEN? Check out our must watch highlights video!

BWW TV: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Cheyenne Jackson & More Sing from THE SECRET GARDEN; Plus Meet the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2016

Manhattan Concert Productions will present the 25th anniversary concert of The Secret Garden this weekend, February 21 and February 22, 2016, at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. The concert performances of the Tony Award-winning musical will feature a stunning Broadway and television cast, creative team, the New York City Chamber Orchestra, and a grand 200-voice chorus from across the United States. The company gave a preview just yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there to meet with the cast. Go inside the special day below!

BWW TV: Come to Their Garden! Sneak Peek at Sydney Lucas and More in Rehearsals for MCP's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016

Manhattan Concert Productions will present the 25th anniversary concert of The Secret Garden this weekend, February 21 and February 22, 2016, at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. The concert performances of the Tony Award-winning musical will feature a stunning Broadway and television cast, creative team, the New York City Chamber Orchestra, and a grand 200-voice chorus from across the United States. The company gave a preview earlier today, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture footage from rehearsals. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Go Backstage with MOTOWN's Josh Tower, Charl Brown and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

PIX 11 News anchor Tamsen Fadal recently went 'Backstage on Broadway' at Motown the Musical. Stars Josh Tower, Charl Brown, Bryan Terrell Clark, Raymond Luke Jr., and Nathaniel Cullors were on hand to show her behind the scenes at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, while Music Director Joseph Joubert and Hair Department Supervisor Heather Wright revealed some of the details that take audiences back to the Motor City eight times a week. Click below to go backstage with the cast and creative team!

BWW TV: MOTOWN Cast Takes Bryant Park Back in Time!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of MATILDA, featuring: Josh Tower, Krystal Joy Brown, Dwayne Cooper, Nathaniel Cullors, Justin Prescott,Jaquez Andre Sims and Nik Walker. Check out clips from 'You're All I Need to Get By,' 'Can I Close the Door,' and 'ABC' below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

BWW TV: PARADE at the Mark Taper Forum
by Eddie Varley - Oct 10, 2009

London's Donmar Warehouse production of PARADE, presented by the Center Theatre Group at the Los Angeles Music Center, had its U.S. premiere Sunday, October 4, 2009 at the Mark Taper Forum.

BWW TV: Stage Tube - PARADE Starring T.R. Knight
by Robert Diamond - Oct 8, 2009

'Parade,' which features T.R. Knight playing the historical figure Leo Frank and Lara Pulver reprising her role as his wife, Lucille Frank, started rehearsals this week. The Center Theatre Group's presentation of the Donmar Warehouse production began previews September 24, 2009, and opened at the Mark Taper Forum on October 4. Performances continue through November 15.


Josh Tower Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Josh Tower been in?
Josh Tower has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Josh Tower been in?
Josh Tower has not appeared in the West End