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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 Photos


[Houston, TX (Regional)]
Regional Revival Production, 2017
Dr. Neville Craven

[Regional (US)]
5th Avenue Theatre Revival, 2017
Dr. Neville Craven

Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2016
Captain Albert Lennox

Original Broadway Production, 2015
John Newton

World Premiere Production, 2014
John Newton

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2013

Broadway Revival, 2012
Judas Iscariot

[US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1988
Marius [Replacement]

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Production, 2010

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Production, 2011
Judas Iscariot

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Production, 2011
Connie Rivers

[UK Tour]
International Tour, 2005
Tony [Replacement]

Josh Young Awards and Nominations

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

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Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.

Previews: Alyssa Wray in SISTER ACT at Starring Buffalo at Shea's 710 Theatre

STARRING BUFFALO returns for it's 5th season and has programmed the outrageously fun musical, SISTER ACT. The unique concert style production has a found a perfect home at Shea's 710 Theatre, and the stars are in town for a short three-show run  on November 3 and 4, 2023

Alyssa Wray And Sidney DuPont to Lead SISTER ACT at Starring Buffalo

Get ready for a powerful and hilarious performance as Alyssa Wray and Sidney DuPont take the stage in Starring Buffalo's production of Sister Act at Shea's 710 Theater. Don't miss this sparkling tribute to friendship, filled with gospel music and outrageous comedy.

Jerry Torre's THE MARBLE FAUN OF GREY GARDENS Film Adaptation in the Works

A film adaptation of Jerry Torre and Tony Maietta's The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens memoir is in the works. Torre was named 'The Marble Faun' by Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale, mostly known as Big Edie and Little Edie through the iconic 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens.

Brett Boles, Creator of 'The M Tea' on TikTok, to Launch The M Tea Songwriting Studio This Spring

Brett Boles, the creator of The M Tea on TikTok with 350,000 followers, is launching The M Tea Songwriting Studio this Spring and is looking for students interested in taking their songwriting skills to the next level in any genre.

Lena Hall, Robi Hager & Nicholas Rodriguez to Lead EVITA at Starring Buffalo

Casting has been announced and tickets are now on sale for Starring Buffalo's EVITA, November 4-5 at Shea's 710 Theater. Tony Award-Winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots) will play Eva, joining Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Little Duende) as Che, and more.

BICA And Starring Buffalo Present Sondheim-Inspired COLOR AND LIGHT Art Exhibit

The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art and Starring Buffalo are excited to present Color and Light, an exhibition in the lobby of Sheas 710 Theater that will accompany Starring Buffalo's production of Sunday in the Park with George. The exhibition takes the characters, songs, and script of the acclaimed musical as a point of departure and connection between works by contemporary artists.

World Premiere Musical TIME STOPS is Coming to the Kravis Center

A poignant and powerful story of love and loss will make its theatrical debut this summer when TIME STOPS – A World Premiere New Musical comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on July 15 – 17, 2022.

BWW Review: Josh Young and Emily Padgett Invigorate VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET at The Green Room 42

For one special night the married Broadway stars present the Broadway music of the Eighties.

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42

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 Green Room 42

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.

Josh Young And Emily Padgett to Lead Starring Buffalo's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and five-time Broadway actress Emily Padgett will lead Starring Buffalo's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, presented in Starring Buffalo's signature staged concert format June 10 at 7:30pm and June 11 at 2pm and 7:30pm at Shea's 710 Theatre.

Broadway Veteran Emily Padgett-Young Joins the Faculty at Oakland University

Emily Padgett-Young, a veteran of six Broadway shows, recently joined the faculty in the Department of Dance and Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Single Tickets On Sale September 16 for Concerts in First Half of Season

Single tickets to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's previously announced 2021/22 season will go on sale September 16, for concerts through to February 2022. Single tickets for the remainder of the season will go on sale at a later date when there are updated capacity limits during the winter/spring months. The first half of the season will feature shorter concerts with no intermission and works selected for smaller ensembles to allow for distance on stage.

BWW Review: MICHAEL MOTT & FRIENDS Makes You Want to Get Up On Your Feet at 54 Below

Michaeln Mott performs at 54 Below about every six months. Thanks to the pandemic it’s been nearly a year an half since he was last in the august cabaret room. But he was back tonight at last with a new edition of his showcase, MICHAEL MOTT & FRIENDS. And he had lots to show off.

BWW Interview: Broadway's Bonnie Milligan & Bill Fennelly Talk About SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Flint Repertory Theatre!

Flint Repertory Theatre is presenting Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown starring Broadway’s Bonnie Milligan, Emily Padgett, Cory Shorter, and Josh Young. The outdoor concert is taking place July 23rd and July 24th. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Director Bill Fennelly and Milligan about it and the importance of live theatre.

Bonnie Milligan, Emily Padgett and Josh Young Will Star in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Flint Repertory Theatre

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is directed by Bill Fennelly (Frankenstein), Choreographed by Valerie Salgado, Music Direction by Brian Buckner and features Lighting Design by Chelsie McPhilimy, Costume Design by Kate Nelson and Sound Design by Matthew Tibbs.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 2021/22 Season

The long-awaited reunion between the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and its patrons is scheduled for November 10, 2021, with 30 dynamic programs running through June of 2022. The return to live performances will be defined by the leadership of Music Director Gustavo Gimeno, who will mark his first complete season on the podium, conducting 11 subscription programs.


How many Broadway shows has Josh Young been in?

Josh Young has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Josh Young been in?

Josh Young has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Josh Young been nominated for?

Josh Young has been nominated for the Outstanding Debut Performance at the Theatre World Awards for Jesus Christ Superstar. He was also nominated for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Jesus Christ Superstar.

What awards has Josh Young won?

Josh Young has won the Outstanding Debut Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his role in Jesus Christ Superstar.

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