JOSH YOUNG recently originated the role of “John Newton” in the Broadway World Premiere of Amazing Grace. Josh received a 2012 Tony® Award nomination and Theatre World Award for his critically acclaimed Broadway debut as ``Judas`` in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Des McAnuff.
He appeared in two seasons at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival where his credits include: ``Judas`` in Jesus Christ Superstar, ``Connie Rivers`` in Grapes of Wrath, and ``Che`` in Evita directed by Gary Griffin, earning Broadway World Awards for each. Josh also appeared as ``Marius`` in the US National Tour of Les Miserables and ``Tony`` in the International Tour of West Side Story.
Josh has performed in North America's finest regional theaters including La Jolla Playhouse, Walnut Street Theater, St. Louis MUNY, Baltimore Center Stage and North Carolina Theatre. He's been involved in new works with NYC's Roundabout Theatre Company, The Transport Group and The New York Musical Theater Festival. Josh is the cofounder of CuttingEdge Composers (cuttingedgecomposers.com), a concert and weekly web series on broadwayworld.com, created to give exposure to musical theatre's next generation of songwriters. BFA Syracuse University. Tweet @joshpaulyoung.
Josh Young blows your mind with his phenomenal vocals and sarcastic humor and heart