JOSH YOUNG most recently originated the role of “John Newton” in the Broadway World Premiere of Amazing Grace. Josh received a Tony® Award nomination and Theatre World Award for his critically acclaimed Broadway debut as "Judas" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar. He appeared in two seasons at Canada’s prestigious 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 BroadwayWorld Awards for each. Josh earned the same accolade for his turn as "Che" in the Tony®Nominated revival Tour of Evita.
Josh appeared as "Marius" in the US National Tour of Les Miserables and "Tony" in the 50th Anniversary International Tour of West Side Story.
Josh has performed in North America's finest regional theaters including La Jolla Playhouse, Center Theatre Group, Walnut Street Theater, St. Louis MUNY, Baltimore Center Stage, Ogunquit Playhouse and North Carolina Theatre.
Josh performs with Symphonies around the world and has been involved in concerts and new works with NYC's Lincoln Center, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Transport Group and The New York Musical Theater Festival.
Josh is the co-founder of Cutting-Edge Composers, a concert and weekly web series on broadwayworld.com, created to give exposure to musical theatre's next generation of songwriters.
BFA Syracuse University. @joshpaulyoung