JOSH YOUNG AND EMILY PADGETT Valjean, Cosette and a String Quartet
Performance Sponsors: Nancy & Lawrence Bluth and Barton & Bridjet Morris
Josh Young 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 Broadway debut as Judas in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. Young is currently an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Oakland University. Emily Padgett, a veteran of six Broadway shows, Padgett most recently originated the role of Mrs. Bucket in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, directed by the legendary Jack O’Brien. Padgett was involved in the creation of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical, Bright Star, originating the role of Lucy Grant. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes award and is a recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award for her performance as Daisy Hilton in Side Show, and went on to revive the role on Broadway.
First Performance: Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 6:30 p.m. | Second Performance: Doors open at 8:15 p.m., show at 8:45 p.m. Tickets: $200 Front and Center | $60 General | $25 40 & Younger