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. Emily Padgett, a veteran of six Broadway shows, most recently originated the role of Mrs. Bucket in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes award and is a recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award for her performance in Side Show.