I am thrilled to announce that I will be performing in
A BRONX TALE at Papermill Playhouse.
I will be playing the role of Young Calogero.
I am so excited to work again with the great Robert De Niro, Jerry Zacks, Alan Menken, Sergio Trujillo and so many more talented people.
Check out the link below for more information.
Youngest Jean Valjean Ever in Broadway's Les Miserables - Easter Bonnet 2015
Opting to skew younger in casting, Les Misérables set out to find a new Jean Valjean and landed with a star-in-the-making performance of "The Confrontation" by 13-year-old Joshua Colley, who stunned the audience in his vocal duel with current Javert understudy John Rapson. (READ MORE)
WALL STREET JOURNAL
It's probably safe to say that every boy with an interest in musical theater dreams of playing Gavroche in Broadway's "Les Misérables."Now that a new revival of the show, starring Ramin Karimloo as protagonist Jean Valjean and Will Swenson as his nemesis Javert, is playing at the Imperial Theatre, two budding actors are getting their shot at the young street urchin's famous second-act solo, "Little People." Gaten Matarazzo, 11 years old, and Josh Colley, who is 12, currently alternate the role. (READ MORE)
The 'MIZ Kids' have been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Miserables, which returns to Broadway beginning Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night isSunday, March 23.Completing the 38-member cast are the 5 children who will play the roles of Gavroche, Little Cosette and Young Éponine: Joshua Colley (Newsies, the 25thAnniversary tour of Les Miserables), Mia Sinclair Jenness (NBC's recent "The Sound of Music: Live!", 25th Anniversary tour of Les Miserables), Gaten Matarazzo (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 25th Anniversary tour of Les Miserables), Angeli Negron (Broadway debut) and Mckayla Twiggs (Once, the upcoming film Winter's Tale). Colley and Matarazzo will rotate as Gavroche; Negron and Twiggs will rotate in the roles of Little Cosette and Young Éponine; and Jenness will be a member of the Ensemble and understudy both Little Cosette and Young Éponine. (READ MORE)
THE HUFFINGTON POST
I've liked even less the tyke Gavroche, who taunts the enemy, ferrets out spies and is generally a Dickensian scamp. The child actors playing him always seemed to be too cutesy and desperate for attention. But Joshua Colley actually keeps his performance grounded and believable and anything but an outtake from Oliver! It's almost impossible to predict who will make the transition from child to adult actor -- especially based on a relatively small part -- but I won't be half surprised to be praising Colley a decade from now. (READ MORE)
The Newsies Company Celebrates a Fabulous First Broadway Birthday
Winner of two Tony Awards for the choreography of Christopher Gattelli (Godspell) and the score by Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid) and Jack Feldman, Newsies is set in New York City at the turn of the century and is based on the true Newsboy Strike of 1899. The plot follows the charismatic newsboy Jack Kelly who helps lead a newsboy strike when journalism giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at their expense.
The current Broadway company of Newsies features Corey Cott as Jack Kelly, John Dossett as Joseph Pulitzer, Kara Lindsay as Katherine Plumber, Lavon Fisher-Wilson as Medda Larkin, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, Andy Richardson as Crutchie, as well as Joshua Colley and Nicholas Lampiasi alternating in the role of Les. (READ MORE)
Les Miserables Brings A True Broadway Experience to Bass Hall
In a cast of this caliber it would be near impossible to pick a standout if he weren't adorable ten year old actor Joshua Colley. How a preteen can strut onto a giant Broadway sized stage surrounded by giant Broadway sized talent and steal the show is beyond me, but he does, and does it in a big way. I predict an amazing stage career for this pint sized dynamo. (READ MORE)