Josh Adamson was born in Cairns, Australia and started performing at the age of 13, starring as the title role in Tom Sawyer. Josh moved to New York City to further his stage career and appeared in such shows as Hair, Blood and Fire, as well as the Broadway workshop of Taboo working with Rosie O’Donnell and Boy George. He then moved to Los Angeles where he has had leading and supporting roles in the feature films “The Wedding Video,” “Unidentified,” “Look @ Me,” “Desert of Blood,” “Portal” and “Painting in the Rain.” He also starred in the TV movie “First Landing” where he portrayed the historic role of Captain John Smith.
Other television credits include “Make It or Break It” and “Big Time Rush.”
His stage credits include leading roles in Lovelace by the Go Go’s, Aida, Annie, the U.S. national tours of The Clean Up Woman starring Jackée Harry and Telma Hopkins and the London theatre production of Peter Pan starring as Hook. Josh starred as Nick Arnstein in the award winning revival of Funny Girl, U.S west coast premiere of “Catch Me If You Can” as well as starring along side the Tony Award winning Ben Vereen in the Lythgoe production of “Aladdin” in Los Angeles. Later this year Josh will be back in the U.S starring in the stage production of “Big Fish”, based on the Oscar nominated film.
Josh is thrilled to be working again with Bonnie Lythgoe and excited to be performing back in his home country.
Many thanks to his family and friends for their love & support and to his incredible 93 year old grandmother for making it all the way to Sydney to see the show!