myTheatre: Joseph and the Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Presented By: Renaissance Theatre
myTheatre: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
April 20, 2018
April 21, 2018
Sensory-Friendly Performance: 1:00pm
April 22, 2018
General Admission - $15.00
Family Four Pack - $50.00
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Performed by an all-student cast under the expert direction of Dauphne Maloney and Brian Nabors.
Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred son Joseph. After being sold into slavery by his brothers, he ingratiates himself with Egyptian noble Potiphar, but ends up in jail after refusing the amorous advances of Potiphar’s wife. While imprisoned, Joseph discovers his ability to interpret dreams, and he soon finds himself in front of the mighty but troubled, Elvis-inspired, Pharaoh. Joseph’s solution to Egypt’s famine elevates him to Pharaoh’s right hand man and reunites him with his family.
The magical musical is full of catchy songs in a variety of styles, from a parody of French ballads (“Those Canaan Days”), to country-western (“One More Angel in Heaven”) and calypso (“Benjamin Calypso”), along with the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.”
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