Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Opens July 14

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Christian Family Theater will bring their 2017 multi-generational production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, to the stage at the Ringgold Colonnade this summer.  

"This show will really take you for a ride," says show director Dale Dye. "It is an eclectic mix of characters and song styles including country western, power ballads, a calypso and even a rock number by the King of Egypt who bears a striking resemblance to a king of rock-n-roll." 

Review for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat:
 
Joseph is a fun and fresh retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors. It is a magical musical full of unforgettable songs, including "Those Canaan Days," "Any Dream Will Do," "Close Every Door," and of course “Go, Go, Go Joseph” just to name a few.  It’s a toe tapping, funny, colorful and emotional journey. 

"We have a cast of 35 actors some of which have performed with various companies and theatres in the area," said Mr. Dye.  "Some of cast members are in their very first community theatre production."

The title character, Joseph, is being played by Joseph Watts along with a trio of beautiful narrators played by Greer Caldwell, Christi Barr and Sara Gard to guide you through the story. The show is under the musical direction of Judy Reich with all the choreography by Christi Barr. 

The show is family friendly production.  Discount rates are available for groups of 15 or more.

Performances will be July 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and July 16 and 23 at 3 p.m.
 




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