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Performance

VenueTameside Hippodrome
TownAshton-under-Lyne
CountyGreater Manchester
From5th December 2005
To31st December 2005
When Times vary, check with Box Office
What is currently on at Tameside Hippodrome (V478)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatT1148560462
Dancing in the show requires all types of styles. This colourful retelling of the biblical story about Joseph, his uncanny abilities and his designer coat sings out to young and old alike with a score which is wall to wall hits - including Close Every Door and Any Dream Will Do. In this retelling of the Biblical story, Joseph is a handsome young man who is his father's favourite child, able to interpret dreams, and the bearer of an amazing coat. These facts lead Joseph's eleven brothers to become insatiably jealous. Thus, they sell Joseph into slavery to some passing Ishmaelites. After refusing the advances of his owner's wife, Joseph is sent to jail. Once in jail, he quickly becomes popular due to his ability to interpret dreams. The Pharaoh soon hears of Joseph's ability and appoints him to the post of Number Two man in Egypt. Years later, Joseph's now starving brothers arrive in Egypt and ask Joseph, whom they don't recognize, for assistance. Joseph, in turn, gives his brothers a scare, but eventually grants them all they desire, reveals his identity, and reunites the family.
Music Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics Tim Rice


Archive :: production:T1148560462, musical:S1566, venue:V478
Current production:Work

Production details

Running time 2 hours 30 mins (including interval)

User Reviews

USER (16Jan06): hi i went to see joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat for my birthday with my grandma and cousin. we all really enjoyed it throught out the whole performance i felt i was actually there with joseph and his family etc and felt his pain. all the actors and actresses were brilliant i just like to say thank to you all for making my favorite show ive seen a day to remeber and to the band and producers and directors for making a exciting performance. i wish you all good luck for the future and im hoping i will get into acting and im hoping that will be the first show im in. this show has been going on for years and it will keep going. with all my love love from katie-marie dearnaley xxxx age 14 england manchester

Company

Producer Bill Kenwright (by special arrangement with [The Really Useful Group])
Director Bill Kenwright
Choreographer Henry Metcalfe
Design Sean Cavanagh
Director David Steadman (music)
Lighting Nick Richings
Sound Jon Miller
Performer Craig Adams (Joseph)
Performer Amanda Claire (Narrator)
Performer Marlon Moore (Pharaoh/Gad)
Performer Henry Metcalfe (Jacob)
Performer Russel Hicken (Baker/Napthali)
Performer Gregory Bradley (Benjamin)
Performer Martin Dickinson (Zebulun)
Performer Philip Coyle (Ruben)
Performer Gareth Chart (Levi)
Performer James Muller (Dan/u/s Joseph)
Performer David Craik (Simeon)
Performer Stuart King (Judah)
Performer Charlotte Hall (Mrs Potiphar)
Performer Dani McCallum (Handmaiden/Apache)
Performer Naomi Slater (Handmaiden/u/s Narrator)
Performer John Melvin (Issacher)

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