Description:

Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! 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.
Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narratorthe 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.” 

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Aug 16th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Aug 17th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Aug 17th @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Aug 18th @ 2:00pm
Tickets go on sale Sunday June 23, 2019 at 12:00am

Ticket Prices:


The Crighton Theatre:

234 N Main Street, Conroe, TX 77301


Show Notes:

Christian Community Theater (CCT) will be holding closed auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Klein UMC (map) on Tuesday, May 28th and Thursday, May 30th beginning at 4pm. Prepare a one minute song in the style of Joseph and a monologue, no more than one minute.
Choose the audition date and time that works best with your schedule. A dance call will be held from 6:30-7:30pm on both nights. All those auditioning should be present for the dance call. Bring a headshot and a resume, if you have one.

Sign up for an audition time slot here: Joseph Audition Slots

Callbacks will be on Friday, May 31st at 5pm, Klein UMC. Callback sides will be posted here and on our Facebook group soon.

Location: Klein United Methodist Church
5920 Farm to Market 2920, Spring, TX 77388 

Rehearsals: Sundays 4-8pm, Mondays and Tuesdays 5:30-9pm (*June 23-25 we will rehearse at The Church at Creek's End.)
June 10-11, 17-18, *23-25, 30 
July 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30
August 4-6

Tech week: August 11th

Show times: General audience performances are at the Crighton Theatre in Conroe (map).
Friday, August 16th @ 7pm
Saturday, August 17th @ 2pm
Saturday, August 17th @ 7pm
Sunday, August 18th @ 2pm

Join our Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/377381526141904/.

Director: Ashlie Driver
Assistant Director: Josh Marchant
Choreographer: Hannah Weaver

Contact the show coordinator at crystal@cythouston.org for more information.


Characters:

Narrator(s)

The Narrator(s) tell the story through word and song, guiding the audience through the story of Joseph and his brothers.

Jacob

Also known as Israel, Jacob is the father of twelve sons, his favorite being Joseph.

Joseph

Obviously his father's favorite, Joseph early on shows a talent for interpreting dreams and telling the future. This gets him into trouble with his brothers when he predicts his future will include ruling over the other eleven. However, it saves his life when in Egypt he correctly interprets Pharaoh's dreams. In the end he has risen to a great position of power, but he still forgives his brothers and brings his family to Egypt to partake of the beauty he has accumulated there.

Ishmaelites

Men of the desert, they buy Joseph as a slave, take him to Egypt, and sell him to Potiphar.

Potiphar

Mrs. Potiphar

Beautiful and scheming, Mrs. Potiphar tries to seduce Joseph, but is unsuccessful. However, she does manage to rip off much of his clothing just as her husband comes into the room, thus condemning him to prison.

Baker

One of Pharaoh's servants, the Baker is in person is in prison with Joseph who correctly interprets his dreams and predicts that he will be put to death.

Butler

Another of Pharaoh's servants, the Butler is also in prison with Joseph who also correctly interprets his dreams, this time that he will be released and taken back into Pharaoh's household. It is the Butler who tells Pharaoh about Joseph and his uncanny ability with dreams.

Pharoah

The most powerful man in Egypt, Pharaoh is considered a god on earth. When Joseph interprets his dreams, he promotes him to one of the highest positions in his government. In most productions, Pharaoh is portrayed as an Elvis Presley style figure.

Reuben

Eldest son of Jacob; sings "Those Canaan Days".

Simeon

Second son of Jacob.

Levi

Third son of Jacob; sings "One More Angel in Heaven".

Judah

Fourth son of Jacob; he pleads with Joseph when Benjamin is falsely arrested for theft of a goblet; sings "Benjamin Calypso". Jesus Christ was one of his descendants.

Dan

Fifth son of Jacob

Naphtali

Sixth son of Jacob.

Gad

Seventh son of Jacob.

Asher

Eighth son of Jacob.

Issachar

Ninth son of Jacob.

Zebulun

Tenth son of Jacob; he had three sons.

Benjamin

Twelfth son of Jacob. Joseph accuses him of stealing the golden cup. After Joseph went missing Benjamin was beloved.

The Wives

Children's Chorus