WINTERSVILLE - Students and teachers are gearing up for the Jefferson County Christian School's production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," the first musical production at the school's new location on Fernwood Road.
The musical, to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the school, is being directed by Susan Bullard, with choreography by Cheryl Pompeo. There also is a 2 p.m. matinee planned Saturday. Tickets cost $8 per person, and there is limited seating.
The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life in this musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.
READY FOR PERFORMANCE — Preparing for the Jefferson County Christian School’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” are, Nicolas Marshall, center; and standing, from left, Bo Johnson, Collin Cassidy, Theresa Recznik, Melanie Lewis and Lani Moro. The musical will be presented at the school at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday. - Contributed
He is purchased by Potiphar where thwarting advances from Potiphar's wife lands him in jail. When news of Joseph's gift to interpret dreams reaches the Pharaoh, Joseph is well on his way to becoming second in command. Eventually his brothers, having suffered greatly, unknowingly find themselves groveling at the feet of the brother they betrayed but no longer recognize.
The Broadway version of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" has lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The cast includes Meadow Jackson and Theresa Recznik as Narrators; Nicolas Marshall, Joseph; Jon Anderson, Pharoah; Ryan Smurthwaite, Potiphar; Alyssa Beadle, Mrs. Potiphar; Collin Cassidy, Baker; Blaze Bowers, Butler; Bo Johnson, Chris McGurn, Matt Townsend, Vaughn Foster, Garrison Mathison, Isaac Klug, Alex Lewis, Chris Brown, Jon Anderson, brothers; Alyssa Beadle, Melanie Lewis, Kassie Lucas, Lani Moro, Hannah Hirsch, Breona Brown, Sarah Moro, Christine Venditti, Amy Greene, Elizabeth Wendt, Lindy Bowers, wives; Rochelle Whitmire, Rosarie Scarnecchia, Keasha Barz, Alayna Pugh, swing actors; and Celia Crosby, Danielle Coles, Ava Schloss, Hailey Biro, Derrick McMasters, Olivia Chanoski, Hannah Good, Hannah Miller, Leah Pennington, Philumena Miravalle, Christina Recznik, Emily Manley, Sam Maiorano, Nate Eddy, Ben Reed, Allen Moro, Gabriel Beadle, Carson Probert, Blane Bowers, Porter Maiorano, Elijah Foster, children's cast.
Contact Julie Lucas for tickets at (740) 275-4326.