The musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat returns to Pieter Toerien’s Theatre on the Bay stage on Friday August 12.
Earl Gregory (CATS, Sweeney Todd) stars as Joseph, the role that launched his stage career in 2005 and for which he won a Naledi Award for Best Male Newcomer. Bianca le Grange (Blood Brothers, Idols 2004) is the narrator, and multiple award-winning actor Jonathan Roxmouth (Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, CATS, Sunset Boulevard, A Handful of Keys, I’m Playing Your Song) is Pharoah.
The stellar supporting cast includes Dean Roberts, Sven-Eric Muller, Kenneth Meyer, Jarryd Nurden, Calvin Grandling, Richard Gau, Rhys Williams, Michael McMeeking, Sonwa Sekuba, Emile Doubell, Mila de Biaggi, Venolia Manale, Thalia Burt, Stephan van der Walt, Darren Greeff and Louise Duhain.
The show is directed by Paul Warwick Griffin (Jesus Christ Superstar, HAIR, Evita, Sunset Boulevard). Musical supervision is by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and Louis Zurnamer is the musical director. Costume design is by Niall Griffin and choreography by Duane Alexander.
From humble beginnings, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat has gone on to become one of the most recognised musical productions worldwide.
The show has won Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards and has a place in The Guinness Book of Records for the world’s longest running touring musical.
The first production in South African was presented in the 1970s starring Richard Loring (The Narrator), Alvon Collison, (Pharaoh) and Bruce Millar (Joseph).
It features favourite hit songs such as Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door To Me and One More Angel In Heaven.
The show runs until Saturday November 5. Performances from Monday to Friday run at 8pm, on Saturdays at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm and on Sundays at 2.30pm and 8pm. Tickets cost from R95 to R350. Book at Computicket or call 021438 3301.