Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s much-loved musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is set for a major revival at the London Palladium in summer 2019.
The musical, which tells the story of Joseph in the book of Genesis celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018, having first been developed as a concept album and then performed at a school in London in 1968.
Casting has not been announced, however, there is some form in casting a star in the role of Joseph. Jason Donovan starred in the 1991 production at the London Palladium in a career-defining performance, with Lee Mead and Gareth Gates playing Joseph when the production was revived at the Adelphi Theatre in 2007.
Mead was cast in the role having won the BBC talent series Any Dream Will Do whilst Gareth Gates was the original Pop Idol runner-up.
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat features a classic score with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, and includes the numbers “Any Dream Will Do”, “Close Every Door” and “Go, Go, Go Joseph”.
News on who will direct, as well as the creative team, is yet to be announced.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday 7th December.