Sheridan Smith will return to the West End in the upcoming revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium.
The Bafta and Olivier award-winning actress will take on the role of the Narrator in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic musical which is re-imagined in a brand new production directed by Laurence Connor.
Smith was last on stage in the critically acclaimed production of Funny Girl which ran at the Menier Chocolate Factory and the Savoy Theatre.
The Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps star’s theatre credits include A Midsummer Nights Dream (Noel Coward Theatre), Hedda Gabler (Old Vic), Flare Path (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Little Shop of Horrors (Menier Chocolate Factory), Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre) and Into The Woods (Donmar Warehouse).
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is based on the story of the coat of many colours from the Bible’s Book of Genesis and features numbers such as “Close Every Door”, “Benjamin Calypso” and “Any Dream Will Do”.
Released as a concept album in 1969, the stage version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has become one of the world’s most beloved family musicals over the last fifty years.
Director Laurence Connor will be joined on the creative team by Choreographer JoAnn M Hunter, Morgan Large who will design the set and costumes, Lighting Designer Ben Cracknell and Sound Designer Gareth Owen.
Full casting will be announced int he coming months.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is booking from 27 June 2019 until 7 September 2019 at the London Palladium.