Preview: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Preview: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

by Catherine Collins.

One of the world’s most beloved family musicals, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will grace the stage of the Mayflower Theatre, from April 19 to 23.

Told entirely through song, with the help of the Narrator, the show follows the story of Jacob’s favourite son, Joseph, and his eleven brothers. 

After being sold into hardship by his brothers, Joseph ingratiates himself with Egyptian noble, Potiphar, but ends up in jail after refusing the 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 showman, the Pharaoh. As Joseph strives to resolve Egypt’s famine, he becomes Pharaoh’s right-hand man and reunites with his family.

The multi-award-winning show, which began life as a small-scale school concert, has been performed hundreds of thousands of times, including multiple runs in the West End and Broadway, and as far afield as Austria, Zimbabwe, Israel and Peru! 

The show features songs that have gone on to become pop and musical theatre standards, including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door to Me, Jacob and Sons, and There’s One More Angel in Heaven

The sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat stars Alexandra Burke as Narrator, Jason Donovan as Pharaoh, and Jac Yarrow as Joseph.

Tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (19 – 23 April 2022) are on sale are on sale at or 02380 711811.

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