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A crash of drums, a flash of light! And the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre stage explodes with Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s spectacular staging of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT! This international smash hit plays the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway in Atlanta, from July 15-17, 2016. Tickets are on sale NOW at http://www.TicketMaster.com or 800-745-3000.
The first full-length musical by the legendary theatrical team of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, JOSEPH is a lovely, comic, and colorful journey through the Biblical story of young Joseph, sold into slavery by his brothers after his father favored him with a gorgeous colored cloak. His gift of prophecy saves him from an uncertain fate and helps him to rescue Egypt from famine. Animated with a high-energy mix of music and dancing from 50’s rock to calypso to country, this show is hailed for its family-friendly storyline, universal themes, and catchy music.
Described as a high-voltage extravaganza, JOSEPH includes such classic songs as the contemplative “Any Dream Will Do,” the Caribbean infused “Benjamin Calypso,” the dazzling “Jacob and Sons/Joseph’s Coat,” the rockabilly sensation “Song of the King (Seven Fat Cows),” and the unforgettable “Go, Go, Go Joseph.”
Atlanta area native and international stage veteran Stanley Allyn Owen stars in the title role with Galen Crawley as The Narrator, Broadway star and Georgia native Glenn Rainey as Potiphar, and Shane Delancey as Pharaoh.
The cast also features J. Koby Parker (Rueben), Cansler McGehee, (Napthali), Beau Harmon (Asher), CJ Babb (Gad), Chase Davidson (Simeon), Quentin Brown (Judah), Nick Eibler (Zebulon), Austin Tijerina (Dan), Austin Tijerina (Issachar), and Matt Alea (Benjamin).
The female ensemble includes Bonnie Harris, Becca Potter, Becky Simmons, Jenna Jackson, Alexis Bruza, Natalie Rhea Goodwin, and Remington Bogdanovich.
JOSEPH also features a chorus of local children including Chris Arrendondo, Avri Bartolozzi, Jada Bartolozzi, Autumn Bristow, Christian Conte, Kaia Davis,
Allison Gann, Abby Goldberg, Arjaye Johnson, Evan Jones, Neve Juday, Hayden Kerzie, Joseph Masson, MC Owens, Olivia Owens, Martin Sholl, Mabel Tyler,
Katie Van de Water, Kiersten Wallace, Elizabeth Windley, and Olivia Windley.
The creative team for JOSEPH includes Lyric Artistic Director Brandt Blocker (Director), Cindy Mora Reiser (Choreographer), Bill Newberry (Musical Director), Lee Shiver (Scenic Designer), Amanda Egerton West (Costume Designer), Michael Wolmer (Lighting Designer), Cassie Garner (Scenic Artist), and George Deavours (Wig Designer).
Atlanta Lyric Theatre is celebrating 37 years as the Atlanta area’s only local professional musical theatre company! They are dedicated to producing the best in musical theatre and fostering the growth of the Atlanta theatrical community. Through educational programs and the pursuit of artistic excellence, they seek to inspire and expand the audience for musical theatre. Atlanta Lyric Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. JOSEPH is an extra show between seasons as the Lyric readies for the beginning of their 37th sensational season in August. For information on their new season, and to purchase subscriptions or single tickets, visit them at www.AtlantaLyric.com or by calling the box office at 404-377-9948.
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