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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
St. Luke's Theatre Company

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • St. Luke's Theatre Company
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Open to All
  • Federal Way, WA
  • Project Begins: Sep 7, 2018
  • Project Ends: Nov 18, 2018
  • Project Website


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  • Contact Person: Dennette Church
  • Primary Phone: (253) 941-3000
  • Email
  • Mailing Address:

    515 S. 312th St.
    Federal Way, WA 98003


    APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Auditions will be held at St. Luke's Church: 515 S. 312th St. Federal Way, WA 98003

    Submission instructions:
    Email Dennette at drchurch24601@comcast.net to schedule an audition appointment and receive an audition form.

For their twenty-first annual fall musical, St. Luke's Theatre Company will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." One of the most enduring shows of all time, "Joseph" is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred son Joseph. After being sold into slavery by his brothers and thrown into jail, Joseph discovers his ability to interpret dreams, and he soon finds himself in front of the mighty but troubled Elvis-inspired Pharaoh. Joseph’s solution to Egypt’s famine elevates him to Pharaoh’s right-hand man and reunites him with his family. The magical musical is full of catchy songs in a variety of styles, from a parody of French ballads (“Those Canaan Days”), to country-western (“One More Angel in Heaven”) and calypso (“Benjamin Calypso”), along with the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.”

 

Other details:
We are seeking men and women age 15 and up for this production.

All roles are singing roles with all cast members required to sing in group numbers. Some roles have solo opportunities. Everyone will be choreographed within their abilities and limitations.

Men and women over the age of 20 are especially encouraged to audition.

Rehearsals begin Friday, September 7 and will be Tuesday 6:30/7:00-9:00 p.m., Fridays 6:30-10:00 p.m., and Sundays 1:00-5:00 p.m. The director only calls actors to rehearsal when they will be needed.

Performance dates are November 9, 10, 16, 17, and 18, 2018.

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
NARRATOR - The directors are open to considering one or many Narrators based on auditions. Narrator(s) is a female role. (At least one Soprano.)
JOSEPH - Our leading actor. Must have strong singing and acting and be able to carry the show. (Tenor)
JACOB - Joseph's father, may be doubling as another role such as Potiphar. (Baritone)
PHAROAH - Seeking an Elvis impersonator or 1950s doo wop voice if possible. (Tenor or Baritone)
BROTHERS - REUBEN, SIMEON, LEVI, NAPHTALI, ISSACHAR, ASHER, DAN, ZEBULON, GAD, BENJAMIN, JUDAH Three brothers will have solos or be the lead in certain songs. Some brothers may double for other roles in the production, in which case they would have additional solos.
POTIPHAR - Baritone.
MRS. POTIPHAR - Potiphar's wife.
BUTLER - servant to Pharoah
BAKER - servant to Pharoah
ENSAMBLE - Looking for 15-20 talented actors and singers that move to play wives, servants, Ishmaelites, Elvis dancers, and oh so much more!

Audition/Interview Dates:
August 27 and 28 from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Audition Requirements:
Please prepare a short monologue and any musical theatre song (total audition time not to exceed five minutes). Please bring your sheet music to the audition. An accompanist will be provided.

Monetary compensation:
All cast and crew members are volunteers.

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