Louisburg College Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Show Opens April 9 at Norris Theatre

Joseph_and_the_Amazing_Technicolor_DreamcoatLOUISBURG, N.C.— The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. He is purchased by Potiphar where thwarting advances from Potiphar’s wife lands him in jail. When news of Joseph’s gift to interpret dreams reaches the Pharaoh, Joseph is well on his way to becoming second in command. Eventually his brothers, having suffered greatly, unknowingly find themselves groveling at the feet of the brother they betrayed but no longer recognize. After testing their integrity, Joseph reveals himself, leading to a heartfelt reconciliation of the sons of Israel. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.

Joseph is produced with special arrangement with Rogers and Hammerstein Music Library and will run the following dates: April 9,11,16 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 12 and Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 p.m. A school-day matinee will be presented on Friday, April 17, 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. 


Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and children, and can be purchased by calling (919) 497-3300. Tickets can also be purchased at the Louisburg College Box Office (located in the Holt Lobby of the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center) from 1-5pm, Monday through Friday, or at the Norris Theatre door before the beginning of each performance. All tickets are for general admission seating.


Walter Hurst, Director of the Norris Theatre at (919) 497-3429 or whurst@louisburg.edu for more information.

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Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is the oldest two-year residential college in the nation, and the only one in North Carolina. With a student body of 700 students, over 90 percent of Louisburg graduates continue their education at four-year schools. Learn more at www.louisburg.edu.