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Joseph

and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Text: Tim Rice

Premiere on March 3, 2000 at the Raimund Theater
Last performance on January 14, 2001
236 performance, approx. 251,000 visitors

The most colorful, cheerful, lively musical ever. The story of Joseph, who is sold to Egypt by his eleven brothers from Canaan; of his threats from the Madame Potiphar and his unstoppable ascent to the side of the Pharaoh. Not a dry Bible lesson, but a rousing kaleidoscope of musical catchy tunes, groovy dance scenes and a good dose of humor. Andrew Lloyd Webber's mix of rock, calypso and country music - rearranged by Beat4Feet.

The Leading Team:

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Text: Tim Rice
Directed by Werner Sobotka
Choreography: Kim Duddy
Musical direction:
Martin Gellner & Werner Stranka
Set design: Hans Kudlich
Costumes: Andrea Hammer
Lighting design: Michael "Senna" Brock
Sound design: D / A Music production: Andreas M. Frei & Dietz Tinhof

The premiere cast:

Joseph: Hannes Muik
Narrator: Lucy Thould
Pharaoh: Paul Kribbe
Potiphar / Jacob: Peter Faerber

Joseph's brothers, Ishmaelites, Potiphar's servants, prisoners, guards, temple staff, Pharaoh court, fans:

Judah: Norman Stehr / Cedric Lee Bradley
Simeon: Jerome Knols
Asher: Simon Eichenberger
Isaachar: László Pekár
Dan: Matthias Bitterlin
Zebulun / baker: Ruben Gabira
Gad: Ramesh Nair
Benjamin: Gregor Tscherne
Naphtali: Mariano Carlini
Reuben: Torsten Björn Schmidt
Levi / Butler: Otto Pichler

Joseph's sister-in-law, Ismaelite, Potiphar's attendants, guards, prisoners, temple staff, court, fans:

Manuela Haudek, Miruna Mihailescu, Ramona Ludwig, Katrin Mersch, Stefanie Schwendy, Nina Weiss, Eleonora Talamini, Alexandra Schmid

Swings:

Natalie Alison, Susanne Ten Harmsen, Christa Helige

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