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Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

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August 6 - 10, 2025

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Why See Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat?

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Joseph is finally back!

It's back! After sell-out runs in London's West End, Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat is being donned once more for a fantastic jaunt around the country. Having now surpassed its 50th birthday musical theatre fans will be delighted that Joseph and his extravagant threads are back on stage where they belong once more.

First fashioned as a musical concept album that was performed at Colet Court School, the success of the duo's next venture, Jesus Christ Superstar, saw a revival of interest in the show, with its first West End production following in 1973.

Since then, it has gone on to become an international megahit, a highly sought-after show that sees productions range from glitzy theatrical juggernauts to delightful local concerts, all capturing the magic of ALW and Tim Rice's exuberant music and storytelling.

Go go Joseph - The story of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

With songs ranging from hopeful ballads (Any Dream Will Do) to vaudeville and rock'n'roll infused confections (King of My Heart and Benjamin Calypso among many others), Joseph tells the story as written in Genesis, of the youngest brother of 12 and the extraordinary journey he is sent on when his siblings set out to kill him for being his father's favourite. From attempted murder victim to pet of the Pharaoh of Egypt, Joseph soars with his singular talent of being able to interpret dreams and predict the future. But don't let all that murder stuff put you off, this is a joyful show brimming with heart, hope and a lot of showbiz pizazz!

So, if you're looking to join the party and celebrate over half a century of this musical theatre classic, this is one event you won't want to miss as it pitches up at the Palladium for another go!

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Dates

Opening night: 6 August 2025

Cast and Creative

Cast

Donny Osmond as Pharaoh in Edinburgh
Joseph McElderry as Pharoah in Sunderland (14 to 19 January) and Newcastle (10 to 15 June)

Creative

Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
Directed by Laurence Connor

Awards

2020 Olivier Award Nominations

Best Actor in a Musical - Jac Yarrow
Best Musical Revival 

What you thought

29 reviews, average rating: (3.0 Stars)

3.0 star rating

Rachel: “Fantastic Performance!!”

Absolutely loved every minute of it!! Was great to see Jason Donovan back... more

Sue Clamp: “Joseph Show in Manchester”

Amazing show. All the cast worked so hard. We'll done. Loved Jason as Pharaoh... more

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