GO, GO, GO JOSEPH! THE BELOVED MUSICSL CONFIRMS A SECONDS MAJOR UK TOUR

GO, GO, GO JOSEPH! THE BELOVED MUSICSL CONFIRMS A SECONDS MAJOR UK TOUR

THE ACCLAIMED LONDON PALLADIUM PRODUCTION TO TOUR TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE PERFORMANCES BEGIN 14 JANUARY 2025

Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce a second major UK tour of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat which will visit Sunderland Empire in 2025. The sensational London Palladium production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary musical will play from Tuesday 14 – Sunday 19 January 2025. Tickets go on general sale Friday 14 June at 10am. Casting to be announced.

The multi-award-winning show – Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s first major collaboration – has been performed hundreds of thousands of times including multiple runs in the West End and on Broadway, international tours in over 80 countries worldwide and has become one of the world’s most beloved family musicals. Featuring much-loved pop and musical theatre classics, including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door, There’s One More Angel In Heaven and Go, Go, Go, Josephthe new London Palladium production received a rapturous reception during its 2019 and 2021 summer seasons, ahead of its first major UK tour in 2022.

Producer Michael Harrison says of today’s announcement: “After two sensational runs at The London Palladium and a celebrated 2022 tour, I am delighted to bring Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to the Sunderland Empire next year. Few shows bring the generations together the way Joseph does, and we can’t wait to welcome audiences new and old to make memories that will last a lifetime.”

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is directed by Laurence Connor. Laurence’s credits include the acclaimed London production of School of Rock and the Tony-Award nominated production on Broadway, the recent London productions of Miss SaigonChess and Cinderella, the international arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar and he is also the Co-Director of the new version of Les Misérables which has enjoyed worldwide success including Broadway, UK and US tours.

JoAnn M Hunter (who has 20 Broadway shows to her credit, including School of Rock and On A Clear Day You Can See Forever) is the show’s choreographer, set and costume design are by the award-winning Morgan Large with Ben Cracknell as Lighting Designer and Gareth Owen as Sound Designer.

Released as a concept album in 1969, the stage version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has become one of the world’s most beloved family musicals. The multi-award-winning show, which began life as a small-scale school concert, has been performed hundreds of thousands of times including multiple runs in the West End and on Broadway, international number one tours, and productions in over 80 countries as far afield as Austria and Zimbabwe and from Israel to Peru! The show features songs that have gone on to become pop and musical theatre standards, including Any Dream Will DoClose Every Door To MeJacob and Sons, There’s One More Angel In Heaven and Go, Go, Go Joseph.

Told entirely through song with the help of the NarratorJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows the story of Jacob’s favourite son Joseph and his eleven brothers. After being sold into hardship by the brothers, he ingratiates himself with Egyptian noble Potiphar but ends up in jail after refusing the advances of Potiphar’s wife. While imprisoned, Joseph discovers his ability to interpret dreams, and he soon finds himself in front of the mighty but troubled showman, the Pharaoh. As Joseph strives to resolve Egypt’s famine, he becomes Pharaoh’s right-hand man and eventually reunites with his family.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is produced by Michael Harrison.

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