Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Musical Info & Synopsis


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is based on the biblical story of Joseph, who is given a magnificent coat by his father. This favoritism sparks jealousy among his brothers, who sell Joseph into slavery. After Joseph ends up in Egypt, his ability to interpret dreams leads him from a prison cell to the court of Pharaoh. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a tale of family, resilience, and the enduring bonds of love.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1968)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: BCE / Canaan, Egypt

Creative Team

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics: Tim Rice

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1974)➝

Original Broadway Cast (1982)➝

London Cast (1991)➝

Canadian Cast (1992)➝

Los Angeles Cast (1993)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1960s, British, Broken 4th Wall, Child Roles, Classic, Country, NarratorPopPopularReligious, Rock & Roll, Royalty, Sung-Through

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