Question: What do sheep, selfies, Elvis, jealousy, calypso music, corn, betrayal, ballet, country music, redemption, fishing, rock and roll, famine, reconciliation, hip hop, and the Blues Brothers have in common? Answer: They are all part of The MHS production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamCoat.”
The show tells the story of Jacob and his 12 sons, the youngest of whom is Joseph (Kevin Lee) – Jacob’s favorite. The story is told through the Narrator (Bailey Steffen) and follows the ups and downs of one the Old Testament’s most famous families. “Joseph” runs from April 3 to April 5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the MHS Auditorium.
General admission tickets are available at River Valley Bank, Dave’s County Market, the MHS Activities office or at the door the day of the show.
The cast includes Kevin Lee as Joseph and Bailey Steffen as the narrator. The Brothers are played by Jacob Beyer, Jerry Boquist, Dillon Chieves, Noah Duginski, Nathan Francour, Brady Geiss, David Kleinschmidt, Cole Severt, Trevor Stadler, John Traeger and Brett Woller. The Dreamgirls are played by Brooke Bushor, Annie DeBroux, Molly Dux, Laura Grefe, McKenzie Reimann, Morgan Sondelski, Morgan Thompson and Michelle Tlusty. Dancers are Morgan Bloch, Monica Helman, Maggie Holdorf, Michelle Locke, Alexis Lofy, Courtney Pagel, Matie Purmal, Emily Schroeder, Sierra Smith, Miranda Vosburgh and Kayla Zuleger. The ensemble consists of Mason Cleveland, Sarah Gessler, Ali Kleinschmidt, Melissa Pierson, Ashley Sarasin, Sierra Severt, Makayla Taylor, Elizabeth Weix and Faith Wheat.
The production is directed by James Bjorklund, with Sue Brockmann serving as choreographer and assistant director.