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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - 50th Anniversary
27 Feb

The irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.
Lyrics by Tim Rice

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colours.

Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred son Joseph. After being sold into slavery by his brothers, he ingratiates himself with Egyptian noble Potiphar, but ends up in jail after refusing the amorous 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, Elvis-inspired, Pharaoh. Joseph’s solution to Egypt’s famine elevates him to Pharaoh’s right-hand man and reunites him with his family.

The magical musical is full of catchy songs in a variety of styles, from a parody of French ballads (“Those Canaan Days”), to country-western (“One More Angel in Heaven”) and calypso (“Benjamin Calypso”), along with the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.” There are a variety of different versions of Joseph available for licensing; pick the version that suits you.  

To celebrate this milestone, we are offering a reduced royalty for performances in 2018.*

14% of your gross box office takings*

15% of your gross box office takings*

flat fee of $60 per performance*



Appropriate for all audiences and groups, Joseph is performed hundreds of times a year by schools around the world.

Apply online via the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button on the show page.
*Conditions apply.



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