The rest of the cast has been announced for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium alongside Jac Yarrow, Jason Donovan, Alexandra Burke and Linzi Hateley. Tickets are on sale now
Full casting has been confirmed for the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium this summer.
As previously announced, it stars Jac Yarrow as Joseph, Jason Donovan as Pharaoh and Alexandra Burke as the Narrator. Linzi Hateley will play the Narrator at special performances, returning to the role she had at the London Palladium in the 1990s opposite Donovan as Joseph.
They will be joined by Steffan Lloyd Evans as Reuben and Bobby Windebank as Simeon. The rest of the company will be Femi Akinfolarin, Jabari Braham, Gemma Buckingham, Thalia Burt, Jasmin Colangelo, Jonathan Cordin, Francessca Daniella-Baker, Alexander Day, Andre Fabien Francis, Llandyll Gove, Abigayle Honeywill, Blythe Jandoo, Danny Nattrass, Perry O’Dea, Georgina Parkinson, Emily-Ann Potter, Jon Reynolds, Rochelle Sherona, Katie Singh and Callum Train.
The young performers in the show will be Ava Belle Alexander, Toby Byers, Mei Chiu, Esme Connolly, Hattie Connolly, Alinah Dagpin, Amelie Davison, Josselyn Ospina Escobar, Kaylenn Aires Fonseca, Noah Swer Fox, Bella Harding, Amber Hodder, Rafferty Ison, Holly Jade Roberts, Harry Jelley, Livi Kent, Tamar Laniado, Charlie McGonagle, Isabelle Mullally, Edesiri Paula Okpenerho, Amy Osborn, Millie Playle, Riley Plummer, Teddy Probets, Austin Riley, Harrison Skinner, Ethan Sokontwe, Ellis Sutherland, Charlie Tumbridge and Lilli Watkins.
With a 1 July scheduled start date, the producers plan to accommodate full-capacity audiences in accordance with the intended lifting of all limits on social contact – currently set to happen on 21 June under the Government’s “roadmap”.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, enjoyed a completely sold-out season in 2019.
It is directed by Laurence Connor whose credits include the London and Broadway production of School of Rock, London productions of Miss Saigon and Chess, the international arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella which opens this July at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. He is co-director of the new version of Les Misérables that has been staged on Broadway and on UK and US tours.
The creative team also includes choreographer JoAnn M Hunter, with set and costumes designed by Morgan Large, lighting design by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Gareth Owen. The company manager is Paul Bouchier, with Matt Elesmore as stage manager, Elaine Yeung as deputy stage manager, Laura Smith as assistant stage manager/book cover, Sam Rixon and Lizzie Alderson as assistant stage managers and Lucy Gosden as technical swing. The producer is Michael Harrison.