– Joseph’s coat spans an amazing 12 metres, weighs an astonishing 20kg and cost a jaw-dropping £10,000.
– Bill Kenwright’s record-breaking production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and Tim Rice’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT toured for twelve years from 1979, breaking box office records around the country and attracting an audience of 5 million fans and entered The Guinness Book of Records as the longest running touring stage musical of all time.
– Since 1979 there have been over 10,000 performances of Bill Kenwright’s production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT This ‘juggernaut of joy’ hit the road again in January 1997 and, once again, has been playing to capacity houses across the country. Over a million people will see the show this year alone.
– JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT began life as a 15 minute piece for an end of term school concert. Since then, it’s grown into the most popular musical ever written.
– The production uses state-of-the-art lighting incorporating over 300 different lanterns all connected by over 3 miles of cable!
– Every week, 40 local children join the production to form the choir which plays an integral part in the show. Over the years, more than 25,000 children have been involved. Some have even reappeared a few years later and joined the production as part of the main company.
– Joseph has over the years been renowned for its famous star cast members. They include, Philip Schofield, Darren Day and Jason Donovan.