Niles High to perform ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Leader photos/CRAIG HAUPERT Drew Mikel, shown here during a dress rehearsal Tuesday, will play Joseph in Niles High School’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Saturday and Sunday.

Leader photo/CRAIG HAUPERT — Drew Mikel, shown here during a dress rehearsal Tuesday, will play Joseph in Niles High School’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Saturday and Sunday.

One of the most popular musicals of all time is coming to the Niles High School Auditorium.

This weekend, Niles High School will perform “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The plot is based on the coat of many colors story of Joseph from the bible’s Book of Genesis.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Director Patrick Bondy said the family-friendly musical has a run time of about 90 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

“Bring the kids — young and old will enjoy it,” he said. “It is almost an entirely sung musical, so it is not a traditional book musical at all.”

Cost is $7 or $5 for seniors.

Bondy said the approximately 25 cast members have attended two-hour plus rehearsals daily for the last two months to bring the winter musical to life.

“This core cast has been an amazing group of hard workers,” he said. “I am really impressed with their amount of dedication.”

Also leading the show is musical director Matthew Hunckler and technical director Rob Babler.

 

CAST LIST

Narrator — Makenzie Kuhns

Narrator — Anna Lapham

Narrator — Kara West

Children — Nicholas Berry, Ashley Blankenship Allyssa Carmichael, Meg Crites, Ashantia Gibson, Erica Horton, Jayla Outlaw, Kaitlyn Hopper, Riley Hopper Emma Miller, Jordan Jameson

Joseph — Drew Mikel

Jacob — Curry Grimes

Rueban — Emily Jackson

Simeon — Nic Runholt

Levi — Matt Golubski

Napthali — Kaia Hurley

Isaachar — Adam Rasmussen

Asher — Simon Constable

Dan — Josiah Smith

Zebulun — Joe Pena

Gad — Macy Grimes

Benjamin — Lucas Boling

Judah — Julia Kosten

Jacob’s Wives, Ishmaelites, and Egyptians — Perla Chavez, Brianna Elms, Micah Lamb, Emily Jackson, Emily Lapham, Cadence Mix-Dean, Raina Rampoldt, Emily Roberts, Jackie Roberts, Abby Stein, Kianna Trujillo, Alma Vazquez, Victoria Velez

Potiphar — Adam Rasmussen

Mrs. Potiphar — Payton Morris

Butler — Emily Jackson

Baker — Payton Morris

Pharaoh — Matt Golubski

Apache Dancer — Macy Grimes & Abby Stein

Artists — Saja Jaber, Alma Vazquez, Micah Lamb, Jackie Roberts, Emily Roberts, Drew Mikel, Joe Peña, Adam Rasmussen, Matt Golubski, Julia Kosten and Josiah Smith

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