[October 11, 2013]
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After several weeks of
preparation and practice, Lincoln Christian Church will tonight
offer their debut performance of "Joseph and the Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat." The production is being directed by
Tim Searby, and the cast is made up of members of the church.
Performances are Oct. 11, 12,
18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.
Here is the synopsis of the
|"The biblical saga of
Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in
this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's
favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When
he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to
Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his
spirit and humanity are continually challenged. He is
purchased by Potiphar, and thwarting advances from
Potiphar's wife lands him in jail. When news of Joseph's
gift to interpret dreams reaches the Pharaoh (wryly and
riotously depicted as Elvis), Joseph is well on his way to
becoming second in command.
"Eventually his brothers, having suffered greatly,
unknowingly find themselves groveling at the feet of the
brother they betrayed but no longer recognize. After testing
their integrity, Joseph reveals his identity, leading to a
heartfelt reconciliation of the sons of Israel.
"Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from
country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n'
roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and
--Copied from press release
posted in LDN July 24
Here are some random shots
from the Wednesday night dress rehearsal.
Pictures by Lisa Ramlow