JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Tue 23 – Sat 27 October
When producer/director Bill Kenwright brings his renowned production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT to the Theatre Royal, Nottingham from Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 October, audiences will undoubtedly recognize the young man in the leading role…
KEITH JACK was one of the most popular finalists in the hit BBC series Any Dream Will Do. Watched by millions every Saturday night, the show was produced to find a leading man for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s newWest End production. Keith, chosen from tens of thousands of wannabees, charmed audiences week after week with his vocal talents before finally coming in a close second. He went on to play the Narrator in theUK tour of Joseph and in 2011 he took over the lead role, which he continues to play during the 2012 autumn tour
Keith appeared as The Prince in Sleeping Beauty at the King’s Theatre, Glasgow 2011 Christmas pantomime. He has also performed as Aladdin in Aladdin at the King’s Theatre,Glasgowand the title role in Peter Pan at His Majesty’s Theatre inAberdeen. Keith created the lead role of Charlie in the new musical Only the Brave, which premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Concerts include: performing in front of her Majesty the Queen and the Spanish Royal Family at the Parliament Picnic’, Choices for Life 2008 & 2009 playing to over 100,000 people and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s birthday concert at Hyde Park.
Keith has released two albums. His debut was called This Time and went into the Top 40. His most recent album An Evening at the Musicals was released last year. Most recently he has been inNew Yorkrecording the soundtrack for a film called The Dreams of Kings which was entered at the New York Film Festival
Having enjoyed sensational reviews, Bill Kenwright’s ‘AMAZING’, ‘SUPERB’, ‘WONDERFUL’ and ‘BRILLIANT’ production of TIM RICE and ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’s sparkling family musical continues to enjoy huge success across the country with standing ovations at every performance.
This colourful retelling of the biblical story about Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours sings out to young and old alike with a score which is crammed wall to wall with hits – including Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door and Any Dream Will Do.
Bill Kenwright, one of the most successful and prolific producers in British theatre today, (whose current hit West End shows include the musicals Blood Brothers and Cabaret and shortly, acclaimed drama Volcano, was on the expert panel of judges alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber, Denise Van Outen and John Barrowman and is delighted that Keith is taking on the leading role. Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Directed by Bill Kenwright, Designed by Sean Cavanagh, Choreographed by Henry Metcalfe, Lighting designed by Mark Howett and Sound designed by Chris Full.
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT: Theatre Royal,Nottingham
Dates: Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 October
Performance Times: Tue – Thu 7.30pm, Wed & Thu Matinees 1.30pm, Fri 5pm & 8pm, Sat 2pm, 5pm & 8pm
Ticket Prices: £28.50 – £13
Box Office: 0115 989 5555
Website & Online Booking: www.trch.co.uk