ESM Spartan Stage Performs Joseph on Feb. 9-11
Spartan Stage will present the family-friendly musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on February 9, 10 and 11. Performances are at 7 p.m. each night at ESM Central High School with an additional matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The tale of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life in this delightful musical featuring universal themes and catchy music. The show has little spoken dialogue and is primarily sung through a variety of musical styles. After the favorite son, Joseph, is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, he is taken to Egypt where he endures a series of adventures that challenge his spirit and humanity.
The musical features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Joseph is being produced and directed by Adam Shatraw. Musical directors are Michelle Currier and Virginia Labatos while Steve Culhane is the pit orchestra conductor. The costume designer is Lorien Beaulieu, while Sarah Anson and Kevin Oliver are leading the technical elements of the show.
Student Jack Bousquet is production stage manager, while Gabrielle Hill & Griffin Ferrari are assistant stage managers.
New this year, tickets can be ordered online and you can choose from all available seats. Visit https://esmchs.booktix.com/ to order online. Tickets are $10 each and can also be purchased from any member of the Spartan Stage company or by printing & mailing the ticket order form below. All reserved tickets will be held in your name at the box office and can be picked up the night of the performance.
Wheelchair accessible seating is available. For additional information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-434-3377.
The cast includes narrators Summer Cardarelli, Robyn Walters, Ellie Beaulieu and Anabella Owens. Adam Jones plays Joseph while Cooper Pokrentowski is Jacob. Joseph’s Brothers are played by Jason Neubauer (Reuben), John Kipping (Simeon), Jack Callahan (Levi), Ben Houseman (Naphtali), Michael Graves (Isaachar), Ben Briggs (Asher), Nicolas Worden (Dan), Hunter Husnay (Zebulon), Thomas Kipping (Gad), David Griffith (Benjamin) and Peter Hager (Judah).
Other roles include Cooper Pokrentowski as Potiphar; Aline Cunia, Mrs. Potiphar; Jack Callahan, Butler; Michael Graves, Baker; Jacob Kindon, Pharaoh and Anna Markert, Apache Dancer.
The brothers’ wives are played by Hannah Caccamo, Erin Houghtaling, Sydney Caramanna, Sarah Moran, Anna Markert, Camryn Greabell, Breeya Myrick, Sierra Falcone, Sara Stevenson, Sophie Hartz and Abby Oliver.
The general ensemble features Jessica Carhart, Lilly Chaires, Aline Cunia, Brooke Dodge, Logan Grosso, Jacob Kindon, Kalie Ladd , Julia Paz, Emily Peterson, Samantha Searle, Jack Walters.