Preview: Joseph at South Shields Customs House
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
South Shields Customs House
Friday 7th – Sunday 9th August 2015.
Musical fans can enjoy a truly amazing show this week.
The youngsters from The Customs House Summer School have been working hard for the last three weeks to put on their own production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s biblical saga will be performed at the Mill Dam theatre in South Shieldsfrom Friday to Sunday.
Director Gareth Hunter said: “Rehearsals are going fantastically and the cast are proving just how talented they are every day. It’s getting nearer to the curtain going up and they are all so excited to get on stage and perform for the audience.”
The youngsters aged seven to 15 have been working on their acting, dancing and vocals with the team.
Musical director Andrew Clarence, who joined the production team this summer, has been blown away by the talent. He added: “It has been a joy to be involved with The Customs House Summer School. They may be a small company but what a wonderful sound they make. I have been astonished by the level of talent and we’re all looking forward to hearing the applause at the end of each performance that they so richly deserve.”
Join Jacobs’s favourite son Joseph and his 11 brothers and the coat of many colours in this unforgettable musical with a memorable score including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door and Go, Go, Go Joseph.
Long-time choreographer Hazel Pude added: “You really don’t want to miss this show. In my five years of doing the summer school I can truly say this is my favourite. The cast have worked so hard and I can’t wait for them to see it pay off. They are absolute stars in the making.”
Tickets for the show are £11, £9 concession or £34 family ticket and they are available from the box office on (0191) 454 1234 or online from www.customshouse.co.uk.