Eric Kunze Will Star in San Diego's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Complete Casting Announced

News   Eric Kunze Will Star in San Diego's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Complete Casting Announced
 
Eric Kunze, who has starred on Broadway in Les Mirserables, Miss Saigon and Damn Yankees, will play the title role in San Diego Musical Theatre's megamix version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, beginning Sept 23, prior to an official opening Sept. 24, at the Lyceum Theatre.

The limited engagement, which kicks off SDMT's season and runs through Oct. 9, is directed by Ron Kellum, who was seen on Broadway in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The production features musical direction by Don LeMaster and choreography by Johnny Dean Harvey and Chad Everett Allen.

The musical, penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, includes a cast of 25 and a youth choir of 18. Joseph…, according to press notes, is the "hilarious telling of the story of Joseph, his jealous brothers and one extremely loud garment! [Joseph… is] a colorful tale that spans musical styles from calypso to rock to disco to Bollywood."

The cast also includes Bethany Slomka as the Narrator; Josh Adamson as Levi-Pharaoh; Ed Hollingsworth as Jacob/Potiphar; Raul Avina as Issachar/Baker; Johnny Fletcher as Simeon; Reggie Hutchins as Gad/Butler; Luke H. Jacobs as Naphtali; Jimmy Keith Latimer Jr. as Judah; Mike Motroni as Asher; Shaun Tuazon as Benjamin; Tyler Vess as Dan; Dan Windham as Rueben; Zachary Scott Wolfe as Zebulon; and Joy Allen, Cassie Bowman, Mollie Esau, Meagan Flint, Elise Harvey, Lauren King, Joanna Louise, Katie McConaughy, Sabrina Olivieri, Juliana Rotta and Melissa Ryan as the Wives.

Other members of the creative team include lighting designer Stephen Terry, sound designer Larry Esau and stage manager Tarin Hurstell.

San Diego Musical Theatre is an award-winning, nonprofit theatre company that seeks to bring vibrant musical theatre to the San Diego community. The mission of SDMT is to "impact audiences by producing a range of classic and contemporary musical productions that engage and enhance the overall theatre experience." The Lyceum Theatre is located at 79 Horton Plaza in San Diego, CA. For tickets, call (858) 560-5740 or visit www.sdmt.org.

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