Go, Go, Go Anthony Fedorov; "American Idol" Alum to Play Joseph in Saint Paul

News   Go, Go, Go Anthony Fedorov; "American Idol" Alum to Play Joseph in Saint Paul
 
"American Idol" finalist Anthony Fedorov, who has played the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in several productions around the country, will revisit the character in Saint Paul, MN, at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Dec. 7-Jan. 2, 2011.

Anthony Fedorov in a 2009 Joseph
Anthony Fedorov in a 2009 Joseph Photo by Chris Bennion

The Ordway production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical, a family favorite, will also feature Jennifer Paz (Les Miserables, Miss Saigon) as the Narrator, T. Mychael Rambo as Jacob and Potiphar and Stewart Gregory as the Pharoah.

Lisa Bartholomew-Given (Wife), Marnie Buckner (Wife), Kari Lee Cartwright (Wife), Kym Chambers (Wife), Nicole Fenstad (Wife), Larissa Gritti (Wife), Timotha Lanae (Wife), Megan McClellan (Wife/Apache Dancer), Julianne Mundale (Wife/Mrs. Potiphar), Bridget Noltimier (Wife), Joel Liestman (Rueben), Michael Gruber (Simeon), Chad M. Anderson (Levi), Jered Tanner (Napthali/Butler), John R. Sloan (Issachar), AJ Eskridge (Asher), Randy Schmeling (Dan), Brian Kim (Zebulun), Brian Sostek (Gad/Apache Dancer), Kinaundrae Lee (Benjamin) and Tony Vierling (Judah) will complete the cast.

Performing with the adult cast of almost 30 are more than 40 children from the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin.

James A. Rocco will direct and choreograph from a previous staging Rocco created with Jayme McDaniel.

The creative team will comprise Jeff Rizzo (musical Director/conductor), Martin Christoffel (set designer), Tom Surge (lighting designer) and Zach Williamson (sound designer). According to the Ordway, "It's going to be a Technicolor holiday as the Ordway produces Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's irresistible story of Joseph, his jealous brothers and one very colorful garment. This new and playful production is filled with surprising humor for adults and dazzling delights for children." Popular Twin Cities performer Lori Dokken will entertain patrons with special holiday music in the Marzitelli Foyer prior to each performance.

The Ordway Center is located at 345 Washington Street in Saint Paul. For tickets, call (651) 224-4222 or visit Ordway.org.

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