Stages St. Louis Casts Showbiz Couple for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

News   Stages St. Louis Casts Showbiz Couple for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The husband-and-wife team of Jenna Coker-Jones and Christopher Kale Jones will head the cast of the Stages St. Louis production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in July.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's biblical musical parable will run July 18-Aug. 17 at the Kirkwood Civic Center under the direction of Stephen Bourneuf.

Christopher Kale Jones stars in the title role with Jenna Coker-Jones as the Narrator, who tells of the prophetic young man "who is sold into slavery only to find adventure and redemption in Egypt."

The company will also feature Bill Lynch (Jacob, Potiphar), Matthew Schneider (Reuben), Drew Nellessen (Dan), Ben Nordstrom (Levi), David Perlman (Napthali, Baker), Timothy Wilson (Isaachar), Kristofer L. Stock (Asher), Tripp Pettigrew (Simeon, Butler), Nic Thompson (Zebulun), Brandon Davidson (Gad), Vernon Goodman (Judah), Zak Edwards (Benjamin), Lindsey Bracco (Reuben’s Wife, Mrs. Potiphar), Meegan Midkiff (Simeon's Wife), Allison Hoppe (Levi's Wife), Natalie Wisdom (Judah's Wife), Julie Kavanaugh (Zebulun's Wife), Rachel Kopf (Asher's Wife), Maria Tholl (Isaachar's Wife), Taylor Pietz (Gad's Wife), Rye Mullis (Pharaoh) and Patrick Probst (Swing).

The Joseph ensemble comprises Abby Eisen, Jeff Foster, Kelsie Johnson, Lauren Lenke, Savannah Light, Taylor Loudermann, Spencer Milford, P.J. Palmer, Alex Prakken, Parker Schultz and Olivia Threlkeld.

Bourneuf, who appeared in the original Broadway bow of Joseph, also choreographs the production that includes additional choreography by Ellen Isom and musical direction by Lisa Campbell Albert. The creative team also includes scenic designer James Wolk, costume designer Lou Bird, lighting designer Matthew McCarthy and orchestral designer Stuart M. Elmore.

Christopher Kale Jones recently appeared in the national tour of Jersey Boys as Frankie Valli. He also appeared in the La Jolla premiere of Frank Wildhorn's Zhivago, and the Steppenwolf Theatre production of The Ballad of Little Jo.

Jenna Coker-Jones was seen in the Off-Broadway runs of Evil Dead: The Musical, Fame on 42nd Street, as well as national tours of Dr. Doolittle, Seussical and Jekyll & Hyde.

Stages St. Louis presents its productions at the Kirkwood Civic Center, located at 111 South Geyer Road, St. Louis, MO. Tickets are available by calling (314) 821-2407 or by visiting www.stagesstlouis.org.