The multi-platinum recording artist will portray Joseph in the theatre company's upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Performances are scheduled for July 31-Aug. 25.
The musical will be directed and choreographed by Ogunquit Playhouse associate producer Jayme McDaniel.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, according to the Playhouse, brings the "Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors to vibrant life in a delightful musical parable. The musical is set to cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso, to bubble-gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll" that includes the songs “Go, Go, Go Joseph” and “Any Dream Will Do.”
Clay Aiken became a household name while appearing on the second season of "American Idol." His debut album "Measure of a Man" skyrocketed to multi-platinum status. Aiken has launched ten national concert tours, authored a New York Times best-selling memoir, "Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life," and released several albums. He made his Broadway debut as Sir Robin in the Tony Award-winning production of Spamalot in 2008 and 2009.