Clay Aiken and Keala Settle Star in Ogunquit's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Beginning July 31
By Andrew Gans
Former "American Idol" finalist Clay Aiken dons a multicolor dreamcoat beginning July 31 at The Ogunquit Playhouse.
The multi-platinum recording artist is portraying Joseph in the theatre company's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which continues through Aug. 25.
Aiken is joined by 2013 Tony nominee Keala Settle as the Narrator, Craig Laurie as Reuben and The Butler, Bill Nolte as Jacob, Potiphar and the Baker, Matthew Ragas as the Pharaoh, Alex Puette as Levi and Nicholas Ward as Judah.
The musical is directed and choreographed by Ogunquit Playhouse associate producer Jayme McDaniel with musical direction by Eric Alsford.
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.
Single ticket prices range from $39-$78. For tickets call the Box Office at (207) 646-5511 or visit Ogunquitplayhouse.org.
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