Palmer, last seen as Prince Eric in the Broadway production of The Little Mermaid, will assume the title role, with Litzsinger ( Beauty and the Beast) as the Narrator. Litzsinger previously performed the role in the national tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.
Josh Rhodes will direct and choreograph the production that will run through July 29 at Bass Performance Hall. Lloyd Webber penned the score to the musical that has lyrics by Rice.
The cast will also feature Manley Pope ( Rent) as Pharaoh and Brian Mathis as Jacob. The ensemble features Kevin Crewell, Grasan Kingsberry, Christopher Myers, Michael Sylvester, Maurice Johnson, C. Nicholas Morris, Larry Lozier, Christopher Allen, Luke Longacre, David Hathway, Babakayode Ipaye, Abbey O’Brien, Hannah Chin, Mary Jerome, Lauren Paige Patterson, Rachel Rice, Evelyn Roberts, Paige Wheat, Aubrey Adams, Alyssa Gardner, Gina Gwozdz and Olivia Sharber.
The children's chorus will include Hayley Lenamon, Morgan Richards, Kristin Robinson, Bre Andrews, Cooper Rodgers, Kara Beth Hartnagel, Monica Music, Bobby Rochelle, Courtney Lynn Povero, Katherine D’Souza, Lauren Weik and Logan Macaulay.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat premiered on Broadway in 1982 at the Royale Theatre starring Bill Hutton and Laurie Beechman. A 1993 revival featured Michael Damian and Kelli Rabke.
For tickets phone (817) 332-2272 or visit CasaMañana.