Joe McElderry takes the lead in Leeds
The vibrant retelling of the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours has a score crammed wall to wall with hits, including Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door and the iconic Any Dream Will Do.
Joe McElderry, who takes the lead as Joseph, was just 18 when he won the sixth series of The X Factor beating off fierce competition from Olly Murs and Stacey Solomon. Joe then soared to number one on the UK Singles Charts with his rendition of Miley Cyrus’s The Climb and his debut album Wide Awake went straight in at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart. He has since gone on to have two more top ten albums, and has become the first X Factor star to release four albums, with a fifth in the making.
Lucy Kay, who takes the role of Narrator, scored her first number one album in 2014, after her stunning debut ‘Fantasia’ shot straight to the top of the Classical Album Chart. The singer from Leicestershire shot to fame and captured the country’s hearts as runner up on Britain’s Got Talent in 2014.
Having garnered sensational reviews and standing ovations at every performance since its inception almost 35 years ago, Bill Kenwright’s production of this sparkling family musical continues to delight family audiences everywhere.
Joseph… kick-starts The Grand’s new season; hot on its tail is firm favourite Blood Brothers starring Lyn Paul, Ray Mears, Tales of Endurance, Breakfast at Tiffiany’s with Pixie Lott and Matt Barber, Alan Bennet’s Single Spies, Riverdance and Sean Lock to name but a few.
For more information on The Grand’s coming season, and to buy tickets, visit leedsgrandtheatre.com.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is at Leeds Grand Theatre until Saturday 26th March
Tickets are priced from £19 to £33.50
Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call box office on 0844 848 2700