Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Starring Donny Osmond Comes to U.S. Theatres in Live Sing-Along Event
March 15, 2012
NCM Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision, in association with LifeVantage, Present Special Broadcast including Live Introduction and Q&A with Donny Osmond in Select Theaters on
March 26 and April 4
CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- NCM Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision, in association with LifeVantage Corporation, bring one of the world's favorite shows, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Donny Osmond to movie theaters nationwide in a special sing-along event. The pre-recorded version of this fully staged production, originally shot at London's famous Pinewood Studios in 1999 and specially remastered for this in-theater event, will be broadcast to select theaters on Monday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT / 6:00 p.m. MT / 8:00 p.m. PT/HI/AK (tape delayed); and again on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m local time. Presented in an exclusive never-before-seen sing-along version with subtitles for audiences to join in, this event also features an introduction and question-and-answer session with Osmond live from Salt Lake City, plus an animated opening sequence which features an 80-piece orchestra.
"I played the role of Joseph for six years on stage and was chosen to play the role for the movie as well; it will always be a special part of my career," said Donny Osmond. "The music of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is perfect for a sing-along. I'm excited to take part in this event that the whole family can enjoy."
Tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com . For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
The pre-recorded version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is based upon the worldwide smash hit production went on to tour globally, grossing over $300 million. Featuring Osmond as Joseph, a role he played in more than 2,000 shows across the U.S. and Canada, he is supported by Maria Friedman as the Narrator, Joan Collins as Mrs. Potiphar, and Sir Richard Attenborough as Jacob.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows the biblical story of Jacob and his 12 sons. Sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, Joseph finds favour with the Egyptian noble Potiphar, interpreting his dreams. The grateful Pharaoh rewards Joseph handsomely, making him a rich and powerful man. Joseph's brothers journey to Egypt and seek an audience with Joseph. After begging for his forgiveness, there is a joyful reunion between Joseph and his brothers.
The event will be broadcast to nearly 550 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network.