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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" was the musical that put Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice on the map. And its humble beginnings as a simple pop cantata with a Biblical theme in a school hall in March 1968 are all part of its perennial charm and freshness.

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 Donny Osmond’s Introduction to the Program

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Donny Osmond’s Introduction to the Program

England would be unthinkable without her rich tradition of church music. For generations, the soaring sounds of a boys choir have practically defined what it means to be British. But over the past 30 years, the world's ideas of English music has undergone a startling change. What began as the ...

 Introduction

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Introduction

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's enduringly popular musical favorite "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" comes to television in a production starring Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, and Joan Collins. Beginning its life in 1967 as a 20-minute "pop cantata" for a school Easter concert, "Joseph" was revived ...

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GREAT PERFORMANCES is produced for PBS by THIRTEEN for WNET, and is funded by the Irene Diamond Fund; Vivian Milstein; The Agnes Varis Trust—supporting affordable access to the arts, education and healthcare; The Starr Foundation; public television viewers; and PBS.

Major series funding is also provided by the Anna-Maria and Stephen ...

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A-Z List of Great Performances
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