West Point High School to present 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'


WEST POINT — West Point High School's art, music, and drama departments are once more gearing up for their annual spring musical. This year they will be performing Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's first musical to ever be performed, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."

The story is based on the Biblical story of Joseph, found in the Book of Genesis. It is told in a setting in which the narrators (teachers) tell the story of Joseph, a dreamer, to children, encouraging them to also dream. They sing, If you think it, want it, dream it, then it's real."

This powerful story, told through song and dance, will leave everyone smiling and humming the songs for days, as well as give them the opportunity to revisit a story learned from the Bible years ago. Told in this way, with costumes, dance and song, young children will remember it forever.

West Point High School cast members have been preparing and rehearsing for weeks. Student orchestra members are tuning up their instruments and parent volunteers have been making costumes, scenery, and helping out in so many ways. Please come out and enjoy a performance full of great family entertainment, as well as supporting these very talented students.

Performances are Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15 at 7 p.m. And, this year, on Sunday, March 16, at 3 p.m. at the Robinson/Olsson Civic Auditorium located at West Point High School.

Reserved tickets are on sale now for $10 and $15 by calling Winston at 804-512-9286, Bev at 804-370-4006, Iris at 804-543-4232, or the high school office at 804-843-3630, ex. #1. Tickets may also be purchased at the door before each performance.