Monday, July 12, 2021

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat’ in JAX

The Florida State College at Jacksonville High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience is celebrating its 15th year providing theatre opportunities to 7th–12th graders in the First Coast area. This summer, more than 40 student performers and technicians will train with professional theatre artists in preparation for their production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat”.

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred son Joseph. After being sold into slavery by his brothers, he ingratiates himself with Egyptian noble Potiphar, but ends up in jail after refusing the amorous advances of Potiphar’s wife. While imprisoned, Joseph discovers his ability to interpret dreams, and he soon finds himself in front of the mighty but troubled, Elvis-inspired, Pharaoh. Joseph’s solution to Egypt’s famine elevates him to Pharaoh’s right-hand man and reunites him with his family.

The magical musical is full of catchy songs in a variety of styles, from a parody of French ballads (“Those Canaan Days”), to country-western (“One More Angel in Heaven”) and calypso (“Benjamin Calypso”), along with the unforgettable classics “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.”

Appropriate for all audiences and groups, Joseph is performed hundreds of times a year by schools across North America, the U.K. and around the world.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat
Fri., July 23, 2021   7:30 p.m.
Sat., July 24      7:30 p.m.
Sun., July 25      2 p.m.
Fri., July 30      7:30 p.m.
Sat., July 31      7:30 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 1       2 p.m.

LOCATION:  Wilson Center for the Arts:
       Florida State College at JAX So. Campus
        11901 Beach Blvd.
        Jacksonville, FL 32099

TICKETS: “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, purchase online at or call the Wilson Center for the Arts Box Office at (904) 646–2222, Monday - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or email them at $25 for Reserved Seating. $20 for Florida State College at Jacksonville students and employees (with valid ID)
Limit 4 discounted tickets per valid ID. Parking is always free at the Wilson Center.

MOSH to host ‘Rock the Moon’ event

MOSH will host a celebration of science and music with a “Rock the Moon'' concert and Planetarium experience on July 17. The Northeast Florida Astronomical Society (NEFAS) and local rock band Skyview will join MOSH in advance of the 52nd anniversary of the historic U.S. moon landing.

The event will include a happy hour Q&A with local astro-experts from NEFAS and a Bryan-Gooding Planetarium experience, with a live debut performance of Skyview’s latest EP, “Magnificent Desolation,” synced with lasers, lights and video to complete the immersive experience.

Weather permitting, local NEFAS experts will take viewers outside to look at the stars and experience a telescope demonstration after the concert.

An onsite bar and band merchandise will be available for purchase, as well as an opportunity to meet the band after the event.

DATE: July 17, 2021
TIME: Doors open at 7:30 p.m., concert begins at 8:30 p.m.
COST: Tickets are available for preorder here
    $20 for members, $25 for non-members

The Museum of Science and History (MOSH)
1025 Museum Circle

 Jacksonville, FL 32207
 (904) 396-MOSH (6674)