JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT plays July 25-28

WARWICK, RI (June 26, 2024) – Summer Stage at Bishop Hendricken will proudly present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as its 25th anniversary mainstage musical from July 25-28, 2024 in the Dr. Daniel S. Harrop Theater. The title originated the summer theater program at Bishop Hendricken in 2000.

The production will feature a 5-show run with performances on: Thursday, July 25 at 7pm; Friday, July 26 at 8pm; Saturday, July 27 at 2pm and 7pm; and Sunday, July 28 at 2pm. Tickets are $12 for students/seniors and $15 for adults. Tickets are on sale now, here.

“Celebrating the 25th anniversary production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a special milestone for us,” said Julia Paolino, Director of Arts. “This show is a tribute to the pure joy of storytelling with friends and the magic of using our imaginations. It’s a lively party that invites everyone to rediscover their inner child. This year, we’re especially excited to incorporate a children’s chorus featuring talented students from the Summer Stage Workshop. With the past, present, and future of the program together on stage, this production does what Summer Stage does best: fuses together generations for the creation of art and community.”  

One of the most enduring shows of all time, this telling of the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers is filled with great music, costumes, laughter, joy, and heart. Utilizing many different styles of music from pop/rock to country to musical comedy, this sparkling show follows young Joseph as he faces adversity and triumphs through his dreams and his strong, unwavering faith.

Bishop Hendricken’s production features a company of 50+ student actors, technicians, and musicians. A full cast, crew, pit band, and creative team list is below.

Cast

NARRATORS: Calista Aguinaldo, Amelia Albino & Jane Kristiansen 
JOSEPH: Angelo Cipolla 
JACOB: Jarrett Cole 
REUBEN: Massimo Papa ’24
SIMEON: Gabriel McInnis ’24
LEVI/PHARAOH: Zachary Young ’24
JUDAH: Joshua Holland ’25
DAN: Ryan Colangelo ’24
NAPHTALI: Justin Estrada ’24
GAD: Zachary Brown ’24
ASHER: Lucas Caporaso ’25
ISSACHAR: Brian Cargilo ’27
ZEBULON: Cole Brown ’28
BENJAMIN: Keaton Wilk ’27
POTIPHAR: Patrick Cavanagh ’25
MRS. POTIPHAR/WIFE: Ayla Lapointe 
BUTLER/WIFE: Maggie Peterson 
BAKER/WIFE: Zara Jean

 

WIVES & OTHERS 
Madison Bianco, Sarah Burns, Marissa Cole, Mia Costantino, Lilly Cubellotti, Sophia D’Orsi, Raegan Garcia, McKenna Kampper, Marisa Keaney, Isabella Magiera, Jayden Russo

 

ISHMAELITES & OTHERS 
Leo Finkle, Xavier Reslow ’26, David Zincone ’26

 

DANCE CAPTAINS: Madison Bianco, Gabriel McInnis ’24
VOCAL CAPTAINS: Sophia D’Orsi, Joshua Holland ’25
COMPANY MANAGERS: Ayla Lapointe, Zachary Brown ’24

Creative Team

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Julia Paolino
CHOREOGRAPHER: Jade Genga
MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR: Richard Sylvia
ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER: Emma Corcelli
COSTUME DESIGNER: Elaine Colgan
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Steven Correia ’24
PRODUCTION MANAGER/SOUND DESIGNER: Christian Kabbas ’14
PRODUCTION MANAGER/PROPS DESIGNER: Tess DerManouelian
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: Brendan Lawrence ’18
SCENIC PAINTER: Essie Plouffe

Crew

STAGE MANAGER: Jack Corcelli ’25
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER: Dev Tandon ’24

MASTER ELECTRICIAN/BOARD OPERATOR: Addison Heffernan ’25
SPOTLIGHT OPERATORS: Thomas Benedetti ’27, Nicolas Cappalli ’24, Isabella Caporaso, Tyler Estrada ’24

SOUND CREW HEAD: Logan Perrigo ’24
SOUND MIXER: Caroline Kanaczet
DECK AUDIO: Owen Parker ’28, Kieran Smith ’24

PROPS SUPERVISOR: Brady Queenan ’25
PROPS CREW: Jack Hamilton ’24

RUN CREW HEAD: Zachary Souza ’27
RUN CREW: Sofia Borges, Zoe Clay

COSTUME/WARDROBE CREW HEAD: Christian Angelo Briones ’24
COSTUME/WARDROBE CREW: Lea Aquino, Caroline Clemence

PRE-PRODUCTION CARPENTER: Alexander Roberts ’27

Pit Band

PIANO: Colin Nagle*
KEYBOARD 1: Tal Taylor* / Tess DerManouelian* (Saturday performances)
KEYBOARD 2: Dylan Tupaz ’25
GUITAR 1: Wayne Kilcline*
GUITAR 2: Owen Kilcline*
DRUM SET: Karen Mellor*
HORN: David Monte*
FLUTE & CLARINET: Danu Kim ’27
ALTO SAXOPHONE: Ryan Goodwin ’25
OBOE & ENGLISH HORN: Crikkett Young*
VIOLIN 1: Gian D’Agostino*
VIOLIN 2: Christina Brownwell*
VIOLA: Marina Relyea*
CELLO: Alejandro Quintero-Cashore ’26

*denotes professional musician