‘Dreamcoat’ on the Kaneland Auditorium stage
by Maria Dripps-Paulson
Executive director, Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival
The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) is pleased to announce the summer 2013 production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.
This production will take place at the Kaneland Auditorium, on the campus of Kaneland High School, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 12-14 and July 19-21. The show will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday performances, and 2 p.m. on Sunday performances.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students/senior citizens, and $25 for a Family Ticket. The popular Family Ticket admits all family members currently living in one household for the price of $25. Preschoolers will be admitted for free. Tickets are now on sale at www.kanelandartsfestival.org.
Congratulations to the following cast members who will be on stage for our fourth annual summer theatre production: Teresa J. Arnold, Cornelius Marr, Steve Hommowun, Beth Hitzeroth McDonald, Robyn Lycan, Nicole DiSandro, Trisha Mills, Steven Mills, John Gibbas, Peter Lopatin, Paul Cepynsky, Tucker DeBolt, James Tockstein, Beau Ott, David Gotfryd, Ross Cortino, Ben Mitchinson, Dominic LaSalle, Mace Jendruczek, Alyssa Gibbas, Vivian Gibbas, Rebecca Hof, Alex Herbert, Katie Kenkel, Sydney Luse, Sally McClellan, Melanie Marr, Christine N. Stevens, Teresa Witt, Katelyn Blaszynski, Caitlin Carlson, Amanda Eckstrom, Ben Gibbas, Ethan Gibbas, Riley Gibbas, Allison Gotfryd, Abigail Heinicke, Paige Krueger, Lorelai Marr, Rohan Marr, Sabrina Massa, Libby Mattern, Betsy Mills, Natalie Mills, Ally Mitchinson, Jillian Mitchinson, Cyrena Pierce, Jade Sadowski, Erica Witt and Tim Gibbas.
A show this big is never successful without volunteers. Jobs needed thus far are set builders, set painters, a props manager and much more. Those interested in helping in some manner with the production should email email@example.com or Laura McPhee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other opportunities to help with the production can also be helpful for your business. We are currently taking order for businesses to purchase ad space in our program. To buy ad space in the program, please contact Maria Dripps-Paulson.
Information regarding the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival can be found at the KCFAF’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/kcfaf302, as well as the KCFAF webpage, www.kanelandartsfestival.org.
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