Summer Theatre of New Canaan will present "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," an interpretation of the biblical story of Joseph of Canaan on Saturday, July 14, through Sunday, Aug. 5.

The play is the first musical blockbuster from the team of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice.

"Joseph is one of the most enjoyable family musicals, perfect for both the avid theatregoer and those attending for the first time," Director Melody Meitrott Libonati said.

"There is something for everyone in this fabulous musical."

"Joseph" features a wide range of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n' roll.

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The professional (Actors' Equity Association) cast members include Chris DeRosa as Joseph; Corrine Curtis as the narrator; Ben Simpson as Gad; Kenneth Linsley as Simeon; Brian Silliman as Jacob; plus Christian Libonati, Carissa Massaro and Richard Weidlich.

The show also includes a choir of area children specially selected for the production.

Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults; $30 for senior citizens and students; $25 for senior citizens on Sunday, July 15. Single tickets and stage-side or orchestra tables can be purchased by phone at 203-966-4634, or at

Summer Theatre of New Canaan is at Waveny Park, adjacent to Dunning Field Stadium, New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Road.

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