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'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at COS

 

The cast of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ in rehearsal at Congregation Ohev Shalom.

The 11th annual Youth Theatre production of Congregation Ohev Shalom is “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” It will be performed at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14 and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway S. in Maitland. 

The show performed by 41 4th-12th graders retells the story of Joseph, portrayed by Yoni Robuck, the favorite son of Jacob, portrayed by Alex Andino, being sold into slavery by his jealous brothers Joseph eventually rises to power in the palace of Pharoah, played by Sam Rosenblum, and saves his family from famine. 

The entire show is performed in song from different musical genre.  Cast members include Narrators: Ellis Wallman, Shelley Davis, Jessie Kast; Potiphar, Ben Brent; Mrs. Potiphar, Emma Cohen; Butler, Miriam Scheinblum; Baker, Robyn Kast; Brothers:  Reuben, Sam Charle; Simeon, Max Davis; Levi, Emily Slavkin; Naphtali, Brandon Mayle; Isaachar, Tori Gruber; Asher, Robert Kaplan; Dan, Allie Crasnow; Zebulun, Hannah Schenkel; Gad, Sadie Waldbaum; Judah, Zoe Myers Bochner; Benjamin, Jacob Slavkin;  Chorus:  Eliana Smith, Bailey Goldberg, Noah Blaher, Parker Offield, Jordan Treibitz, David Gerson, Sarah Glasser, Sari Greenstein, Anna Finer, Hannah Bloom, Gilly Shisga, Marni Stein, Ross Bloom, Vic Tauber, Emily Botwin, Lily Israel, Frances Hoffen, Jennifer Troell, Amy Troell, Matthew Troell.

Admission is $6 adults and $4 12th grade and younger and senior adults.  Sam’s Smoothies will be selling refreshments at the Sunday performance starting at 1 p.m. and salad and potato bar dinner will be sold from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the Wednesday performance.

The goal of the Youth Theatre productions are to connect COS youth to the synagogue and create a youth community where everyone is an active participant who feels welcomed and appreciated.  Cantor Allan Robuck is the musical director and Amy Geboff is the producer.   The Youth Theatre production is underwritten by a grant from the Hornik Foundation in memory of Joseph and Frieda Ross as well as the generosity of sponsors.

For more information go to the website http://www.ohevshalom.org or call the synagogue at 407-298-4650.

 

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