Donny Osmond to play Pharoah in Joseph at Edinburgh Playhouse

Donny Osmond is to star as Pharoah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is to mark the opening of its second UK tour with a limited festive season at the Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas starring Donny Osmond as Pharoah.


In an illustrious, six-decade-long career full of dazzling highlights – which include selling over 100 million records, receiving 33 gold records, a headlining and record-breaking Las Vegas residency and performing to millions of fans across the globe – one of Donny’s most notable appearances is his starring role as Joseph in the US and Canadian productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Donny made more than 2,000 performances in the titular role between 1992 – 1997 and his iconic depiction of the much-loved character was committed to film in 1999. Filmed at Pinewood Studios the recording also starred Joan Collins, Richard Attenborough and Maria Friedman.

Donny Osmond says of his return to the show: “I always knew I would return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Having starred as Joseph in over two thousand performances in this magical musical, I am now ready to channel my inner Elvis and assume the role of Pharaoh in Edinburgh starting this December.” 


Production Credits

Director     Laurence Connor
Choreographer    JoAnn M Hunter
Set and Costume Designer  Morgan Large
Lighting Designer   Ben Cracknell
Sound Designer    Gareth Owen
Musical Supervisor   John Rigby
Casting Director    David Grindrod

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