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Union J star Jaymi Hensley dons the Dreamcoat in his first ever major musical

UK tour runs from February to July 2019

Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical embarks on a national tour with a new Joseph, from 20th February at Theatre Royal Windsor. 

The man himself

Jaymi Hensley, a member of 2013’s BBC ‘British Breakthrough Band of the Year’, will don the Technicolor Dreamcoat and lead the company in his first role in a major musical. Having risen to fame on The X Factor, Union J went on to have a top ten album and a major UK tour and Jaymi later appeared on a number of hit TV shows, including Celebrity Masterchef (BBC One). 

Jaymi Hensley says I cannot describe how excited and honoured I am to be stepping into the prestigious coloured coat! When I think of iconic roles in musical theatre Joseph was always one that I dreamt of playing growing up! And to finally say that I am going to play it is a “dream” come true! I cannot wait to meet all of the loyal Joseph Fans and bring you my take of this amazing dream role. 

Full of life and colour, the magical musical features unforgettable and timeless songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons and Close Every Door To Me. 

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the first of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals to be performed publicly. Seen by an estimated 26 million people, and counting, Joseph continues to enthral audiences around the world. 

 

Tour Dates 

 

Wed 20th Feb – Sat 2nd Mar Theatre Royal Windsor 

www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk 

Tues 5th – Sat 9th Mar Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone 

www.atgtickets.com 

Tues 12th – Sat 16th Mar The Hawth, Crawley 

www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk 

Tues 19th – Sat 23rd Mar Edinburgh Playhouse 

www.atgtickets.com 

Tues 26th – Sat 30th Mar Pavilion Rhyl 

www.rhylpavilion.co.uk 

Tues 2nd – Sat 6th Apr Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne 

www.theatreroyal.co.uk 

Tues 9th – Sat 13th Apr Milton Keynes Theatre pg. 3 

www.atgtickets.com 

Tues 16th – Sat 20th April Chester Storyhouse 

www.storyhouse.com 

Tues 14th – Sat 18th May Wales Millennium Centre 

www.wmc.org.uk 

Tues 21st – Sat 25th May Darlington Hippodrome 

www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk 

Tues 28th May – Sat 1st June Blackpool Opera House 

www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk 

Tues 4th – Sat 15th June Leeds Grand Theatre 

www.leedsgrandtheatre.com 

Tues 18th – Sat 22nd June Derby Theatre 

www.derbytheatre.co.uk 

Tues 25th – Sat 29th June Ipswich Regent Theatre 

www.apps.ipswich.gov.uk 

Tues 2nd – Sat 13th July Birmingham Hippodrome 

www.birminghamhippodrome.com 

Tues 16th – Sat 20th July New Theatre Oxford 

www.atgtickets.com 

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