Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Joseph and the Amazing ...
Work of art. From the song 'Joseph's Coat'.
'A land of my own'. From the moving song 'Close Every Door'.
He doesn't speak Egyptian very well. '... It wouldn't be a pic-nic he could tell. 'And I don't speak Egyptian very well...!'. One of the great talents of Tim Rice is his witty, yet sensitive writing!
Yes. He forgives them, and is reunited with his father, Jacob.
He is accused of sleeping with a married woman. Potiphar's wife tries to seduce him, although he resists. Potiphar, however, walks in and jumps to the wrong conclusion...
Philip Schofield. It was TV presenter Philip Schofield. The nation was surprised when Schofield announced that he would take over from Jason Donovan, and seemed an unlikely choice for the part. He impressed the critics, and I can add from first hand experience, he was just as good at the part as Jason! :)
Joseph's mother was his favourite wife. 'Joseph's mother, she was quite my favourite wife. I never really loved another all my life, and Joseph was my joy because he reminded me of her'.
See the Sphinx. 'And if we have the time we could see the Sphinx!'
'We'd only eat them, anyhow'. From the song 'Those Canaan Days'.
Noah. '... only goes to show-a, anyone from anywhere can make it if they get a lucky break!'.
'Go, Go, Go Joseph'. This scene is wonderful! The stage fills with dancers clad in sixties style dress all go-going! Then a man dressed as a hippy guru appears. I suppose it's a reflection of the times at which the musical was written (1960s).
Potiphar . Joseph was a slave to Potiphar, who liked him and promoted him to head servant.
Calypso. 'No ifs, no buts. Benjamin is honest as coconuts' - great lyrics!
Goat. From the song 'One More Angel in Heaven'. In some versions, the answer to this is "Lion".
Still hesitating. From the song 'Any Dream Will Do'.
Sheepskin. From the song 'Joseph's Coat'.
A good harvest followed by famine. And Joseph is employed by Pharaoh to help him manage the food rationing.
Cows. He dreams of seven fat cows being eaten by seven thin cows, who become no fatter despite their large meal.
Elvis. ... he even wore blue suede shoes!
Jason Donovan. It was Australian Jason Donovan, ex-star of soap opera 'Neighbours'.
The Palladium. It ran at the Palladium, Argyll Street, London.
Tim Rice. Tim Rice wrote the marvellously touching and witty lyrics for this musical.
Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals, along with others such as 'Cats', 'Phantom Of The Opera' and 'Starlight Express'.
cringe, bow, stoop, fall. From 'The Brothers Come to Egypt (Grovel Grovel)'.
Coconuts. From 'Benjamin Calypso'.
world. From 'Any Dream Will Do'.
Joan Collins. Joan Collins did a wonderful job at the rather... um.. promiscuous role.
he hadn't. 'It's just that I have not been wrong before...'