Vermillion Players showcasing “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

People have five chances to see the Vermillion Players’ production of an Old Testament story. (Facebook/Vermillion Players)

By Patrick Baron

PONTIAC – The Vermillion Players are inviting the public to attend their production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” this weekend.

The show tells the story of Joseph, the youngest son of Jacob, from the Old Testament. Speaking with WJEZ’s Todd Wineburner, Director Jerry Keck said the story of Joseph will be told through song and dance. He explained working with the kids in the show has been a fantastic experience.

“It’s so much fun and the kids are doing a really great job with the singing. The music is just fantastic,” said Keck. “We have a storytime choir which is the older young children and then we have the children’s choir that adds in occasionally. It’s really great fun.”

This is Keck’s thirtieth summer working with the Vermillion Players. Producer Michelle Barnett said there are a number of opportunities to see the show before the weekend’s end.

“Five chances to see the show,” Barnett said. “It runs Wednesday through Sunday. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.”

Tickets for the show can be purchased at the door or online at the Vermillion Player’s website.

Patrick Baron can be reached at patrick.baron@cumulus.com.