Off-Beat Players to Perform Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

David Tovar, Harry Perlman and Michael Busani at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Cameron Kittell, Lauren Mickley and David Tovar at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Cameron Kittell, Lauren Mickley and David Tovar at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Off-Beat Players are set to perform Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat this weekend.

Performances take place on Aug 1 at 7:30pm, Aug 2 at 7:30pm and Aug 2 at 3:00pm at the performing arts center at Greenwich Country Day School’s performing arts center.

Off-Beat Players is an inclusive theatre company featuring performers, tech crew, and production staff with and without intellectual disabilities. Each summer talents are joined together to create fully staged musical theatre.

OBP’s mission is to engage teens and young adults of differing backgrounds and abilities, in a performing arts program that enhances every individual’s life skills, affords everyone the opportunity to experience success in the performing arts, and allows each person to help build community by demonstrating how much can be accomplished when differences are accepted and celebrated.

OBP is a fee free program, providing access to all despite financial challenges.

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Michael Busani and Michelle Yoon at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Alexis Killeen, Andrew Schenck, Jack Ullrich, Hannah Doyle, and CJ Ginsberg at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Off-Beat Players production staff includes:
Executive Director: Kim Malara
Program Director: Steve Hohl
Artistic Director: Michael Busani
Asst. Director:Brian Ciccone
Choreographer: Gogo Joseph
Dance Captains: Alexis Killeen, Hannah Doyle
Stage Manager: Meredith Martin
Producer: Emily Bass
Production Assistants: Angela Leone, Emily Bates, Kim Ciccone, Nicole Sigmund and Shanalee Davis
Production Volunteers: Aliza Kibel, Bryn Kummell and Kara Bittman
Photographer: Maggie Ullrich
Videographer: Jack Ullrich
Costumer Mistresses: Cindy Busani, Emily Bates, Kim Ciccone and Leissa Jackamauh
Technical Directors: Cathy Byrne, Ken Byrne and Steve Hohl
Tech Crew: Scott Drynan, Rachel Kessler, Diego Rabellino, Braydon Hone, Ellerie Brust, Maggie Ullrich, Lily Mathes, Cailin Byrne, Lee Dizon, Missy Rabang, Ralph Bologna, Remy Rattner, Caroline Regan
Lighting and Sound Technical Advisors: Betsy Bergeron, Brian Muller
Sound Technician: Brian Muller
Lighting Engineer: Bootie Lighter
House Manager: Donna Bass and Cindy Busani

Cameron Kittell, Andrew Schenck and Jack Ullrich at rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Cast of Characters
Narrator: Lauren Mickley
Joseph: David Tovar
Jacob: Danny Clarke
Potiphar: CJ Ginsberg
Potiphar’s Wife: Cameron Kittell
Pharaoh: Andrew Schenck
Baker: Michael Busani
Butler: Harry Perlman
Waitress: Natalia Aguiar
Stenographer: Danielle Annunziata

Oliver White and Danny Clarke at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

The Brothers
Reuben: Oliver White
Siemon: Will Harford
Levi: Nicole Macchiavello
Naphtali: Ethan Thomas
Issachar: Michelle Yoon
Asher: Patrick Mariak
Dan: Chris Lopes
Zebulun: Anika Rabenhorst
Gad: Tara Wighton
Judah: Jane Freyer
Benjamin: Abigail White
Ishmaelites: Nerissa Johnson, Emily Bates, Joe Luppinacci, Gaby Simpson
Wives: Hannah Doyle, Lauren Hay, Madelyn Sullivan, Anna Carta, Stephanie Busani, Amie Slade, Hannah Simpson, Alexis Killeen, Danielle Annunziata, Sarah Mickley, Avery Imp
Potiphar’s Servants: Alexis Killeen, Hannah Doyle, Jack Ullrich, Andrew Schenck
Pharaoh’s Servants: Stephanie Busani, Alexis Killeen, Hannah Doyle, Gaby Simpson, Hannah Simpson, Sarah Mickley
Pharaoh’s Guards: Joe Lupinacci, CJ Ginsberg, Jack Ullrich
Adoring Girls: Danielle Annunziata, Madelyn Sullivan, Anna Carta, Lauren Hay, Nerisa Johnson, Cameron Kittell, Amie Slade, Avery Imp
Choir: Hannah Doyle, Anika Rabenhorst, Lauren Hay, Sarah Mickley, Stephanie Busani, Abby White, Jane Freyer, Alexis Killeen, Cameron Kittell

Alexis Killeen at rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

David Tovar, Stephanie Busani and Sarah Mickley at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

RC and the Primary Colors
Music Director: Rachel Cohen
Music Assistants: Anika Rabenhorst and Hannah Doyle
Janise Park, Grant Goodrick – Violins
Beza Tessema – Viola
Lauren Muller – Cello
Ethan Furman – Reeds
Olivia Kelly – Bass
Avery Duer – Percussion
Betsy Bergeron – Keyboard

David Tovar and Cameron Kittell at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

 

Sarah Mickley, Tara Wighton and Michael Busani at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Chris Lopes, Michelle Yoon, Anika Rabenhorst, Will Harford, Ethan Thomas at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

 

Hannah Doyle, Jack Ullrich, CJ Ginsberg and Alexis Killeen at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Alexis Killeen, Jack Ullrich, Cameron Kittell and Hannah Doyle at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Oliver White at Off-Beat Players rehearsal for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. July 31, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager