Justin Guarini to Take on JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at the MUNY in July
Broadway sensation and recording artist Justin Guarini will captivate St. Louis audiences when he stars in the Muny's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, July 23-29, 2012. This will be Justin's Muny debut.
"I'm thrilled to be playing the role of Joseph," commented Justin. "Being able to do it in front of 11,000 people every night, outside and under the stars, is truly magical. I'm honored to be part of the history and tradition of The Muny."
Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson stated, "When I saw Justin in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown on Broadway, I knew I wanted to bring him to the Muny stage. I'm so excited to bring his talent, energy and magnetism to Joseph. People may know Justin only as a recording artist, but after seeing him on the Muny stage, they will see why he is an upand-coming Broadway star.”
Since making his Broadway debut in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Justin has been seen in several major theatrical productions. His follow up to Women on the Verge… was the role of Will in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of American Idiot, then playing Roger in the Surflight Theater's production of Rent, and starring as Billy Flynn in Chicago at the Media Theatre in his hometown of Philadelphia.
Justin is currently starring in the ALLIANCE THEATRE's production of the new musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, in the role of Drake McCandless. Since American Idol, Justin has completed two studio albums, including Justin Guarini (produced by RCA Records and Clive Davis), Stranger Things Have Happened, and is currently working on his third album. He also starred in the films From Justin to Kelly with Kelly Clarkson and Fast Girl with Mircea Monroe and Caroline Rhea.
Season tickets go on sale March 3, 2012, with single tickets going on sale June 2, 2012. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is sponsored by Edward Jones.