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PETER RUTHERFORD: MD -Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Australian Production

Direct from London’s West End, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat premieres at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre this November, followed by a run at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre from February 2023.

Featuring an all-star Australian cast led by Paulini and Euan Fistrovic Doidge, this feel-good musical is guaranteed to make your heart sing! The joyous “pure gold” production awakens the humour, heart and soul of the multi-award-winning epic of biblical proportions. With lyrics by Tim Rice and Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the spectacular musical features iconic pop and theatre classics known the world over, including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door To Me, There’s One More Angel in Heaven and Go, Go, Go Joseph.

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Ahead of the Melbourne production of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’s opening, Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke with Musical Director Peter Rutherford.

Peter Rutherford is a musical director, composer, academic and voice teacher.  He composed original music for The Hatpin, LoveBites and A Little Touch Of Chaos with James Millar and The 100 Year Revue with Jayde KirchertHis shows have been produced across Australia, New York, London and many other cities in the world to critical and award-winning acclaim. Musical Director credits include: School Of Rock (Vocal Coach/AMD) Matilda The Musical, Beyond Desire, A Little Touch Of Chaos, On The 20th Century, A Little Night Music, My Fair Lady, Little WomenThe Hatpin, LoveBites, Sing On Through Tomorrow, Annie (AMD), Cats (AMD), Jekyll & Hyde (AMD), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (AMD)amongst others. He has lectured at several tertiary institutions in London and Australia as a voice teacher, musicologist, and musical director. Peter was twice the grateful recipient of the Jeanne Pratt Artist in Residence at Monash University for which he penned two full scores. He is also currently the Voice Consultant on Hamilton The Musical and the Australian Musical Director/Supervisor for Jagged Little Pill. Peter lectures in voice at The University of Melbourne.

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