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About The Show
The story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a tale that follows the journey of a dreamer. Joseph is the son of Jacob and one of twelve brothers. He is given a coat of many colors by his father, which is symbolic of his favor and an object of his brothers’ jealousy. The brothers decide to sell Joseph into slavery after initially plotting to have him killed. Convincing their father that his favorite son has died, they reveal his tattered coat and believe that they are rid of him once and for all.
From his homeland of Canaan, Joseph is taken to Egypt where he becomes the slave of Egyptian millionaire Potiphar and earns his trust. Managing his household, he soon has to ward off the affections of Potiphar’s wife. Enraged and unwilling to assess the situation, Potiphar has Joseph thrown into jail where he interprets the dreams of his cellmates. The prisoners are awed by his hidden talents of interpretation and encourage Joseph to pursue dreams of his own.
Joseph’s fortunes take a turn for the better as the Pharaoh hears rumors of his talent. Having strange recurring dreams about cows and ears of corn, the Pharaoh asks Joseph what his mysterious dreams could mean. Joseph determines that they are omens of a famine that will swipe the land in seven years. This foresight allows actions to be made to prevent devastation and grants Joseph a position as the second most powerful man in Egypt.
Back in Canaan, Joseph’s brothers are afflicted by starvation and regret their treatment of Joseph. Hearing of the prosperity of Egypt, they unknowingly ask for Joseph’s help. He devises a test to see if his brothers have changed their ways, and finally reveals himself donning his Technicolor dreamcoat once again.
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What happens if it rains?
We perform rain or shine! In a light rain, we will keep going and enjoy the added ambiance. For heavier rains, we may hold the show and watch radar to see which way the storms are moving. If the rain persists and causes safety issues, we may cancel the show. We strongly encourage people to purchase rain insurance to ensure they can get tickets to another performance in the event of a rain cancellation.
Is rain insurance available?
Yes. After you click on the 'Complete the Purchase' button, you will be asked if you wish to purchase rain insurance. If the show is canceled due to rain, rain insurance guarantees that you can swap your ticket to another available performance, or get a refund in the event you are unable to attend another performance.
Check the Weather
Wintergreen is located 3000 feet higher than the surrounding area and with it comes cooler temperatures. Evening temperatures should be in the mid-60s; daytime temps in the 70’s. The performance will go on rain or shine.
We suggest wearing layers. After the sun sets, it will get cooler and you might want a sweater or light jacket. We also recommend flat shoes for ease in navigating the stairs and hard pack gravel walkways.
Be sure to leave plenty of time to get here. We suggest you arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the play. This will allow you time to find parking, check in, and get your wristband without pressure.
As you come up the mountain, Wintergreen Drive veers to the left by the Rescue building. Please follow the signs for parking in lots A, B, D, E.
Once parked, proceed to the Mountain Inn. Go through the Mountain Inn to the Blue Ridge Terrace where you can check in for the performance. Your ticket will be verified and you will be given a wristband, which is your ticket to ride the chairlift.
Follow the signs to the chairlift, you should see the Blue Ridge Express up a short hill. Your wristband is your ticket to ride. The lift will start running at 6:30pm for evening performances and 1pm for matinees. The last ride down to the site is at 7:20pm (evenings) and 1:50pm (matinees). Please leave enough time to arrive at the site. Guests will also be ride back up the chairlift after the play has concluded.
We will make every effort to assist those with accessibility needs. Follow the accessibility parking signs. The parking lot is at the bottom of Grassy Ridge Road, just before the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center. There will be attendants in the lot to assist.
Join us for Dinner and grab a bite to eat before or after a show and enjoy some creative menus crafted by our chefs. Enjoy an elegant dinner at Devils Grill. Devils Grill is exclusive to Wintergreen Members and Wintergreen Resort lodging guests. Call 434-325-8100 to reserve. The Edge provides casual fun with something for everyone! The Edge offers seasonal appetizers, savory chef features, an array of creative sandwiches and house-made desserts. No reservations needed. Checkerberry Cabin will serve lighter fare and great beverages Thursday through Sunday 1 hour before and during shows.
Souvenirs & Shopping
There will be Joseph t-shirts, cups, and so much more available at the play site. Take home a little piece of Wintergreen as well. Make sure you stop by the Mountain Inn Shops including Outdoor Elements and The Blue Ridge Boutique and grab a sweatshirt and jacket in case you forgot one for a chilly autumn evening on the mountaintop.
Spend the Night
Get the full Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Experience and stay overnight or make it a weekend getaway. Wintergreen Lodging has a variety of guest rooms and condominiums to provide an inclusive getaway with access to exclusive amenities. Call 844-296-8904 to explore the best options. We are looking forward to welcoming you to the mountain and wish you a safe journey.