Theater: In the Beginning

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics by Tim Rice

It is common nowadays to view the '60s as a black decade, irretrievably scarred by war and violence. What sometimes is forgotten is that it was also a period of energy, exuberance and, occasionally, even joy. All of those qualities come together in this 1968 British musical, which began the careers of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and which is now being revived off Broadway. Originally written as a 25-minute work to be performed by children, Joseph...

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