DRURY LANE THEATRE - Chicago
It’s not often that the words “spoiler alert” need to be written in the very opening sentence of a review. But the wildly imaginative conceit that drives Drury Lane Theatre’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” creates such an alternative universe to the original version that such a warning is essential.
You will instantly sense just how ingenious and hilarious the concept brought to the musical by director Alan Souza really is. And while you might very well re-title the production “Joseph: The Remix,” you will leave the theater smiling.
No, this is not your parents’ or grandparents’ “Joseph.” But I will say both “bravo” and “amen” to that.
Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times