Happy Hour #83: …and Pink and Podcast and Blue! – ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’
It was bound to happen again at some point, Jimi and Tommy are discussing another Andrew Lloyd Webber show – this time it’s ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’! Will they agree? Will this be another Cats debacle? It’s time to find out! The boys discuss the unique origin story of this show, work out how ‘Joseph’ could exist nowadays and debate whether or not escapism is dead. Bold stuff – tune in!
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium Cast Recording)
If you’re looking for more of a serious discussion and Joseph doesn’t take your fancy, then check out our episode on ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ where we both learned a lot while studying it.
Were you in the Original Choral Cast of Joseph? Get in touch!
If you’ve never seen the animation Joseph King of Dreams and are a fan of Prince of Egypt, definitely check it out!
If you’ve not checked out any of the performances from the 2020 concert on Broadway, then start with this incredible rendition of ‘Those Canaan Days’ by Bonnie Milligan!
One of our fellow BPN podcasters wrote a fantastic open letter on performative activism. Please take your time to read it!
What are your thoughts? Is there room for escapism in theatre anymore?
If you could run an Andrew Lloyd Webber talent show to cast the next big star, what would it be based upon?!
A First Quiz QuestionThis show is the first musical to receive the Pulitzer without a production on Broadway. What show?