Saturday December 16 1:54 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: M&M Productions, Ross Summer Music Theatre by Nancy Konopasek

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat tells the story of love, jealousy, betrayal, and forgiveness. The narrator, Melinda Reinhart, guided us through the story of Joseph, superbly played by Matthew Fayson. The sets were simple, yet impressive. The costumes were colorful and creative, but were outdone by Joseph’s Techincolor Dreamcoat! The huge cast provided energetic, upbeat songs. The variety of the musical styles used in the play--from Elvis-style rock-and-roll, to Caribbean-style Calypso, to cowboy country, to French, to disco--served to satisfy a variety of musical tastes.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat didn’t disappoint, with fast-paced musical numbers and great talent. The audience loved it and so did I. The show ran July 22 through July 31, 2016.

Next up at M&M Productions, Ross Music Theatre at Reinhart Auditorium in Merrillville High School is Scrooge The Musical on November 26, and December 2, 3, and 4, 2016.