Herriman’s JOSEPH Surpasses Expectations

HERRIMAN — If Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat were a constellation, I’d know every star; if it were a cornfield, I’d know every row and husk. I’ve seen it performed half a dozen times, watched and re-watched the movie, sung to the CD about a thousand times… so it was impossible for me to go into this show with a clean slate and no expectations.  But reviewers shouldn’t have pre-set expectations. They should have open minds. So to make restitution, I will lay out my pre-show biases upfront and then give my post-show impressions to see where these expectations brought me....

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