Rockford native in Chicago production of ‘Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Paul Castree
Paul Castree

• Paul Castree plays Simeon in irresistible family musical, running through March 30 at Cadillac Palace Theatre

Online Staff Report

CHICAGO — Rockford native Paul Castree is featured as Simeon in the production of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, playing at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., March 18-30.

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production will feature Broadway/television star Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray, Hair) as The Narrator and Broadway star Ace Young (Grease, Hair) as Joseph.

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including “Those Canaan Days,” “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door.”

Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays; 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, with a 2 p.m. performance, Wednesday, March 26; 7:30 p.m., Thursdays; 7:30 p.m., Fridays; 2 and 8 p.m., Saturdays; and 2 p.m., Sundays, with a 7:30 p.m. performance Sunday, March 23.

Tickets are $18-$85 and are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations, and online at

Posted March 19, 2014

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