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James Stenger plays the lead role in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."

Great Depression interpretation of Bible story will make Perham's 'Joseph' like no other

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It is perhaps the most popular musical stage production of the last couple decades. But when "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" takes the stage in Perham, it will be a whole new approach to the contemporary retelling of the Bible story.


Instead of the arid Middle East of Biblical times, the "Joseph" story will be set in an American "desert:" The dry and devastated Dust Bowl of the 1930's Great Depression.

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