Test limits. They do the unexpected. They make our jaws drop. Have you seen “Book Of Mormon”? There’s a tribal chief with a name so OUT THERE, so OFFENSIVE, so SWEAR WORD, that I cannot use it in this e-mail, or you won’t get it. Yup, I love to use the F-word. But I can’t. [...]
"The Book of Mormon" will plays its last Chicago performance on Oct. 6, the show's producers officially announced on Thursday, confirming a fall departure that long had been evident.
Liza Morong, a 21-year-old theater major living in Boston, considers her 2011 conversion to the Mormon faith a blessing — and says she owes it all to satirical Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. Read more...
I met two Mormon missionaries on a chilly spring evening when my husband and I attended the musical "The Book of Mormon." They were handing out copies of the LDS Scriptures -- aka the original Book of Mormon -- near the theatre entrance, and I couldn't resist talking with them.
Still upset about the ridiculously high ticket price of Broadway’s most beloved show, The Book of Mormon? Fear not, because five super cute boys have recreated the show’s opening number in “Book of Mormon: Party Bus Edition“ for free! We’re not sure if any of these boys have a potential future on Broadway, but if anyone [...]
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Good news for theater fans, and South Park fans, and fans of all things funny and awesome. The Book of Mormon is returning to S.F., this time to the Orpheum Theater, for an eight-week run beginning Thanksgiving week. [ more › ]
Second City director Matt Hovde had two guests onstage on a recent weekday afternoon at the UP Comedy Club, Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt — Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, respectively, from the Chicago production of “The Book of Morm...
Both are likely to get big Hollywood adaptations in the next couple of years; in the meantime, this combination of two of the great "arrogant protagonist with annoying assistant he never asked f...
The night before I met up with the quite-famous-in-France film director François Ozon, he’d gone to see The Book of Mormon. It left him puzzled. “I didn’t get all the jokes,” he says. “I didn’t really understand why people loved it so much, actually … I know the religion is ... More »
Two months ago, I posted about my first experience of reading the Book of Mormon in its entirety in fifteen days. As mentioned previously, the rather colossal Book of Alma did me in. In my edition (Royal Skousen's Earliest Text), Alma takes up two hundred and thirty pages. Show More Summary
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A musical written by the creators of South Park, you say? AND the guy who did Avenue Q, you say? Hell freakin’ YES (we say). Since it opened to acclaim across the pond two years ago, London has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the multi-award-winning Broadway sensation by funny men Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. Show More Summary
Theatregoers aren't asking, "Is it too American/British for the West End/Broadway?" Instead, they're saying, "I don't care where it's from, is it any damn good?" In the cases of both The Book of Mormon and Matilda, the answer is one word, regardless of accent: "Yes."
Though you'd never know it from the freezing weather, the London theatre is embarking upon its spring season. I haven't yet seen the most promising flower, The Book of Mormon, because I didn't go to the press night, and the lead actor...Show More Summary
The musical's success owes as much to its clever use of Twitter and Facebook as anything that happens on stage.