Imagine a cross between Neil Patrick Harris and Seth Meyers — combined with the spawn of Barry Manilow — and you have a sense of David Larsen, the shrewdly guileless new Elder Price atop "The Book of Mormon," the phenomenally successful satirical musical which arrived in Chicago...
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Written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone (of South Park fame), along with Robert Lopez (the musical talent behind the Broadway smash hit Avenue Q), the play is a raucous, raunchy musical satire of the Mormon religion.
After Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon), and Michael C. Hall reignited the flames of Hedwig fandom as… Read More
As we've seen many times now, even though the Mormon church has had plenty of opportunities to capitalize on their popularity over the past several years -- like with the Book of Mormon musical and Mitt Romney's presidential campaign -- they've shot themselves in the foot every time. Show More Summary
Satire and self-censorship around religion, from Charlie Hebdo to The Book of Mormon.
Sometimes religion and a bit of wordplay come together to make something clever. So it is with Neil DaCosta's project, The Book of Mormon Missionary Positions, a collection of photos depicting two fully clothed Mormon Missionaries in...Show More Summary
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The Book of Mormon has become of one of the most beloved broadway musicals since its debut in 2011. There are a lot of elements that make a great musical. Great comedy, amazing original songs and heartfelt drama are in most musicals....Show More Summary
“The Book of Mormon” is the Tony Award-winning musical developed by the creators of the animated comedy “South Park,” Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with artist Robert Lopez and director Casey Nicholaw. It’s an irreverent story about...Show More Summary
Josh Gad is best known for playing roles in Frozen and The Book of Mormon, but he has dabbled with portraying real figures, too. He played Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak in Jobs, and now he’s in line to play the late film critic Roger Ebert in Russ & Roger Go Beyond. Show More Summary
Mark Twain may have savaged its literary ambitions, but a new novel from Avi Steinberg tries to rescue Mormonism’s holy text by treating it like fiction.
Disney's duo of The Lion King and Aladdin rang up sales of $2.2 million and $1.6 million respectively in week 30 of the Broadway season, which ended Sunday. Wicked ($2 million) and The Book Of Mormon ($1.9 million) completed the winning...Show More Summary
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The out actor and marriage equality activist will star as Elder Price, a role he's played to great acclaim on tour and in London's West End. read more
Sunday marked the end of the highest grossing and best attended Thanksgiving week on Broadway ever. The total gross was $34.1 million, $2.6 million more than the same week in 2013. Attendance, per the trade group Broadway League, was 284,569, an increase of 23,513 from last year. Show More Summary
Tickets for the return engagement of the national tour of “The Book of Mormon,” the musical comedy by Matt Stone, Trey Parker (“South Park”) and Robert Lopez (“Avenue Q,” “Frozen”), will go on sale Sunday, Nov. 16 at 10:00 a.m., Broadway in...
In today's Urban Planner: the return of The Book of Mormon, and Cirque's steampunk contortionist dream. Theatre: To the delight of those who fell victim to ticketing website crashes last year, The Book of Mormon is back! The brainchild...Show More Summary
In-house columnist Mark Herrmann looks at some hot-button issues with a fresh perspective.
BY NAVEEN KUMAR Tony nominated in 2011 for his turn as an eagerly pious missionary in The Book of Mormon, Andrew Rannells returns to Broadway this week playing the glam-rock trans goddess in Hedwig and the Angry Inch for an...