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Mormon Church Excommunicates Podcaster Who Voiced Support for Marriage Equality and Ordination of Women

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

Blasphemy Revisited

Satire and self-censorship around religion, from Charlie Hebdo to The Book of Mormon.

The Book of Mormon Missionary Positions

2 weeks agoOdd : Kottke.org

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

MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: | Music: Art or Business? – 2 New-Old Considerations

Jim Hodson | Music: Art or Business? - 2 New-Old Considerations Dave Hodson | 9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Music Publicist Cherie Nelson | What Made The Book of Mormon the Musical of the Year Ken Dardis | Artist Have No Time to Look at Selfie

What Made The Book of Mormon the Musical of the Year?

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

What Made The Book of Mormon the Musical of the Year?

“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 Could Play Roger Ebert in ‘Russ & Roger Go Beyond’

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

Book of Mormon as Great American Novel

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

`Lion King’, ‘Book Of Mormon’, ‘Wicked’ & ‘Aladdin’ Rule Broadway Box Office

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

Oak Creek - Mormon Lake graben described in new book on Oak Creek Watershed

There is a new book out from the Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) describing the hydrology, hydrogeology, geology, ecology, and history of the Oak Creek Canyon watershed. Well-known geologist Paul Lindberg contributed to hydrology and wrote the geology section, which includes a description of the newly-discovered Oak Creek - Mormon Lake graben. Show More Summary

Gavin Creel Returns to Broadway in 'Book of Mormon'

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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Gavin Creel Will Return to Broadway in 'The Book of Mormon'

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

Book Of Mormon’ Ducats Average $214.28 As Broadway’s Holiday Box Office Boom,s

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

Book Review: Recovering Agency

(Note: This review was solicited and is written in accordance with this site’s policy for such reviews.) At the American Atheists convention in Salt Lake City this year, I toured the grounds of the Mormon temple with some other attendees. At the time, I thought of it as an exercise in appreciating wacky religious camp. [Read More...]

'Book of Mormon' tickets on sale Nov. 16

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...

Urban Planner: September 16, 2014

4 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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

Christian romance novelist accuses kindergarten teacher of sexing up her book

Things are heating up between a Mormon housewife and a Nevada kindergarten teacher—and yes, there are racy sex scenes involved.

Church hosts Foundations of Faith exhibit; Early documents of Mormonism on public display

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

An exhibit featuring some of the early documents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is on public display at the Church History Library on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Foundations of Faith includes 26 books, manuscripts and other historical documents that date back to the 19th century and the beginnings of Mormonism. Show More Summary

On Beheadings, Shootings, And ‘The Book Of Mormon

5 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

In-house columnist Mark Herrmann looks at some hot-button issues with a fresh perspective.

Andrew Rannells on Stepping into Broadway’s Highest Heels in ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch:’ INTERVIEW

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

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