Following in the audaciously silly footsteps of “The Book of Mormon” and “Spamalot,” “Something Rotten!” is a Broadway musical that sets out to pinion you with laughter. Punchlines and pratfalls are the main order of business. This light theatrical soufflé, conceived by brothers Karey and Wayne...
The South Park creators' musical satire remains a pure delight. [ more › ]
She's been working with composer Jeff Richmond (her husband), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde: The Musical), and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw (Spamalot, The Book of Mormon), and the result begins its D.C. tryout next week, with the Broadway opening planned for next spring. Peter Marks looks in on a rehearsal.
See The War on Drugs at The Anthem, visit the Washington International Horse Show or finally catch "The Book of Mormon."
Even if Trey Parker and Matt Stone have always been shameless in their self-promotion, they’ve at least been able to turn it into a good joke. To sell more tickets to The Book Of Mormon tour, they tacked on an advertisement to the end of a Broadway-themed episode in Season 15 (one of their best), and their South Park:… Read more...
The document is the original printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon, sold to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the church most people know as "Mormon") by the Community of Christ, the Independence, Missouri-based denomination formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
It's reportedly the highest amount ever paid for a manuscript.
The boy relished the old tales, drawn to the legends. When John Gustin was a teenager, he pored over the Storm Testament series, a collection of historical novels filled with accounts of the Mormon pioneers. The fourth book stirred his imagination. It told of Porter Rockwell, a long-haired, bearded mountain man and bodyguard for Joseph […]
Two popular musicals will not offer single ticket sales: "The Book of Mormon" and "Hamilton."
Patti LuPone called him a gentleman and said, "He elevated me." Even though he was in theatre, "an industry filled with larger-than-life figures who reveled in the spotlight, he preferred to stay behind the scenes, but his sharp intellect, good taste and dedication made him an influential force, his admirers said."
Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.
Stuart Thompson, the prolific theatrical producer and manager behind such landmark stage productions as On Golden Pond, Proof and The Book of Mormon, died yesterday at his home in New York. He was 62. Thompson’s death was confirmed by his husband Joe Baker. Show More Summary
Take the truly raucous, goofy, adolescent humor of recent broadway hits like Spamalot, The Producers and The Book of Mormon, set in Shakespeare's England in the 1590s, mash it up with an onslaught of musical theater references and toss...Show More Summary
Thirty-two years ago, while on a Mormon mission in Florida, amateur cryptologist Scott Reynolds was browsing a public library in when he discovered a book with pages printed in a code of symbols he did not recognize. There was no key or explanation, but he copied down the peculiar characters. Show More Summary
Depending on their beliefs, people differ on how Joseph Smith came upon The Book of Mormon. There can be no doubt, however, of where he first got it printed. E. B. Grandin, publisher of the newspaper The Wayne Sentinel, moved into the...Show More Summary
The 2017 - 2018 SHN Season has a little something for the whole family, featuring 7 Broadway musicals, plus first access to The Book Of Mormon So come on out and get your culture on--here’s a look at the productions coming to the SHN Orpheum and Golden Gate Theatres this season. [ more › ]
The 24th annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration are slated to take place this May in Chicago. Broadway and film costume designer Ann Roth, whose many credits include "The Nance," "The Book of Mormon" and "Midnight Cowboy," will receive the 2017 Merritt Award. The national...
It's easy to mock religious ideas, but you can't do it effectively unless you understand what the followers of those faiths really believe. A new book aims to simplify Mormonism so that people unfamiliar with it will understand the stories that make up the religion's foundation.
Book of Mormon Problems. LDS Church members are taught that the Book of Mormon (BOM) is scripture, as well as a true record of the inhabitants of the Americas from