Founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, used what he called a “seer stone” to derive mystical information and supernatural knowledge. When the angel Moroni showed Smith the golden plates, according to the story in the Book of Mormon, Smith was unable to read the gold plates because...
As the story goes, Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon through special "seer stones" which he dropped into a hat (to block out the light) and then read from.And if that makes no sense to you... well, join the club. Dieter F. Uchtdorf,...Show More Summary
You can star as your favorite Disney character while sailing on a Disney cruise ship, get cast in a short film, and even join the national tour of “The Book of Mormon” today in Backstage’s casting notices! DISNEY CRUISE LINE, CHARACTER...Show More Summary
"Hamilton" continues to smash records: the cast album could leap into Billboard 200's top 10 next week, the first album to do so since "The Book of Mormon" five years ago
Andrew Rannells and Glenn Close spoof Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in this funny on stage sketch at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City. Andrew, who starred in The Book of Mormon years ago, spoofed Donald in The Book of Moron. Meanwhile, Glenn portrayed [...]
When banker turned Broadway backer Roger Berlind, producer of Nine and Proof, was invited to a workshop for a frolicking musical satire about hapless American missionaries transported to a war-torn,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Brooklyn-based painter Lori Nelson hails from Utah. Throughout her adolescence, Nelson’s primary access to art was found in the family’s Mormon scripture books and the traditional paintings reproduced within. The concept of the “believer” became of particular interest to Nelson, which she has since channelled into her ongoing Cryptotween series. The paintings — featured in […]
This is like the smartest, best, most deserving parody we've ever seen! Seeing as it's 2016 and Hello is no longer the only song played on the radio, you would think that Adele parodies would be played out by now — but you'd be wrong. That's because a brand-new Mormon version of the song just made its [...]
If you think “The Book of Mormon” is a hard sell among casual theatergoers, imagine the complexity of a show called “Kinky Boots.”
The highly pedigreed musical — six Tonys in 2013, including best musical
Fox News contributor and leading Donald Trump surrogate Robert Jeffress wrote in his new book that Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, is one of the "servants of Satan." Jeffress also wrote that Jews, Catholics and members of other...Show More Summary
If you’ve stumbled upon the Amazon page for The Book of Mormon recently, you may have noticed that readers from the Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints seem particularly effusive these days. “Life changing. The greatest Book ever written,” says one comment. Show More Summary
The Mormon Church may have formally renounced anti-gay "reparative therapy," but that doesn't erase its effects.In Saving Alex, a book released this month, 21-year-old Alex Cooper recalls her experiences of being beaten and tortured for eight months as "therapy" for being gay. Show More Summary
Shocking stories of extreme “reparative” therapy committed on LGBTQ youth have been on a decline in recent years thanks to shifting public opinion and new laws. But a new book from an ex-Mormon detailing her experience as a teen is a sobering reminder of the unresolved trauma still out there. When Alex Cooper, now 21, told [...]
A 21-year old gay woman is telling the story of the abuse she suffered as a result of the “conversion therapy” to which she had been subjected as a teenager, in a new book titled Saving Alex: When I Was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That’s When My Nightmare...
Brandon Riley Miller seen working his magic as Karel sits in front of a Chimanaya filled with... Bibles, Books of Mormon... basically a whole lotta trouble. That's A Wrap! We just wrapped Season 2 Of my Free Speech TV Show Karel Life...Show More Summary
The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith has seen an eruption in both positive and negative Amazon reviews.
Celebrating its fifth birthday this month, The Book of Mormon is currently the sixth longest running show on Broadway, only trailing The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, The Lion King, Wicked, and Jersey Boys. For a handful of years now The Book of Mormon has been one of the hottest [...]
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 6, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • The Book of Mormon at Belk Theater • Charlotte Blues Society featuring Vinyl Alley at...Show More Summary
“‘WARNING: May cause drowsiness and occasional eye-rolling. Go watch the musical instead,’ said one reviewer. A five-star fan, however, said that ‘it was translated by the Gift and Power of God, and is the record of a people who are a branch of the tribe of Israel who had Prophets in their day who preached […]
A battle of biblical proportions is brewing on the Amazon page for The Book of Mormon, with hundreds of believers and non-believers weighing in to praise or rubbish the Latter Day Saints’ sacred text. Almost 300 reviews have been written in less than a week for a 1981 edition of The Book of Mormon...