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
Musical theatre fans can choose between the church of punk rock, or the Church of Latter Day Saints (both feature cuss words). It’s a question a critic often gets asked, especially by those who don’t see a lot of stage shows: “What’s...Show More Summary
The feature-length flick about a sorority girls’ weekend gone awry seeks talent for leading roles! We’ve also got “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway, a commercial spot paying $500/day, and more! “NESTING DOLLS”Three female actors agesShow More Summary
A reader wrote asking if I’d ever reviewed any books by Denver Snuffer. I get requests to review self-published books all the time, but this time I found the name intriguing and next thing, I was reading a number of articles on his blog. He’s written a number of books, and has an additional website […]
A few years ago, Kimberly Jackson got a message through a dating site from a man offering a ticket to that night's performance of "The Book of Mormon." At first, she was taken aback—she remembered thinking that she hadn't been talking to anyone on the site long enough to get offered a ticket to...
From the Swedish terror attacks to the mess left by Obama, Donald Trump’s habit of “eating up facts and then shiing out fiction” gets a Book of Mormon take from our favorite Broadway truth-teller Randy Rainbow. Watch “You… Read The post Randy Rainbow Calls Out Trump’s Lies with a ‘Book of Mormon’ Truth Bomb: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
You may have forgotten, since tickets were basically impossible to get forever, but Josh Gad was in the original cast of Broadway's musical comedy The Book of Mormon. On Twitter, a fan passed along a parody meme of one of the show's songs aimed at Kellyanne Conway, and Gad promised to perform it if his tweet could get over 1,000 likes. Show More Summary
Andrew Rannells has come a long way from Street Sharks, but he's willing to go back. Rannells became a star from his Tony-nominated lead role in The Book of Mormon during its original Broadway run, and can currently be seen on Girls, which is kicking off its sixth and final season Feb. Show More Summary