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Recently my wife and I attended the wedding of a valued friend and colleague, a seriously lapsed Mormon getting married outside the faith to her live-in boyfriend, with her devout Mormon family in attendance. Did I mention it was held at a brewery?
Audience demand for tickets to “The Book of Mormon” jammed the Kennedy Center’s Web site this morning, causing consumers to be directed to a virtual waiting room or to be kicked off the site entirely. Kennedy Center officials said high traffic was causing the problems to the site. The pre-sale for the smash show from […]
'The Book of Mormon" reopened in Chicago for a second run Feb. 24 in the Bank of America Theatre, drawing a couple of thousand people each day (except Monday) to the Loop. Quite a few of them will arrive hungry. Add in the multitudes with tickets for other Loop theater performances, and...
James wrote a review of a book which in turn got me thinking because he mentioned the Utah War. This was the clash between Mormons in Utah under Brigham Young vs the Buchanan administration in DC, which little actual fighting took place and there were few deaths for something of an armed conflict of the time, save for the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Show More Summary
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
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
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