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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • 'Frozen' Aims for Watermark notched by 'Mermaid,' 'Beauty & Beast'

    On a Monday afternoon in early September, conductor Tim Davies is putting an 81-piece orchestra through its paces on the Warner Bros. scoring stage. On the bigscreen behind the musicians, a carrot-nosed snowman comforts an ailing princess inside an ice-...
  • Broadway Box Office: Halloween Gives Plays, Musicals a Fright

    Halloween scared away some of Broadway's sales last week as nearly every production on the boards slipped at the box office -- but few of the drops were truly frightening. A couple of the dips could be attributed to comp-heavy press perfs and opening...
  • Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'

     Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'
    Thank God. Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" has arrived in Orlando with a production that, saints be praised, is as much a thrill as the original. Of course, the carefully plotted story, rip-roaring musical numbers and witty lyrics remain the same....
  • Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'

    Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'
    Sandra Spencer has no intention of seeing the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." Neither does Lynn Whitcomb. The Longwood residents, two of Central Florida's estimated 61,000 Mormons, don't object to the play's jabs at their religion. It's the...
  • 'Book of Mormon' lottery will offer $25 tickets

     'Book of Mormon' lottery will offer $25 tickets
    The daily ticket lottery for the Broadway production of "The Book of Mormon" is a show in itself. Each day, theatergoers gather outside the Eugene O'Neill theater and submit their names for a random drawing. The lucky winners score tickets to cheers...
  • Video: Opening-night crowd reacts to 'Book of Mormon' in Orlando

     Video: Opening-night crowd reacts to 'Book of Mormon' in Orlando
    The singing missionaries of "The Book of Mormon" danced their way into Orlando on Tuesday night. The eagerly awaited Broadway musical opened at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre to a packed — and enthusiastic — crowd. The audience roared...
  • Broadway Box Office: Manly Bow for All-Male Shakespeare

    Broadway slowed down a bit, but not by much, in the week after the Columbus Day boost, with most shows posting individual declines but few logging major ones. Helping to keep the cume aloft was the addition of two productions, including the in-rep,...
  • Brace yourself: 'Book of Mormon' comes to Orlando

     Brace yourself: 'Book of Mormon' comes to Orlando
    "Will I like this show?" A critic is often asked that question — by total strangers, no less — as if it's possible to know the precise taste of any theatergoer. With "The Book of Mormon," the touring Broadway hit that opens Tuesday, Oct....
  • Broadway Box Office: Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart Show Sales Magnetism

    Looks like on Broadway, Magneto and Professor X sell. Or Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard do. The two-play outing led by Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, with productions of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" playing...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Glass Menagerie' Sparkles After Strong Reviews

    Spurred by largely stellar reviews in the wake of its Sept. 26 opening, the Broadway revival of "The Glass Menagerie" posted the largest individual jump of the week at the Broadway box office, climbing more than $85,000 (or 20%) to top $500,000. The rise...
  • Broadway Box Office: Quartet of Stellar Sellers Lead Columbus Day Boom

    Autumn bounty came to Broadway last week, with major sales and attendance bumps logged at most shows on the boards and no fewer than four titles topping an impressive $1.8 million each. The Main Stem traditionally begins to shake off the September...