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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • On Theater: 'Book of Mormon' takes Segerstrom Center stage by storm

    On Theater: 'Book of Mormon' takes Segerstrom Center stage by storm
    You've heard a lot about "The Book of Mormon," the winner of nine Tony awards including best musical, now winding up its local premiere at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. How it's raunchy, irreverent, hilarious and — according to the...
  • London theater collapse leaves dozens injured, seven seriously

    London theater collapse leaves dozens injured, seven seriously
    LONDON — Dozens of people in Britain were injured, seven of them seriously, when the ceiling or part of the balcony collapsed at a theater in London's West End during the busy holiday season. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., less than an...
  • 'Harry Potter' stage production in the works in London

    'Harry Potter' stage production in the works in London
    A new stage production inspired by the "Harry Potter" novels by J.K. Rowling is in the works from producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender. Rowling is expected to be involved with the production, but won't be writing the drama, which is expected to be...
  • Every day they write the 'Book of Mormon'

    Every day they write the 'Book of Mormon'
    Cody Jamison Strand was agog when he earned a spot in the cast of "The Book of Mormon." And then, the nerves crept in. The 24-year-old realized he'd struck comic gold with the role of Elder Arnold Cunningham — whom he describes as happy, over-...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
  • Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House

    Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House
    One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth." Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
  • Marina Abramovic, Diane Paulus among Time's most influential

    Marina Abramovic, Diane Paulus among Time's most influential
    Artist Marina Abramovic and theater director Diane Paulus are among Time magazine's 100 most influential people for 2014. The annual list, which covers fields as diverse as arts, politics, science and sports, was released on Thursday and also included...
  • 'Frozen' songwriters to debut new musical 'Up Here' in La Jolla

    'Frozen' songwriters to debut new musical 'Up Here' in La Jolla
    The Oscar-winning songwriters of the Disney animated movie "Frozen" will debut a new stage musical at the La Jolla Playhouse next season. "Up Here," with songs by husband-and-wife team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, is scheduled to open sometime...
  • 2012 REVIEW: Getting religion by the neck in 'Book of Mormon'

    2012 REVIEW: Getting religion by the neck in 'Book of Mormon'
    Most of the audience flocking to “The Book of Mormon,” which officially descended on Chicago Wednesday night like satirical manna from some warped “South Park” heaven, are looking for amusement and escape. They'll surely find...
  • 'Book of Mormon' rakes in $1.493 million

    'Book of Mormon' rakes in $1.493 million
    "The Book of Mormon" pulled down a whopping $1,493,961 in its first full week of sold-out performances at the Bank of America Theatre, breaking the house record for that Loop venue. That means "Book of Mormon" raked in more cash than "Jersey Boys"...
  • How young is too young to see 'The Book of Mormon'?

    How young is too young to see 'The Book of Mormon'?
    When it comes to "The Book of Mormon," how young is too young? Written by "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone (along with "Avenue Q" co-creator Robert Lopez), the Broadway musical that just set up camp at the Bank of America Theatre in the...