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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • 'The Book Of Mormon' Scores Top Honors at D.C.'s Helen Hayes Awards

    A touring production of Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" and local revivals of "Hello Dolly!" and "Glengarry Glen Ross" were each multiple winners April 21 at the Helen Hayes Awards, the D.C. area's annual theater kudofest. "Dolly," a co-production of...
  • Broadway Forecast: July 4 Soft, but Fireworks to Follow

    Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day: A lot of holidays bring an annual sales spike at the Broadway box office. July 4 isn't one of them. Unlike those other nationwide fetes, the Fourth pretty reliably signals the first slippage of the...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to be replaced by Andrew Rannells in 'Hedwig'

    A new Hedwig has been anointed and he/she is a Mormon -- a Broadway "Mormon," that is. Neil Patrick Harris will step down from his Tony Award-winning role as the title transsexual rocker in the Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Aug....
  • Commentary: Close the book on `Book of Mormon'

    OK, I'm open to a good dirty joke at the right time, and I certainly do not oppose the use of profanity in the theater. However, simply stated, I don't find a story promoting laughs about things like the exploitation of babies and young girls to be funny....
  • '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...
  • As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star

    As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star
    Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
  • 'Book of Mormon' heads up Chrysler Hall Broadway series in 2014-2015

    "The Book of Mormon" will headline the Broadway in Norfolk series coming to Chrysler Hall in the 2014-2015 season. The irreverent musical opens the season in October and will be followed by the return of two popular shows, "Wicked" in November and...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tony Awards Attention Pumps Sellout Sales for Nominees

    The post-Memorial Day hangover may have deflated Broadway B.O. a bit last week, but that didn't stop some of this season's Tony nominees from playing to packed houses. Three of the four contenders for the new musical trophy -- Disney's "Aladdin" ($1,196,...
  • 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...
  • 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...