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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • '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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • '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...
  • Tony Award nominations are up for grabs

    Tony Award nominations are up for grabs
    NEW YORK — Recent Broadway seasons have yielded musical juggernauts: "The Book of Mormon," "The Producers" and "Spring Awakening," for example, each scooped up fistfuls of Tony nominations before going on to win best musical. But as voters have...
  • 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...
  • Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake

    Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake
    When he turned 65, Billy Crystal decided to reprise "700 Sundays," his Tony Award-winning 2004 one-man show. The title refers to the number of Sundays he had with his father, Jack, before he died of a heart attack when Crystal was just 15. "I never felt...
  • The morality of 'The Book of Mormon' [Letter]

    The morality of 'The Book of Mormon' [Letter]
    Last weekend, my wife and I endured a performance of "The Book of Mormon" at the Hippodrome, and we take exception to The Sun's rosy review of the work it described as "unusually entertaining, wickedly funny," and "really a big, old-fashioned musical" ("'...
  • "The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season

    "The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season
    Smash hits that won an avalanche of Tony Awards make up the Kravis on Broadway 2014-2015 season. The seventh annual series of Great White Way musicals coming to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach includes nine-time...