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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • 'Book of Mormon' breaks house record at Hippodrome

    'Book of Mormon' breaks house record at Hippodrome
    "The Book of Mormon" may not be to everyone's taste (I've had pretty spirited correspondence from some folks who took offense), but the mega-musical had no trouble drawing crowds on its first visit to Baltimore. The result turned out to be historic....
  • 'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

    'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype
    The show: "The Book of Mormon" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The arrival of the national tour of Broadway's biggest musical hit in years. First impressions: Does the hit live up to the hype? Has the...
  • Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s, Shakespeare

    Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s,  Shakespeare
    The show: "These Paper Bullets!", a Yale Repertory Theatre production at the University Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: World premiere of Rolin Jones' "modish rip-off of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing,' " with new songs by...
  • Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'

    Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'
    Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training—she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—but she grew up with Motown in the house. "That was the popular music of [my parents']...
  • Across from the Hippodrome, Forno is still growing into its role

    Across from the Hippodrome, Forno is still growing into its role
    Forno, a great-looking new restaurant and wine bar located across the street from the Hippodrome Theatre, opened as quietly as it could in late February just as the blockbuster musical "The Book of Mormon" pulled into town. Emina Dukic, who co-owns...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song

    Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song
    In the end, some of the biggest names in pop music couldn’t topple a Disney princess. “Let It Go” from Walt Disney Pictures’ animated musical “Frozen” took the Oscar for original song, besting offerings from U2,...