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The Book of Mormon (musical)

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  • 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...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • Theater review: 'Book of Mormon' is smart, vulgar and sweet

    There certainly is plenty of vulgarity in "The Book of Mormon," as one would expect from something created by "South Park's" Trey Parker and Matt Stone and "Avenue Q's" Robert Lopez. There's no shortage of f-words and riffs on subjects such as diarrhea,...
  • Kravis Center unveils 2014-15 schedule

    Kravis Center unveils 2014-15 schedule
    The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday, July 29, and for South Florida, the lineup of talent and Broadway-spun shows is a throwback all the way to 2013. "The Book of Mormon," opening Dec. 16, tops the list of...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Frozen' and its nominations a return to form for Disney

    "Frozen," the Walt Disney Animation Studios musical that collected two Oscar nominations Thursday, is about a kingdom trapped in an endless winter. For the 90-year-old Burbank company, which has often suffered from a creative chill in recent decades,...
  • 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,...
  • Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win

    Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win
    Songwriter Robert Lopez not only won his first Academy Award on Sunday evening but also became one of only 12 EGOTs — people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Lopez and his wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez,¬†claimed the Oscar for...