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  • 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,...
  • A Q&A with Tony Kushner on his 'Angels in America,' then and now

    In the late 1980s, the young writer Tony Kushner began work on his second play: a theatrical epic about AIDS and homophobia, race and morality, religion and spirituality, Reaganism, love and abandonment, and much, much more. Kushner's two -part...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Hit musical "Book of Mormon" opens in Philly

    "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
  • 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....
  • Mormon church sues Canadian polygamist over trademarked name

    Mormon church sues Canadian polygamist over trademarked name
    SALT LAKE CITY Utah (Reuters) - The Mormon church has sued a Canadian polygamist for using its trademarked name, saying its reputation was damaged and that donations intended for the denomination were misdirected, a lawsuit filed in a Canadian court said....
  • Founder of Ordain Women excommunicated from Mormon Church

    Kate Kelly, the founder of a prominent Mormon women’s group, has been excommunicated, according to her organization, Ordain Women. Kelly, an international human rights lawyer, formed the group, which pushes for gender equality in the faith, with...
  • Feminism and Mormon doctrine collide and lead to rare excommunication

    Feminism and Mormon doctrine collide and lead to rare excommunication
    Kate Kelly, the face of the latest wave of feminist demands on the Mormon church, said she is unlikely to seek rebaptism in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints any time soon, after she was formally excommunicated on Monday. “I’ve...
  • For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence

    For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence
    For Tyler Glenn, frontman of the Provo, Utah-based pop-rock quartet Neon Trees, seeing a therapist was a breakthrough in more ways than one. “It was definitely a profound thing,” said Glenn recently on the phone from Minneapolis. “I...
  • 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...
  • 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...