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  • Utah weighs impact of ruling allowing gay marriage

    SALT LAKE CITY — Wade Hunt could see change looming on the horizon, a stubborn movement to legalize gay marriage that crept toward Utah's Mormon faithful state by state, one same-sex wedding at a time. But he never dreamed it would reach here....
  • Short honeymoon for Utah gay couples as court puts marriages on hold

    Gay marriage advocates in Utah said thousands of lives have been thrown into disarray after the Supreme Court decided to put same-sex marriages on hold in the state while a federal appeals court weighs the legalities of the issue. The high court’s...
  • 'Book of Mormon' tickets going fast

    'Book of Mormon' tickets going fast
    When "The Book of Mormon" visits the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in November, the raunchy musical penned by Matt Stone and Trey Parker will deliver scatological lyrics, cursing Mormon missionaries and cameo "appearances" from Adolf Hitler,...
  • Re-enactment spotlights legal legacy of Mormon church founder Joseph Smith

    Re-enactment spotlights legal legacy of Mormon church founder Joseph Smith
    Constantly in and out of courtrooms until killed by a mob outside a jail in Carthage, Ill., Mormon church founder Joseph Smith spent much of his adult life as a wanted man. On Monday, three lesser known legal battles that kept Smith a free man will come...
  • Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'

     Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon'
    Thank God. Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" has arrived in Orlando with a production that, saints be praised, is as much a thrill as the original. Of course, the carefully plotted story, rip-roaring musical numbers and witty lyrics remain the same....
  • Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'

    Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'
    Sandra Spencer has no intention of seeing the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." Neither does Lynn Whitcomb. The Longwood residents, two of Central Florida's estimated 61,000 Mormons, don't object to the play's jabs at their religion. It's the...
  • 'Mormon' is more than just easy laughs

    When Joseph Smith Jr. published The Book of Mormon in 1830, he likely wasn't expecting that an outrageously profane musical that purloined his golden title would dominate the 2011 Tony Awards. Then again, he probably wasn't anticipating "South Park"...
  • Mormon underwear is showing

    The presidential campaign has placed a spotlight on the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “The Book of Mormon” musical is pushing the religion to the forefront of pop culture. And with Ann Romney’s recent appearance on...
  • 'Faith Healer': An intimate, matured return

    'Faith Healer': An intimate, matured return
    The last time the trio of Si Osborne, Lia D. Mortensen and Brad Armacost performed Brian Friel's "Faith Healer" in Chicago, they all were 18 years younger and working in a short-lived venue, the Turnaround Theatre, named, with a note of optimism, for...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Chris Jones' Top 10 shows for the season

    Holiday Guide 2012: Chris Jones' Top 10 shows for the season
    Chicago has a plethora of holiday shows each and every year — and I’ll be reviewing enough of them over the next couple of weeks to put Rudolph in rehab. But based on many years of seasonal theater-going, here are 10 of our potential favorites...
  • 'The Book of Mormon' releases more Chicago tickets

    'The Book of Mormon' releases more Chicago tickets
    "The Book of Mormon"  is releasing another 12-week block of tickets for its Chicago engagement.  The new tickets, which go on sale Sept. 21, cover performances through June 2. This is not expected to be the last "extension," although it remains an open...