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  • 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 Scouts and gays

    The Scouts and gays
    Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...
  • Is the Wildly Entertaining 'Book of Mormon' Also Kinda Vapid?

    Is the Wildly Entertaining 'Book of Mormon' Also Kinda Vapid?
    I just saw the super-ultra-atmosphere-piercing smash hit musical “The Book of Mormon” and had two conflicting feelings about it. Yes, it’s entertaining, clever, and funny as hell, but also, has anyone noticed, that much like some of...
  • Grammys 2013: 'Once,' 'Follies' nominated for musical theater album

    "Once" is once again in the awards spotlight. The original cast recording for the popular Broadway show is among the Grammy nominees this year in the category of musical theater albums. The show features songs by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the...
  • 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...
  • Man About Town: 'Mormon' fails to make a convert

    I’d wanted to take an actual Mormon to see “The Book of Mormon,” but the closest I could come was the lovely and patient older daughter — so well scrubbed and shimmery that she looked like an Irish coin. “Come on, Coin,...
  • Q&A: A brief primer about Mormon beliefs

    Mitt Romney is the first major-party nominee for president who is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Mormons. Here is a brief primer about Mormon history and beliefs: Who are the Mormons? The LDS Church claims some...
  • Faithful reading of hit 'Book of Mormon'

    “I'm about to do it for the first time,” chirps goofy Mormon missionary Elder Cunningham. “And I'm gonna do it with a girl!” The young man in a white shirt and tie isn't singing about a lusty encounter, but a holy rite of passage...
  • WATCH: Trey Parker and Matt Stone talk "The Book Of Mormon" in Chicago

    WATCH: Trey Parker and Matt Stone talk "The Book Of Mormon" in Chicago
    The day is nearly here, theatre lovers. The Broadway hit "The Book Of Mormon" will be opening in previews on December 11th. Show co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park fame are in town helping the Chicago company get off the ground running...
  • WATCH: Trey Parker and Matt Stone have big ideas for the new "Star Wars" movies

    WATCH: Trey Parker and Matt Stone have big ideas for the new "Star Wars" movies
    Got to discuss "The Book Of Mormon" with co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone of "South Park" fame today. When talking about what the guys might do next (they said a movie), I asked if they were interested in directing the new "Star Wars" films. They,...
  • In Theory: Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

    The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered. Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...