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The Book of Mormon

Irreverence Is the New Reverent

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.21.2014 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

While I agree there's a social maturity required in expressing irreverence through appropriate channels, the Church is missing out on a deep authenticity of the human experience if we continue to fear irreverence, instead of finding beauty in it.

'Book Of Mormon' Breaks More Records On The Road

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

“The Book of Mormon” can add another impressive record to its already vast collection of accolades. The production’s national tour become the hi...

'The More Successful You Become, The More You Have To Prove'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Josh Gad might not look like one of the most happening guys in Hollywood. He goes all but unnoticed on a recent Sunday m...

Don't Judge A Book Of Mormon By Its Cover: The Musical As Conversion Tool

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 07.13.2013 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

I met two Mormon missionaries on a chilly spring evening when my husband and I attended the musical "The Book of Mormon." They were handing out copies of the LDS Scriptures -- aka the original Book of Mormon -- near the theatre entrance, and I couldn't resist talking with them.

Not Everyone Loves 'The Book Of Mormon'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts

LONDON — Broadway sensation "The Book of Mormon" has landed in London, to a warm reception from theatergoers and mixed notices from critics Rev...

Will There Be A 'Book Of Mormon' Movie?

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

The major success of "Book of Mormon" on Broadway has sparked talk of a film adaptation. With the recent news of the creation of Trey Parker and Matt ...

WATCH: Tony Nominee Rory O'Malley Talks 'Book Of Mormon' And Coming Out

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings


The Book of Mormon Takes San Francisco by Storm

George Heymont | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

One of the blessings of having an unfettered imagination is a willingness to take greater risks than many other artists. When it was first announced t...

Mormon Church's Secret White Undergarments For Sale By Ex-Mormon Businesswoman

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.15.2012 | Small Business

For something that's always supposed to remain hidden, the Mormon Church's special undergarments are suddenly attracting a lot of attention. Someti...

WATCH: Matt & Trey Talk Bizarre Reaction To 'Book Of Mormon'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Comedy

The always entertaining Trey Parker and Matt Stone dropped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday night ahead of the return of "South Park" later this mo...

National Tour Of 'The Book Of Mormon' Begins In Denver

Posted 08.15.2012 | Denver

Denver premiered the national tour of the musical that's being called "the new gold standard for Broadway" and "the best musical of the century" to so...

PHOTOS: Five Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 08.14.2012 | Denver

This week brings another eclectic mixture of things to do for Coloradans. If you thought you missed your chance to snatch tickets for "The Book of...

'The Book Of Mormon' Begins U.S. Tour

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts

The moment we've all been waiting for is here. Today, the Tony-Award winning musical that everyone is talking about kicks off its first preview for th...

The Wisdom of Ignorance

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education
Jennifer Hamady

Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.

PHOTO: Secret Authors Revealed

Posted 07.05.2012 | Comedy

Most hotel rooms contain a copy of the Bible, but occasionally you'll find more than one "good book" included with your continental breakfast, such as...

What's So Funny About Being Gay?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Gone are the days when no one could take a joke about what might happen in a bed shared by two men or two women. These days, we know gay sex is just as funny, and sometimes tragic, as the other kind.

Live (on Tape) at the 2012 Tonys Red Carpet: Josh Groban, Matthew Morrison, Jessica Chastain, and More

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Stars walking an award show red carpet often get asked the same thing. "How are you feeling?" "Are you nervous?" To mix things up a bit, I threw some friendly curve balls to the talent at Sunday night's Tony Awards.

Mallika Rao

When Broadway's Priciest Show Ever Was Free | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

It's the most expensive ticket on Broadway, but yesterday some lucky fans of "The Book Of Mormon" got to cheer Joseph Smith on for free. Midwester...

Jon Stewart Is Hilarious But No Teacher Of Religion

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

It is a real a stretch to see Stewart as a teacher of religion. True, his interviews on religious matters, as on everything else, are always civil. But the fact is that while he avoids anger and bitterness, his jokes and skits on religion have a mocking, dismissive tone.

Tony Awards: The (Next) Movie?

Mark Juddery | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Though Hollywood doesn't make musicals as much as they used to, they still look to Broadway for possible hits. So what will be the next hit movie musical?

Look Who's Playing TV's Latest President

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

Cue "Hail to the Chief" because TV has found its president. Bill Pullman, who famously took on the role of head of state in the 1996 blockbuster "I...

'Hangover' Star Joins Ryan Murphy's Next Project

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

While fans are still reeling over the "Glee" winter finale, the cast of Ryan Murphy's new NBC comedy is shaping up. Justin Bartha of "The Hangover...

New Report Claims Broadway Audience 'Whiter Than Ever'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

A new report shows that Broadway's audience is becoming increasingly homogeneous. The 2010-11 season saw a large dip in foreign patrons, while caucasi...

WATCH: Trey Parker & Matt Stone Talk Dropping Acid At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.30.2011 | Comedy

Trey Parker and Matt Stone have come a long way since the construction paper days of "South Park." Between their hit Broadway musical (now destin...

WATCH: How 'South Park' Is Made

Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy

Trey Parker and Matt Stone understandably did a lot of talking about their Tony-winning musical "The Book of Mormon" during their interview on "60 Min...