The Book of Mormon Musical http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ The Book of Mormon Musical en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:04:03 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss From 'Book of Mormon' musical to Mormon convert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579364/From-Book-of-Mormon-musical-to-Mormon-convert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579364/From-Book-of-Mormon-musical-to-Mormon-convert.html The last thing Liza Morong expected when she saw the Broadway show "The Book of Mormon" was that she would one day become a... Fri, 03 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT Michelle King: Kyle Van Noy, Ziggy Ansah on Sunday's 'Mormon Times TV' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577259/Kyle-Van-Noy-Ziggy-Ansah-on-Sundays-Mormon-Times-TV.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577259/Kyle-Van-Noy-Ziggy-Ansah-on-Sundays-Mormon-Times-TV.html On a special edition of "Mormon Times TV," Kyle Van Noy and Ziggy Ansah discuss football, friendship and faith. Plus the... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT 'Book of Mormon' musical is one step closer to big screen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570859/Book-of-Mormon-musical-is-one-step-closer-to-big-screen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570859/Book-of-Mormon-musical-is-one-step-closer-to-big-screen.html “The Book of Mormon” musical, the Broadway megahit that is currently breaking box office records with road... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:40:00 MST 'Book of Mormon' musical arrives in a Washington county with large LDS population http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619712/Book-of-Mormon-musical-arrives-in-a-Washington-county-with-large-LDS-population.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619712/Book-of-Mormon-musical-arrives-in-a-Washington-county-with-large-LDS-population.html In preparation for the opening of "The Book of Mormon" musical in Seattle today, The Seattle Times created an overview of the... Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:19:28 MST Michael Otterson: What lies ahead for the Mormons? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615186/Michael-Otterson-What-lies-ahead-for-the-Mormons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615186/Michael-Otterson-What-lies-ahead-for-the-Mormons.html In this piece from The Washington Post's On Faith Blog, Michael Otterson argues that the Mormon moment, instead of ending, is... Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:00:00 MST March of the digital Mormon door-knockers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603634/March-of-the-digital-Mormon-door-knockers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603634/March-of-the-digital-Mormon-door-knockers.html In this piece from the U.K.'s Independent, Simon Usborne, who is not a member of the LDS Church, discusses his interaction... Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:35:52 MDT Who are those people in the LDS Church's 'Book of Mormon' ads? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561996/Who-are-those-people-in-the-LDS-Churchs-Book-of-Mormon-ads.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561996/Who-are-those-people-in-the-LDS-Churchs-Book-of-Mormon-ads.html The announcement that the LDS Church is buying ad space to promote the actual Book of Mormon in the playbill for performances... Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:58:44 MDT LDS Church buys ad space in 'Book of Mormon' musical playbill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561906/LDS-Church-buys-ad-space-in-Book-of-Mormon-musical-playbill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561906/LDS-Church-buys-ad-space-in-Book-of-Mormon-musical-playbill.html The Los Angeles Times is reporting that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has purchased ads promoting the REAL... Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:13:11 MDT International newspapers address Facebook, Mormon missionary work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558602/International-newspapers-address-Facebook-Mormon-missionary-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558602/International-newspapers-address-Facebook-Mormon-missionary-work.html Elder Erich Kopischke, a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,... Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:37:45 MDT Jerry Earl Johnston: Making your 'faith option' compelling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585333/Making-your-faith-option-compelling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585333/Making-your-faith-option-compelling.html Let me begin with a quote from Reuven Kimelman, a respected professor at Brandeis University. Sun, 24 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT Book review: Book of Mormon 'Biography' takes scholar's view http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557985/Book-review-Book-of-Mormon-Biography-takes-scholars-view.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557985/Book-review-Book-of-Mormon-Biography-takes-scholars-view.html Paul C. Gutjahr authors an interesting new look at the Book of Mormon from the eyes of a nonmember scholar. The book details... Sun, 24 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT New MormonVoices website is positive LDS voice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561793/New-MormonVoices-website-is-positive-LDS-voice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561793/New-MormonVoices-website-is-positive-LDS-voice.html Inspired by the "Book of Mormon" musical on Broadway but especially by the presidential candidacy of Mitt Romney, media... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Essence of Mormonism missed in Broadway plays, Matthew Bowman says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550169/Essence-of-Mormonism-missed-in-Broadway-plays-Matthew-Bowman-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550169/Essence-of-Mormonism-missed-in-Broadway-plays-Matthew-Bowman-says.html Slate contributor Matthew Bowman says producers are missing the mark in defining Mormonism in the artistic square. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:51:10 MST 2011 positive Mormon media highlights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214493/2011-positive-Mormon-media-highlights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214493/2011-positive-Mormon-media-highlights.html For its 2011 annual retrospective, Time magazine named Mormonism the Religion of the Year, accompanied with an obligatory... Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:16:37 MST 'I'm a Mormon' campaign extending to 12 U.S. cities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700183551/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-extending-to-12-US-cities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700183551/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-extending-to-12-US-cities.html In June, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched its "I'm a Mormon" campaign in New York City, just a few... Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:05:41 MDT NYTimes: A look at Oakland LDS Temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177615/NYTimes-A-look-at-Oakland-LDS-Temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700177615/NYTimes-A-look-at-Oakland-LDS-Temple.html The New York Times took a quick behind-the-scenes look at the Oakland LDS Temple this week, referring to it as a "five-spired... Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:00:25 MDT 'Honest Jon' comic on 'The Book of Mormon Musical' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705390546/Honest-Jon-comic-on-The-Book-of-Mormon-Musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705390546/Honest-Jon-comic-on-The-Book-of-Mormon-Musical.html "The Book of Mormon Musical" may have won a few Tony's but the Book of Mormon has won millions of souls to Christ. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 05:00:00 MDT Mormons & Media: LDS missionaries http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705376107/Mormons--Media-LDS-missionaries.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705376107/Mormons--Media-LDS-missionaries.html The missionaries in "The Book of Mormon" musical, the Tony-winning Broadway show that parodies the doctrines within scripture... Tue, 12 Jul 2011 06:30:00 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147768/LDS-scholar-Richard-Lyman-Bushman-talks-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147768/LDS-scholar-Richard-Lyman-Bushman-talks-Mormon-musical.html Sun, 28 Aug 2011 11:00:00 MDT Evangelical scholar chides 'Book of Mormon' musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387598/Evangelical-scholar-chides-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387598/Evangelical-scholar-chides-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html At the \"On Faith\" blog last week a discussion ensued about \"The Book of Mormon\" musical and whether \"faith is funny.\"... Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:00:00 MDT Mormon 101: A quiz for the 'Mormon Moment' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387599/Mormon-101-A-quiz-for-the-Mormon-Moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387599/Mormon-101-A-quiz-for-the-Mormon-Moment.html The Huffington Post has created a 12-question quiz called \"Latter-Day Saints 101: How Much Do You Know About the Mormons?\" Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:15:00 MDT Mormon 101: A quiz for the 'Mormon Moment' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700146214/Mormon-101-A-quiz-for-the-Mormon-Moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700146214/Mormon-101-A-quiz-for-the-Mormon-Moment.html So here you sit, smack dab in the middle of the "Mormon Moment," vacillating between Romney and Huntsman, anxiously waiting... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 17:41:20 MDT Readers' forum: Forgiveness freely given for 'The Book of Mormon' musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145989/Forgiveness-freely-given-for-The-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145989/Forgiveness-freely-given-for-The-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html It seems that the hit musical "The Book of Mormon" has taken theater critics and Broadway audiences by storm, and as a... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 00:00:00 MDT Emily W. Jensen: Bloggernacle Back Bench: Introducing the Mormons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374885/Bloggernacle-Back-Bench-Introducing-the-Mormons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374885/Bloggernacle-Back-Bench-Introducing-the-Mormons.html Mormons arrive in New York City in an ad blitz of amazing proportions. Click to see how Mormon.org is becoming known and... Tue, 21 Jun 2011 05:00:00 MDT 'Mormon' musical: Pride in prejudice? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145212/Mormon-musical-Pride-in-prejudice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145212/Mormon-musical-Pride-in-prejudice.html It has been nearly a week since "The Book of Mormon" musical scored nine Tony Awards and a whole lot of adulation in... Sat, 18 Jun 2011 14:24:17 MDT Controversial Mormon Newsweek sold out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145056/Controversial-Mormon-Newsweek-sold-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700145056/Controversial-Mormon-Newsweek-sold-out.html What do you get when you splice the head of Mitt Romney and the body of a missionary from "The Book of Mormon" musical? A... Fri, 17 Jun 2011 18:58:03 MDT 'Book of Mormon' musical: Humorous hazing or modern minstrel show? National faith leaders consider impact http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700144664/Book-of-Mormon-musical-Humorous-hazing-or-modern-minstrel-show-National-faith-leaders-consider.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700144664/Book-of-Mormon-musical-Humorous-hazing-or-modern-minstrel-show-National-faith-leaders-consider.html In the aftermath of "The Book of Mormon's" triumphant night at Broadway's Tony Awards last Sunday, a number of national... Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:05:20 MDT 'I'm a Mormon' campaign expands to N.Y. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387568/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-expands-to-NY.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387568/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-expands-to-NY.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is going big in the Big Apple. Wed, 15 Jun 2011 09:30:00 MDT 'I'm a Mormon' campaign expands to N.Y. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700144191/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-expands-to-NY.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700144191/Im-a-Mormon-campaign-expands-to-NY.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is going big in the Big Apple. Tue, 14 Jun 2011 19:00:00 MDT Readers' forum: The Book of Mormon musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143967/The-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143967/The-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html I happened to tune in to the Tony Awards Sunday just in time to see one of the producers of "The Book of Mormon" musical... Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 MDT Is the 'Book of Mormon' musical accurate satire? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387565/Is-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical-accurate-satire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387565/Is-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical-accurate-satire.html A Deseret News analysis of the show's content, based on its official script and lyrics, reveals several errors and... Mon, 13 Jun 2011 10:30:00 MDT Is the 'Book of Mormon' musical accurate satire? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143744/Is-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical-accurate-satire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143744/Is-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical-accurate-satire.html Earlier this year, Scott Rudin, a producer for "The Book of Mormon Musical," told NPR about a conversation he had with a man... Sun, 12 Jun 2011 22:56:52 MDT With May 21 passing uneventfully, it's a good time to show compassion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387499/With-May-21-passing-uneventfully-its-a-good-time-to-show-compassion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387499/With-May-21-passing-uneventfully-its-a-good-time-to-show-compassion.html The world didn't end May 21 as predicted, did it? All this started when 89-year-old Harold Camping, head of the Family Radio... Tue, 24 May 2011 06:30:00 MDT Another Mormon musical coming to stage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700138122/Another-Mormon-musical-coming-to-stage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700138122/Another-Mormon-musical-coming-to-stage.html www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=155883181132112 "Mormons, Mothers and Monsters," joins the www.bookofmormonbroadway.com/... Mon, 23 May 2011 17:01:52 MDT Mormon Media Observer: Mormon Media Observer: Here's to Marie Osmond and Stephen Craig http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372276/Mormon-Media-Observer-Heres-to-Marie-Osmond-and-Stephen-Craig.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372276/Mormon-Media-Observer-Heres-to-Marie-Osmond-and-Stephen-Craig.html The biggest news story involving Mormonism this week besides the 14 Tony nominations for "The Book of Mormon" musical on... Mon, 09 May 2011 04:30:00 MDT Mormon Media Observer: Here's to Marie Osmond and Stephen Craig http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387441/Heres-to-Marie-Osmond-and-Stephen-Craig.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387441/Heres-to-Marie-Osmond-and-Stephen-Craig.html The biggest news story involving Mormonism this week besides the 14 Tony nominations for \"The Book of Mormon\" musical on... Mon, 09 May 2011 04:30:00 MDT Jerry Earl Johnston: When life becomes 'operatic,' don't mock it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133180/When-life-becomes-operatic-dont-mock-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133180/When-life-becomes-operatic-dont-mock-it.html Fri, 06 May 2011 15:00:00 MDT Broadway musical misses the point http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131345/Broadway-musical-misses-the-point.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131345/Broadway-musical-misses-the-point.html Michael Otterson is director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, owner of the Deseret... Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 MDT 'Book of Mormon' musical leads Drama Desk nominations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131213/Book-of-Mormon-musical-leads-Drama-Desk-nominations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700131213/Book-of-Mormon-musical-leads-Drama-Desk-nominations.html The profane musical "The Book of Mormon" and the zany revival of "Anything Goes" received the most nominations Friday from... Fri, 29 Apr 2011 08:50:17 MDT Mormon PR leader: 'Why I won't be seeing the Book of Mormon musical' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700127428/Mormon-PR-leader-Why-I-wont-be-seeing-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700127428/Mormon-PR-leader-Why-I-wont-be-seeing-the-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html For the longest time, the only "official" response from the LDS Church on the Broadway musical "Book of Mormon" was a... Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:50:35 MDT Mormon Media Observer: Mormon Media Observer: 'The Book of Mormon' musical review roundup and the Mormon Media Observer's take http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369467/Mormon-Media-Observer-The-Book-of-Mormon-musical-review-roundup-and-the-Mormon-Media-Observers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369467/Mormon-Media-Observer-The-Book-of-Mormon-musical-review-roundup-and-the-Mormon-Media-Observers.html The Los Angeles Times has a round-up of the reviews of "The Book of Mormon" this week, and the sense they get is that the... Mon, 28 Mar 2011 05:30:00 MDT Mormon Media Observer: 'The Book of Mormon' musical review roundup and the Mormon Media Observer's take http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387266/The-Book-of-Mormon-musical-review-roundup-and-the-Mormon-Media-Observers-take.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387266/The-Book-of-Mormon-musical-review-roundup-and-the-Mormon-Media-Observers-take.html The Los Angeles Times has a round-up of the reviews of \"The Book of Mormon\" this week, and the sense they get is that the... Mon, 28 Mar 2011 05:30:00 MDT Mormon Media Observer: It’s time for 'The Book of Mormon' the musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387135/It7s-time-for-The-Book-of-Mormon-the-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387135/It7s-time-for-The-Book-of-Mormon-the-musical.html For anyone who has observed American culture, the animated series South Park is well-known for its general disdain for... Mon, 21 Feb 2011 06:00:00 MST Take the high road with 'Book of Mormon' musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387136/Take-the-high-road-with-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387136/Take-the-high-road-with-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html Some of the LDS faithful are already calling for a boycott or protest, but the church itself, in an unusual move, has issued... Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:30:00 MST LDS Church issues statement on Book of Mormon musical http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387093/LDS-Church-issues-statement-on-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387093/LDS-Church-issues-statement-on-Book-of-Mormon-musical.html With the premiere of a satirical Broadway musical called \"The Book of Mormon\" scheduled for next month and in response to... Mon, 07 Feb 2011 14:45:00 MST