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  • 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 Church OK with gay Boy Scouts proposal

    Mormon Church OK with gay Boy Scouts proposal
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a message for the Boy Scouts of America's plan to allow gay Scouts: We're fine with it. The Mormon Church, which has historically opposed same-sex marriage, said Thursday that it supported the Scouts'...
  • Christopher Durang, Bobby Lopez To Join In Cole Porter Event At Yale

    Christopher Durang, Bobby Lopez To Join In Cole Porter Event At Yale
    Playwright Christopher Durang and director Bobby Lopez will be among those participating in an all-Yale concert presentation of Cole Porter's "Kiss me Kate," celebrating Porter's centennial of his graduation from Yale University in New Haven in 2013....
  • 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...
  • Sighting: Star-filled New Year's Eve -- and week ahead

    Sighting: Star-filled New Year's Eve -- and week ahead
    Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area? NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
  • 'Book of Mormon' announces day-of-show ticket drawing

    'Book of Mormon' announces day-of-show ticket drawing
    The much-anticipated Chicago company of the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" has its first preview performance tonight at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St. Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt star, along with Stephanie Umoh and James...
  • A cast change at 'Book of Mormon'

    A cast change at 'Book of Mormon'
    Syesha Mercado, a finalist on the "American Idol" talent show, has taken over the featured role of Nabulungi in the Chicago production of "The Book of Mormon," representatives of the show have confirmed. Stephanie Umoh, the star of the Broadway...
  • The Times Square vortex

    The Times Square vortex
    NEW YORK — On a walking tour of Times Square, something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious happened. With the guide at my side, I was strolling along the streets without causing any casualties. No banging into clumps of tourists or wiping small...
  • Canadian couple drive modern twist on Moliere farce

    Canadian couple drive modern twist on Moliere farce
    'Tis the season for sucking up at company holiday parties — or, as Frank, the central character in David Ives' "The School for Lies" would put it, this is prime time, baby, for "two-faced pestilential etiquette." Perchance you indulged in a little...
  • Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options

    Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options
    His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
  • Mormonism, Illinois have surprising history

    Mormonism, Illinois have surprising history
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has, when you think about it, been a remarkably good sport when it comes to "The Book of Mormon." As that money-spinning, massively irreverent musical lampooning the Mormon religion and many of its...
  • '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...