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Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'
Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'

Humor, unlike music, isn't a universal language. I mention this up front for the benefit of anyone who cannot find anything funny in religion, poverty, disease, genital mutilation or various other things targeted in "The Book of Mormon," the mega-musical that has hit Baltimore full-force for a two-week engagement at the Hippodrome. This show boldly takes the venerable Broadway art form of the musical comedy where no one would dare go before. But then, you wouldn't expect anything less from the triumvirate responsible: Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the equal-opportunity offenders who put "South Park" on the small and large screen; and Robert Lopez, co-creator...