"If we present the Book of Mormon
as the history of the Americas, the racist depictions of Lamanites hurt real people."
Despite the show being filled with some of the crudest language ever performed on stage, the Book of Mormon
's central edict is love and acceptance.
It is a tale of struggle of two Mormon missionaries to share their scripture, The Book of Mormon
, with the natives of the people in the African Nation.
I told them I had been thinking about doing a musical based on the Book of Mormon
. Matt said, "Shut up--this is what we wanted to do since we graduated college." I said, "Well, go ahead." They said they wanted to collaborate with me.
Forsberg's method is to read the events of Smith's early life and the Book of Mormon
narrative in the context of Masonic lore and symbol to find both causality and identity between the two systems.
The Book of Mormon
is a paradigm of all that Joseph Smith did.
Religious dramas include traditional European passion plays and events described in the Bible and in the Book of Mormon
. Shakespeare festivals produce full-length plays by the Bard, and often rotate them in repertory with works of other classical or modern playwrights, such as Columbus Ohio's Actors' Theatre Company with Taming of the Shrew, Merchant of Venice, and Big River.
It was there that <IR> JOSEPH SMITH </IR> published The Book of Mormon
The Light of the World and One Fold, One Shepherd, based on the Book of Mormon
, will run in repertory through August 30.
? THE smash hit musical The Book of Mormon
has extended its run at Manchester's Palace Theatre.
This was the case for two actors with Chicago-area ties who joined "The Book of Mormon
" national tour last spring.
Last spring, I stumbled upon two tickets to a matinee of "The Book of Mormon
'' for an astonishingly reasonable price within the realm of unaffordable theater tickets.