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"The Book Of Mormon" -- Why Aren't More People Offended?

"The Book Of Mormon" -- Why Aren't More People Offended? | Modern  Theatre | Scoop.it
THE BOOK OF MORMON *** 1/2 out of ****EUGENE O'NEILL THEATRE So what's the truth about the Tony-winning Broadway musical The Book Of Mormon?
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Question One; For something that could easily be regarded as offensive, how is it 'The Book Of Mormon" from Trey Parker and Matt Stone has been such a huge broadway hit?

 

Question Two:Using this approach to satire, what else do you think could be made light of, while also remaining tasteful and light hearted?

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Tony Awards 2013 nominees announced

Tony Awards 2013 nominees announced | Modern  Theatre | Scoop.it
The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12
Blake Roberts's insight:

To better understand the world of performance it is important to know what is happening at the highest tier in the industry, In regardes to theatre, the Tony awards are as big as it gets, the broadway version of the Oscars.

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