Forget Mormons: Do “The Book of Mormon” writers Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Bobby Lopez have a much larger target in mind?
By John Moore Pundits are already calling this the most negative presidential election in history. And pollsters are calling it one of the closest. At a time when any slip of the tongue could move the polls ever so slightly in either direction (Joe Biden), the question bears asking … Could “The Book of Mormon”… Continue reading Could “The Book of Mormon” determine your next president?
Rory O’Malley of “The Book of Mormon” Broadway cast By John Moore Note: The following Q&A comes from an interview I conducted for The Denver Post in May 2011, for a front-page story on Colorado’s kings of pop-culture subversion, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. That was just before “The Book of Mormon” won nine… Continue reading Broadway’s Rory O’Malley: On “Book of Mormon,” Turning it Off and Shutting the Closet Door
“The Book of Mormon” Broadway cast, 2011. Photo by Joan Marcus. By John Moore With the sold-out Denver launch of the first “Book of Mormon” tour just a week away, an uncommon spotlight is shining on our often-ignored local theater community. Everyone, it seems, wants in. And buyers are being asked by scalpers to… Continue reading “Book of Mormon” scalpers: Score one for live theater
On Broadway, “The Book of Mormon” lottery typically draws upward of 300 hopefuls daily. Photo by John Moore By John Moore True to Broadway form, the national touring production of “The Book of Mormon” will make 24 tickets available to at least 12 members of the general public for all performances through a daily lottery,… Continue reading Daily “Book of Mormon” ticket lottery: Do you feel lucky, punk?
Joey the War Horse, and his human handlers, made an appearance with Denver Center president Randy Weeks at Thursday’s season-announcement celebration. “War Horse” comes to Denver in January 2013. Photo and video by John Moore. By John Moore Some years, when it comes to selling whatever New York has to offer cities across America, Denver… Continue reading Broadway series in Denver: There’s a lot to catch if you can