Tag Archives: Melodrama

On-Stage: On recited poetry and really bad theatre

There’s a musical playing right now at BYU that I’m not going to see.  Casey at the Bat it’s called, and already I’m cranky.  I’m on the committee that decides these things–I’ve read the script.  That’s why I’m boycotting it.  … Continue reading

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On-Screen: Filming the Book of Mormon

Last Saturday, at the AML Annual meeting, we had the privilege of seeing a public screening of Corianton, probably the first Mormon feature film.  Based on the play by Orestes Utah Bean (if there were ever a perfect name for … Continue reading

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