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This Musical theater Maybe they should've called it "Loss of Faith." The 20-performance Broadway flame-out and reported $14 million loss of the musical "Leap of Faith" last year should be enough to make many question a few currently hallowed showbiz
We recently wrote about a start-up named Brightbox , which developed a phone charging station that hangs on the wall at hospitality venues such as hotels, restaurants and bars, event spaces, gyms, and malls. During our interviews with Billy Gridley,
Elmer Gantry, a revival bus broke down in a dusty Kansas town, and what could the beleaguered passengers do but leap into their familiar roles and attempt to instill old-fashioned religion into the hearts and souls of the townspeople? When the leader
The musical, about a phony evangelist who experiences a spiritual conversion during his latest con, struggled from its first preview performance, on April 3, with the creative team meeting daily to concoct changes to overcome some toxic word of mouth.
The production, nominated for a Tony Award for best musical on May 1, will close on Sunday, May 13. AP Photo Related Links Too few people were willing to consider taking a "Leap of Faith." Producers of the Broadway musical based on the 1992 film
Quietly, as privately as possible, Gov. Sam Brownback clasped hands in prayer with Don Wistuba, the long-time operator of the statehouse snack shop...All observations and his own words indicate that the governor has meditated long and hard about
a fake preacher swindles people, and eventually he must face his conscience. Conning people of faith -- or into faith -- is so evil, there should be plenty of material to mine. And mounting it as a musical is a natural, paving the way for rich
Here's what theater insiders are gossiping about after yesterday's Tony Award nominations: * Be careful what you wish for...That's the situation facing the producers of Leap of Faith, which yesterday scored an unexpected nomination for Best Musical.
Someday, I hope, medical science will advance far enough to invent a surgical procedure called lipofaith, on the order of liposuction, for the removal of excess religiosity from Americans, so many of whom just now seem severely bloated by this
Baker at a reception at Sardi's, where he mingled with religious theatergoers after seeing Leap of Faith, one of many shows with religious overtones. Published: April 30, 2012 Jesus is cracking jokes, sharing parables and dying for our sins in three