Wrote this two years ago and I still believe it’s true.
Hot tears rolled down my cheeks during intermission.
“Do you want to leave the play?” my nineteen-year-old son asked.
“No, I’m going to see how this ends. Surely, there’s some value.”
People may not agree with me, but there was nothing redeemable about the musical, “The Book of Mormon.” I found it crude and offensive on multiple levels.
I’m not Mormon, and I rarely attend a play that I haven’t reviewed before hand. However, my son persuaded me while we were in London.
“It won a Tony Award. It’s been running for a long time.” My son later apologized for also going into this performance blind!
Really? This represents America’s best?
However, nothing is wasted.
I tend to live in a Christian cocoon. Rubbing elbows with our post-modern culture is always an eye-opener.
What I found offensive—swearing and overt sexual language—entertained the audience. They lapped up the Jr…
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