Mormons, musical theater, and belonging in America

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Urbana :, United States, p.1 online resource (x, 199 pages) (2019)

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History and criticism., History., Mormons, Musicals, Religious aspects, United States


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction : vicarious voices -- "Come, listen to a prophet's voice, and hear the word of God" : the voice and Mormon theatricality -- Promised valley, integration, and the singing voice -- Exoticized voices, racialized bodies : lineage and whiteness on stage -- "I've heard that voice before" : reprising the voice in sacred time -- Voice interrupted : Book of Mormon and the failed voice of correlated Mormonism -- Epilogue.Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 08, 2019).