List of pageants of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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This list of pageants of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delineates those annual outdoor theatrical performance produced by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is reminiscent of early Christian Pageants which reenacted the world history in processional performance. Latter-day Saint pageants are held outdoors, they are free to the public, and typically last for a two-week period. Official pageants of the LDS Church currently in production include the following:[1]

The audience prior to a 2007 performance of the Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant

An informal, indoor pageant called And it Came to Pass used to run in conjunction with the Oakland California Temple, but it was asked to cease production in 2007 by ecclesiastical leaders.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ Pageants, "Locations and Schedules", LDS.org (LDS Church), retrieved 2013-02-19 
  2. ^ The British Pageant 2013, "News Release", Newsroom (UK) (LDS Church) 
  3. ^ Rott, Dale (2005). Intersections Between Theatre and the Church in the United States: 1930-1990. The Journal of Religion and Theatre.
  4. ^ Ghaznavi, Shanna (July 1999), "Stars under the Sky", New Era, retrieved 2013-02-19 
  5. ^ Rees, Bridget, "LDS Pageants", LDS Living Magazine, archived from the original on 2008-08-28