Provo act is hypnotic
But LDS Church doesn't want members there
Deseret News, 16 June 2004
- weekly hypnosis shows at the Avalon Theatre draw an audience of a few hundred
- the manager said the theater would go out of business without the shows
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has an official policy against hypnosis for "purposes of demonstration or entertainment," a policy that had been largely forgotten in Utah.
- Hypnotist Rod Maxwell, who performed at Johnny B's in Provo, says he can get people to do pretty much anything under hypnosis.