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Three years is a long time for a peppy musical to stay peppy... But gosh darn it if I didn't feel born again all over again!
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From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of South Park comes world-loved Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. With plenty of eyebrow-raising lines and more than a handful of expletives, The Book of Mormon is not for the faint-hearted but guaranteed to be a theatre experience like no other!
The Book of Mormon has had awards heaped upon it, earning thirteen Tony nominations in 2012 and going to win nine of them, including Best New Musical. In the same year, it also won four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, and even a Grammy Award in 2012! This smash-hit musical was written in collaboration with Robert Lopez, the Tony Award-winning writer of Avenue Q, and co-directed by Mr. Parker and three-time Tony nominee Casey Nicholaw (Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone).
'The greatest time of a Mormon kid's life is his mission,' sings Elder Kevin Price before finding out where and who with, his journey starts. But things are not as the handsome and pious Elder Price predicted, when he's paired up with the hapless Elder Cunningham and sent to...UGANDA!
The adventure unfolds as Elder Price and Elder Cunningham try to preach The Book Of Mormon to a community blighted by disease and ruled by an evil War Lord, they learn about themselves, the true meaning of friendship and what religion ultimately means to them.
Despite appearances, The Mormon Church have been quite supportive of The Book Of Mormon's good-natured lampooning of the LDS, and have put advertisements in playbills world-wide under the heading 'You've seen the play, now read the book'.
Previews from: 24 February 2011
Opening night: 24 March 2011
The Book of Mormon is suitable for audiences aged 18 and upwards. Contains explicit language and sensitive themes throughout.
Two hours and 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
10 reviews, average rating: (3.6 Stars)
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