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Photo Coverage: Outside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Free Fan Performance!Photo Coverage: Outside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Free Fan Performance!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - July 1, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of this year's Tony for Best Musical, presented a free fan performance today at 2:00 PM. The entire theatre was offered to entrants of the BOOK OF MORMON lottery. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the photo op and brings you a look at the scene below! (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Show for Fans TodayTHE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Show for Fans Today
by BWW News Desk - July 1, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of this year's Tony for Best Musical, will present a free fan performance today at 2:00 PM. The entire theatre was offered to entrants of the BOOK OF MORMON lottery. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad and Rory O'Malley Smooch on DAILY SHOWSTAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad and Rory O'Malley Smooch on DAILY SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 28, 2011

On last night's episode of the Daily Show, THE BOOK OF MORMON star and Tony nominee Josh Gad returned as a correspondent for Sunday's NYC Gay Pride Parade. In the video, Gad chats with the LGBT community about the legalization of same-sex marriage and even planted a kiss on his BOOK OF MORMON co-star and Broadway Impact co-founder Rory O'Malley. Click below to check out the hilarious clip! (more...)
BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle -Scott Pask, Best Scenic Design for THE BOOK OF MORMON!BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle -Scott Pask, Best Scenic Design for THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 17, 2011

Scott Pasek is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for The Book of Mormon. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the Broadway vet immediately following his acceptance. Click below to hear what the award means to him! (more...)
Mormon Church Aims to Capitalize on BOOK OF MORMON Success With New Ad BlitzMormon Church Aims to Capitalize on BOOK OF MORMON Success With New Ad Blitz
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2011

The New York Post reports that The Mormon Church is going to unroll a new ad campaign throughout New York City in the hope that the success of Broadway's megahit, BOOK OF MORMON will bring new membership to its churches. (more...)
BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Brian Ronan, Best Sound Design of a Musical for THE BOOK OF MORMON!BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Brian Ronan, Best Sound Design of a Musical for THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2011

Brian Ronan is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical for The Book of Mormon. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the star immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with Ronan right after his big moment! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Trey Parker and Matt Stone Talk Beating Out Bono with Jon StewartSTAGE TUBE: Trey Parker and Matt Stone Talk Beating Out Bono with Jon Stewart
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2011

The creators of this season's breakout blockbuster, THE BOOK OF MORMON's Trey Parker and Matt Stone, visited Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night to talk about the show's success and being in the company of SPIDER-MAN's Bono and Edge at the Beacon. To hear the funnymen talk Mormon and rock stars, click below! (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Cast Recording Reaches #3 on Billboard ChartsBOOK OF MORMON Cast Recording Reaches #3 on Billboard Charts
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2011

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON is #3 on Billboard's Top 200 albums this week, in figures released by the publication today. THE BOOK OF MORMON is the first Broadway cast recording to break into Billboard's Top 10 since the release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hair in 1969, passing the positions of other top-selling cast recordings over the years, such as Dreamgirls, which reached #11 in 1982 and Rent, which reached #19 in 1996. Already the biggest selling digital release of a cast recording of all time, THE BOOK OF MORMON's cast recording is #1 on the digital release chart this week, selling more albums than such artists as Adele and All Time Low. (more...)
Photo Flash: ALADDIN Cast Congratulates MORMON's Casey Nicholaw at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre!Photo Flash: ALADDIN Cast Congratulates MORMON's Casey Nicholaw at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2011

The East Coast was not the only crowd that was in a celebratory mood on Sunday night for the Tony Awards, at which The Book of Mormon came out the big winner. In Seattle, Washington, the premiere cast of Disney's Aladdin, directed by Mormon's Casey Nicholaw, was also celebrating the nine Mormon Tonys, including the one accepted by Nicholaw for Best Direction of a Musical. Check out the cast photo below with Nicholaw! (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Puts New Ticket Block on Sale Thru Sept. 2012 to AmEx Cardholders Beginning 6/15BOOK OF MORMON Puts New Ticket Block on Sale Thru Sept. 2012 to AmEx Cardholders Beginning 6/15
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2011

Beginning tomorrow, June 15, American Express Cardmembers will have the exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets to the Tony Award-Winning blockbuster The Book Of Mormon for shows running from April to September of 2012. (more...)
BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Nikki M. James 'This is so f**ing COOL!'BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Nikki M. James 'This is so f**ing COOL!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 13, 2011

Nikki M. James is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for The Book of Mormon. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the star immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with Larroquette right after his big moment! (more...)
2011 Tony Awards: THE BOOK OF MORMON Win 'Best Original Score'2011 Tony Awards: THE BOOK OF MORMON Win 'Best Original Score'
by BWW Special Coverage - June 12, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That'- Nikki M. James EditionSTAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That'- Nikki M. James Edition
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 10, 2011

Want to know what special skills each of your favorite Tony nominees possess that you may not know about? Check out the 'I Can Do That' series, created by Sirius XM's Julie James, which we'll be running for the rest of the week exposing the hidden talents of Broadway's best. Click below for the Nikki M. James edition. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Cast Recording Available For $1.99!THE BOOK OF MORMON Cast Recording Available For $1.99!
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2011

The complete Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON will be available for digital download for $1.99 from Amazon.com, starting tonight at midnight, Pacific Time. The special offer will be available for four days only through Monday, June 13 at midnight, Pacific Time. Visit www.amazon.com/bookofmormon for download information. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That'- The Rory O'Malley EditionSTAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That'- The Rory O'Malley Edition
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 8, 2011

Want to know what special skills each of your favorite Tony nominees possess that you may not know about? Check out the 'I Can Do That' series, created by Sirius XM's Julie James, which we'll be running for the rest of the week exposing the hidden talents of Broadway's best. Click below for the Rory O'Malley edition. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Robert Lopez Sings BOOK OF MORMON's STAGE TUBE: Robert Lopez Sings BOOK OF MORMON's "I Believe"
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 8, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON composer and co-creator Robert Lopez recently visitied Studio 360, where he peformed 'I Believe,' at the piano. Click below to catch a sneak peek of the song that will be perormed by Andrew Rannels at the 2011 Tony Awards! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That' - The Josh Gad EditionSTAGE TUBE: 'I Can Do That' - The Josh Gad Edition
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 8, 2011

Want to know what special skills each of your favorite Tony nominees possess that you may not know about? Check out the 'I Can Do That' series, created by Sirius XM's Julie James, which we'll be running for the rest of the week exposing the hidden talents of Broadway's best. Click below for the Josh Gad edition. (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Cast Album Released in Stores TodayBOOK OF MORMON Cast Album Released in Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2011

Ghostlight Records releases the Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON in stores today, Tuesday, June 7. The packaging for the album features a booklet with color photos, complete lyrics and liner notes by Frank Rich. The recording's digital release is already the fastest selling Broadway cast album in history. A free stream of the recording is also available at www.BookOfMormonCastAlbum.com. (more...)
BWW TV: Backstage with Richie Ridge (Exclusive) - The Tony Nominated Stars of THE BOOK OF MORMON!BWW TV: Backstage with Richie Ridge (Exclusive) - The Tony Nominated Stars of THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - June 6, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON has been nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and is the winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, Best Music (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Lyrics (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Actor in a Musical (Josh Gad) and Best Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) and the Drama League Award for Best Musical. This weekend, Richie Ridge had a special sit down with the shows 4 nominated stars to talk Tonys, Mormonism, what it's like backstage, and how it feels to be a part of the season's blockbuster. (more...)
Photo Flash: Newsweek Cover Mixes Mitt Romney and THE BOOK OF MORMONPhoto Flash: Newsweek Cover Mixes Mitt Romney and THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - June 5, 2011

This week's cover of Newsweek Magaine (dated June 13 and 20) features a cover story profile on Mormon presidential candiate Mitt Romney. The cover art, emulates the show poster for the hit Broadway show - THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus on their Virtual MORMON CollaborationBWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus on their Virtual MORMON Collaboration
by Broadway Beat - June 5, 2011

Below, we bring you Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus, nominated together for Best Orchestrations for The Book of Mormon. Larry Hochman is also a nominee for Best Orchestrations for The Scottsboro Boys. Hochman has additionally contributed orchestrations to The Addams Famiy, Spamalot (Tony nomination), A Class Act (Tony nomination), Fiddler on the Roof (Tony nomination), The Little Mermaid and more. Oremus' additional credits include 9 to 5, All Shook Up, Wicked, and Avenue Q. (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Nikki M. James Talks Bringing Salt Lake to BroadwayBWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Nikki M. James Talks Bringing Salt Lake to Broadway
by Broadway Beat - June 4, 2011

The 2011 Tony Award nominees were announced live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. The next day, proud nominees gathered at the Millenium Hotel in Times Square to celebrate and meet the press. Broadway Beat was on hand, of course, to speak with all of the proud nominees. In anticipation of Tony night on June 12, 2011, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you new clips of the stars in conversation each week so be sure to check back! Below, we bring you Nikki M. James, Best Featured Actress in a Musical for The Book of Mormon. James has additionally appeared on Broadway in All Shook Up and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON's Andrew Rannells on Cereal, Lyrics, and More!STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON's Andrew Rannells on Cereal, Lyrics, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 1, 2011

Last week on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,' BOOK OF MORMON star and Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells stopped by to hit some high notes with Jimmy and Ed Helms. Afterwards, he stuck around to answer some questions from fans via twitter. Click below to hear him talk about averything from goofing lyrics on stage to his favorite cereals! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Featured on CBS SUNDAY MORNING!STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Featured on CBS SUNDAY MORNING!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON has been nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and is the winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, Best Music (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Lyrics (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Actor in a Musical (Josh Gad) and Best Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) and the Drama League Award for Best Musical. The show's cast and creators were featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' on May 29. Click below to check it out! (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Cast Album Stream via FacebookTHE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Cast Album Stream via Facebook
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Facebook fans of THE BOOK OF MORMON can now listen to a free stream of the Broadway musical's newly released cast recording from Ghostlight Records. Visit THE BOOK OF MORMON on Facebook at facebook.com/TheBookOfMormonOnBroadway. The cast album stream can be found by clicking on 'Cast Album' in the left-hand column. Fans can listen to a stream of the cast album and share it with friends. (more...)

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