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Trey Parker Clarifies: No BOOK OF MORMON Movie For NowTrey Parker Clarifies: No BOOK OF MORMON Movie For Now
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2011

Despite previous speculation, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that they currently have no plans to bring their Tony Award-winning musical to the big screen. Though Parker recently told Entertainment Weekly: 'Hopefully it will have a big run and a big tour and then we can do the movie in several years,' he now clarifies that it is something the pair is only considering for the future. He explains to The Hollywood Reporter: 'We did a stage show and it worked out way better than we ever thought, and we'd like it to be that for a while, you know, without contaminating it with a movie.' (more...)
Nikki M. James Featured on O Magazine's Wow List!Nikki M. James Featured on O Magazine's Wow List!
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2011

Nikki M. James, Tony winner for her role in THE BOOK OF MORMON, is currently featured on O Magazine's Wow List, where she shared career advice, and how she made it to the Great White Way. On turning down a season at Stratford Shakespeare Festival, James revealed: 'There was no guarantee that another job was going to come, but my family needed me. That's when I realized there are more important things than being on a stage. A year later, I'm a Tony Award winner and my nephew is getting a new kidney!' (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON's Actors Fund Performance Moved to 12/7THE BOOK OF MORMON's Actors Fund Performance Moved to 12/7
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2011

The Actors Fund announced today that the Special Benefit Performance of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 7 at 1 pm. The Special Benefit Performance of THE BOOK OF MORMON was originally scheduled for Sunday, August 28, but was cancelled due to the shutdown of Broadway theatres during Hurricane Irene. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Featured on NPR's ALL THINGS CONSIDEREDTHE BOOK OF MORMON Featured on NPR's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON is featured on NPR's All Things Considered. Tony winning co creator, Trey Parker recently spoke to NPR correspondent Jeff Lunden about the album's success and a cast album cracking Billboard's top 10 chart for the first time since Hair in 1969. (more...)
Photo Flash: Charlie Sheen Backstage at THE BOOK OF MORMON!Photo Flash: Charlie Sheen Backstage at THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad just posted a photo on his twitter page of him and Charlie Sheen, who just visited the show and had nothing but good things to say about it! Gad wrote: 'So good to see @charliesheen tonight at the show. Can't wait for the Roast' at @Joshgad, to which sheen responded: 'I highly recommend The Book of Mormon!! You guys rock!' @charliesheen . Check out the photo of the duo below! (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Coming to the Big Screen...in Several YearsTHE BOOK OF MORMON Coming to the Big Screen...in Several Years
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2011

According to Entertainment Weekly, Trey Parker and Matt Stone are planning on bringing their Tony Award-winning musical to the big screen. Parker told EW: 'Hopefully it will have a big run and a big tour and then we can do the movie in several years.' (more...)
Trey Parker and Matt Stone Visit NYU Students!Trey Parker and Matt Stone Visit NYU Students!
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2011

Tony Award winners Trey Parker and MattStone recently surprised a classroom full of NYU freshmen, when they stopped by to chat at a 'Storytelling Strategies' class. Click here to listen to what they had to say! (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Kicks Off National Tour Four Months Early; Will Now Begin in Denver, August 2012THE BOOK OF MORMON Kicks Off National Tour Four Months Early; Will Now Begin in Denver, August 2012
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2011

Denver Center Attractions launches the much-anticipated national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House August 14 - September 2, 2012. Originally slated to run in December of 2012 at The Buell Theatre, the show comes months earlier to the delight of audiences. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Robert Lopez Talks BOOK OF MORMON on SoundcheckSTAGE TUBE: Robert Lopez Talks BOOK OF MORMON on Soundcheck
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 18, 2011

Songwriter Robert Lopez won the Tony Award in 2004 for his AVENUE Q score. Now, he's written the score to another Broadway hit - THE BOOK OF MORMON. Lopez recently sat down at the piano in the Soundcheck studio to talk about the musical collaboration with South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Breaks O'Neill Theatre House Record AgainBOOK OF MORMON Breaks O'Neill Theatre House Record Again
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre for the 15th time. The show earned $1,289,947.50 in the 1,068-seat O'Neill for the week ending Sunday, August 14, 2011. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks BOOK OF MORMON Success & More with Keith Olbermann!STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks BOOK OF MORMON Success & More with Keith Olbermann!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 9, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, which follows 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, features Josh Gad as Elder Cunningham, Andrew Rannells as Elder Price, Nikki M. James as Nabalungi, Rory O'Malley as Elder McKinley and Michael Potts as Mafala Hatimbi. Check out the show's star, Josh Gad, talking over his role, the show's success, and more below! (more...)
Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Nikki M. James Speaks at Broadway Artists Alliance Workshop!Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Nikki M. James Speaks at Broadway Artists Alliance Workshop!
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2011

Tony Award-winning actress Nikki M. James delighted students as their special surprise guest during the Broadway Artists Alliance 2011 Summer Workshop. Ms. James (currently starring the the Tony Award-winning The Book of Mormon) lent her talents for a surprise Q&A with the students of Broadway Artists Alliance. (more...)
GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Clark Johnsen of 'The Book of Mormon'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Clark Johnsen of 'The Book of Mormon'
by Adrienne Onofri - August 5, 2011

Previously seen on B'way as a drag queen and a corpse, Clark is now in a show close to his real life. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Sings Lullaby on GAYLE KING SHOWSTAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Sings Lullaby on GAYLE KING SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 2, 2011

BOOK OF MORMON star Josh Gad recenty stopped by the Gayle King Show, where he chatted about fatherhood. Check out his appearance by clicking below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Stars Visit THE EARLY SHOW!STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Stars Visit THE EARLY SHOW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 1, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The production is choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. The stars of the show, Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Nikki M. James, and Rory O'Malley, stopped by CBS' 'The Morning Show' where they chatted about the success of the production. Click below to hear what they had to say! (more...)
BWW Poll Results: What Musical Currently Running on Broadway Would You Like to See Made as a Movie Next? - THE BOOK OF MORMONBWW Poll Results: What Musical Currently Running on Broadway Would You Like to See Made as a Movie Next? - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW - August 1, 2011

Last week, BroadwayWorld asked what currently running Broadway musical would you like to see next on the big screen? And the clear winner with 71% of the vote...THE BOOK OF MORMON! With the show's unparalleled success this past season, it could be just a matter of time... (more...)
This Week on Theater Talk: Alan Menken Sings Again, MORMON & More
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2011

Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and series executive producer Susan Haskins. (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Tickets to South Park Fans at Comic Con!BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Tickets to South Park Fans at Comic Con!
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2011

'South Park' fans attending this week's Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA will have three chances to win a free pair of tickets to see THE BOOK OF MORMON. Enter to win at the 'Ultimate South Park Fan Experience' at Comic-Con, in addition to the chance to win other merchandise prizes. One pair will be given out daily on Thursday, July 21, Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. (more...)
This Week on Theater Talk: Alan Menken Sings Again, MORMON & MoreThis Week on Theater Talk: Alan Menken Sings Again, MORMON & More
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2011

Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and series executive producer Susan Haskins. (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Performance to Benefit Actors Fund, 8/28BOOK OF MORMON Performance to Benefit Actors Fund, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2011

The Broadway company of 'The Book of Mormon' has announced that they will add an additional performance to their schedule in order to perform a benefit 'Special Performance' on Sunday, August 28 at 8 pm. All proceeds will go to The Actors Fund. (more...)
MORMON's Nikki M. James 'Nervous' Performing for Oprah WinfreyMORMON's Nikki M. James 'Nervous' Performing for Oprah Winfrey
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2011

Oprah Winfrey stopped by THE BOOK OF MORMON for the July 16th evening performance accompanied by best friend and radio host Gayle King. The media mogul was seen leaving the Eugene O'Neill Theater with a big smile on her face and an autographed Playbill in hand. (more...)
Robert Lopez on Switching from BOOK OF MORMON to WINNIE THE POOHRobert Lopez on Switching from BOOK OF MORMON to WINNIE THE POOH
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2011

The new Disney animated feature WINNIE THE POOH was just released in theaters nationwide last week, and composer for the film and BOOK OF MORMON creator Robert Lopez recently chatted with Time Magazine about both projects. When asked about the difficulty of switching from writing for MORMON to POOH, Lopez responded: 'Pretty easy. I'm the type of guy who likes to kind of pad about and look for things to eat. I actually play the part of Pooh's tummy. I'm the uvular trill that's his tummy growl.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Catching Up with Robert Lopez and the Fans at MORMON's Free Fan PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: Catching Up with Robert Lopez and the Fans at MORMON's Free Fan Performance
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 8, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of this year's Tony for Best Musical, presented a free fan performance last Friday, July 1 to celebrate their biggest enthusiasts. The entire theatre was offered to entrants of the BOOK OF MORMON lottery. Click below to hear from those awaiting entry! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Announces Giveaway for Gleeks!STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Announces Giveaway for Gleeks!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 5, 2011

THE BOOK OF MORMON has just announced a new ticket giveaway that gives fans of GLEE a chance to win a trip to New York City to see The Book of Mormon on Broadway! Click below to watch Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad give the details on the contest, and click here to enter! (more...)
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...)

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