The Book of Mormon

THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of Comedy Central's landmark animated series, "South Park." Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The world premiere musical is choreographed by five-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python's Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.

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, has been nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including Best Musical; 12 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical; 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical and the Drama League Award for Best Musical. THE BOOK OF MORMON is also the recipient of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical.


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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Steele Spring Stage Rights has acquired the theatrical performance rights to the original Off-Broadway musical comedy R.R.R.E.D., with music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Katie Thompson, and Patrick Livingston.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Now in its third year, California School of the Arts a?" San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) is gearing up for a sensational season of performances, showcases and special events. Throughout 2019-2020, each of CSArts-SGV's 10 arts conservatories will spotlight the talents of the school's aspiring young artists through more than 60 nights of musicals, exhibits, concerts and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The new musical. Becoming Nancy, is officially open at Alliance Theatre! Go inside opening night of the new musical in Atlanta in the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/29/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2019
This afternoon, Hillary Clinton paid a visit to Arendelle when she stopped by Frozen on Broadway! After the show she posed for photos with Caissie Levy (Elsa), Patti Murin (Anna) and the rest of the Frozen Broadway company.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2019
Ben Platt appeared at today's Global Citizen Festival, where he performed his single 'Bad Habit' for the audience.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Aladdin will play a special two-week engagement in the Peace Concert Hall, Feb. 12-23, 2020, as part of the Peace Center's 2019-2020 Broadway season.
by Michael Rabice - Sep 26, 2019
The brilliant comedian Tina Fey has brought her clique of nasty teenage girls to town to open the First National Tour of her Broadway hit musical, MEAN GIRLS. After the success of the film version, Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, have added music to the story of teenage angst and meanness. The genre has been well populated over the years, with growing up and adolescent relationships proving to be great fodder for shows like GREASE, BYE, BYE, BIRDIE,  HAIRSPRAY, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL and most recently, THE PROM.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Philadelphia Theatre Company's 45th Anniversary Season kicks off with the Philadelphia premiere of Obie Award Recipient Adam Bock's meticulously crafted drama A Small Fire, starring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth. The play will be directed by Joanie Schultz, former Artistic Director of the WaterTower Theatre in Texas, and also known for her work in Chicago at The Goodman, Victory Gardens and Steppenwolf Theatres. Producing Artistic Director Paige Price and Managing Director Emily Zeck are excited to welcome Neuwirth and a cast of nationally and locally renowned actors to star in the season opener. Previews begin October 18th, Opening Night is Wednesday, October 23rd, and the show runs through November 10th. Single tickets range from $25-$74 and 3-play subscriptions start as low as $48, available now at the box office, online at or by phone at 215-985-0420.
by Jeffrey Kare - Sep 26, 2019
I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Korie Lee Blossey, who at the time of our conversation was getting ready to start performances as the Genie in the national tour of Disney's Aladdin in Charlotte, North Carolina. He made his national tour debut as a standby for the role about two and a half years prior to this. A New Yorker by way of Michigan, some of Korie's previous credits include Kerchak in Tarzan, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Caliban in The Tempest, and Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors.
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2019
On November 19, 2017, Ben Platt said goodbye to Evan Hansen forever... or so we thought. In a recent interview with Sunday Today, the actor, who won a Tony Award for originating the role,  revealed that initial plans are underway for a film adaptation, and that he would love to play the character again. 'I think, if that were to happen and come together, not being a part of it wouldn't feel right,a?? said Platt.  Watch the full interview below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Broadway's master songman, Mandy Patinkina?"accompanied by Adam Ben-David on pianoa?"will bring his newest theatre concert, Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, to San Francisco's Sydney Goldstein Theater (formerly the Nourse Theater) for one performance only onFriday, November 22, 2019 at 8 p.m.
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2019
The Netflix original series from Ryan Murphy, The Politician, premieres in just days- September 27. Tony winner Ben Platt, who stars in the new show, recently stopped by Today to chat about what drew him to the series. a?oeThe liberal, social, somewhat utopian world that [Murphy] portrays is something I'm really proud to be a part of.a?? Watch the full clip below!
by Review Roundups - Sep 25, 2019
The new musical. Becoming Nancy, is currently playing at Alliance Theatre! Get a first look at the show in these all new photos!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that  original stars of Broadway's Frozen, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, will depart the production in February 2020, after starring in the musical for almost three years. 
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019
The new musical. Becoming Nancy, is currently playing at Alliance Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The Book of Mormon, Broadway's smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, will this week celebrate a milestone, its 1000th performance in Australia on Friday 27 September at the Crown Theatre, Perth.
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019
Ben Platt stopped by The Tonight Show to celebrate his birthday and chat about his unintentionally terrifying sixth birthday party and a mortifying moment he experienced while performing The Book of Mormon on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The Make A Difference Trust is thrilled to announce that a trio of stars are returning to WEST END BARES to co-host the 10th Anniversary performance, WEST END BARES: STRIPPED. Graham Norton, Tom Allen and Michelle Visage will together host one spectacular celebratory show at Troxy on Sunday 13 October at 8.30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2019
Today's top stories: The Height of the Storm officially opens tonight, and more!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 23, 2019
El próximo 22 de noviembre se estrena en nuestro país la esperadísima FROZEN II, secuela del megaéxito animado de 2013 cuyo tema principal no hemos podido sacarnos de la mente desde entonces.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Cagney recently opened at Salt Lake City's Pioneer Theatre Company. Find out what critics had to say!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/22/2019.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2019
In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the two stars of Rock of Ages's, CJ Eldred and Kirsten Scott. Check out the recipe for Katie's Rock'n Road Bars below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Aladdin will welcome back Broadway's original Jasmine, Courtney Reed, for a limited run! Reed will assume the role from Wednesday, October 16th through Sunday, October 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the incomparable Tony Award nominees NELL BENJAMIN and LAURENCE O'KEEFE in I REMEMBER IT DIFFERENTLY, their return to the venue as they showcase songs from some of their most beloved musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
a?oeBroadway at the Shorea?? continues on the Axelrod stage from Nov. 1-17 with Frank Loesser's masterpiece a?oeGuys and Dolls,a?? considered by many the greatest musical of the 20th century.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 67th season with the West Coast regional theatre premiere of the 10-time Tony nominated musical Something Rotten! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 18 a?" November 3.  From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes a no-holds-a?oeBarda?? deliciously loopy celebration of the greatest English playwright and the greatest American art form.   Music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Season Two of Goodversations podcast premieres on Monday, October 7th, with new episodes available weekly. Through insightful interviews and stories from backstage, Goodversations highlights inspirational voices in the theatre industry and aims to bridge the gap between spectators and their favourite theatre makers.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/6/2019.
by BWW Special - Oct 7, 2019
Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 10/6/2019.
by Kelle Long - Oct 4, 2019
When I told my friends that I was going to see Gavin Creel's show, guys and girls alike had the same response: a?oeHe is my ultimate Broadway boyfriend.a?? If you have the same affinity for the Tony Award winner, his solo concert is the night you've been dreaming of.
by Michael Dale - Oct 3, 2019
With its moniker giving a nod to John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme,' the fast and funny improv hip-hop show created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tommy Kail and Anthony Veneziale started playing gigs around town way back during Broadway's pre-rap era, leading to an Off-Broadway production last season that has more or less transferred to the Booth Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2019
Ben Platt stopped by The View on Tuesday to talk about his new Netflix series The Politican. Platt spoke with the women of The View about what makes the show so special, his own feelings on the current political climate, and what it was like to win a Tony!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The DPAC premiere of Disney's Aladdin opens tonight, October 3, 2019, at 7:30 PM for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Saturday, October 26, 2019, as part of SunTrust Broadway's, 2019 / 2020 season. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Casting News! Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announce the latest casting for their ten- year anniversary production of A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, (300 East Green Street, Pasadena CA 91101), featuring new songs and script, which will play a strictly limited engagement from December 13 through December 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Book of Mormon, Broadway's smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Birmingham Hippodrome next year from 4 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
LIVING FOR TODAY will present a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: a?oePut on a Happy Facea??, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) beginning at 7PM. The concert is produced and directed by David Alpert (If/Then, The Apple Boys) with music direction by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight). Tickets are priced $15 and $25; with a select amount of $100 VIP seats which includes an after-show champagne toast with the company. Tickets are available at The concert will feature a live band and Broadway stars performing their favorite showtunes, all chosen to make us smile.
by Student Blogger: Shelbi Cornelison - Oct 12, 2019
Living in one of the most expensive cities in the United States as a stereotypically broke college student sounds like a financial disaster on paper. Especially when you're like me and have zero economic impulse control. As the internet youths would say, '[My money] is here for a good time. Not a long time.' And living just steps from some of the most iconic Broadway theatres and productions doesn't help my case much either.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.
by Michael Quintos - Oct 12, 2019
30 years after its stage debut, experiencing MISS SAIGON nowadays exposes just how outdated and out-of-touch it is with our increasingly diverse world view. The musical's original production---which first debuted in the West End in 1989 before transferring to Broadway in 1991---became a global hit despite some loud, very understandable controversy. Most audiences, however, ignored the accusations of orientalism, misogyny, and white-washing and instead focused on the show's epic melodrama and theatrical splendor, much of it powered by the lush music of Claude-Michel Schönberg and the lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. The show continues at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through October 13, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) announce that LINCOLN CLAUSS (Broadway's Bat Out of Hell) will star as a?oePeter Pan,a?? DAKOTA LOTUS (Disney's a?oeCoop & Cami Ask The Worlda??) will star as a?oeJohn Darling, a?? BRYCE CHARLES (Pasadena Playhouse Ragtime, The Book of Mormon) will star as a?oeWendy Darling,a?? BEN GIROUX (a?oeBack to the 90s,a?? Nickelodeon's a?oeHenry Dangera??) will star as a?oeSmeea?? and CLARICE ORDAZ (a?oeSo You Think You Can Dancea??) will star as a?oeTiger Lilya?? in Lythgoe Family Panto's PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL: A PIRATES' CHRISTMAS, written by Kris Lythgoe, with choreography by Kitty McNamee, musical direction by Doug Peck and directed by BT McNicholl. They will join the previously announced TV and Broadway actor John O'Hurley (a?oeSeinfeld,a?? a?oeDancing with the Stars,a?? Broadway's Chicago) starring as a?oeCaptain Hooka?? and Ashley Argota (Laguna Playhouse Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose) starring as a?oeTinker Bell.a?? PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL: A PIRATES' CHRISTMAS will begin performances on Wednesday, December 4 and run through Sunday, December 29, 2019 with a press opening on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 pm at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. Casting is led by LFP Producer Becky Lythgoe.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL begins previews tomorrow, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). The new musical will launch a digital lottery, making a limited number of $45 tickets available at
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)
by Chantal Kunst - Oct 10, 2019
The Book of Mormon has been a phenomenon for years. Sold out performances on Broadway and the West End. Raving reviews. A total smash. Koninklijk Theater Carré has had the brilliant thought to finally bring the (original English) show to Amsterdam. Thank heavens. Or Joseph Smith. Or Jesus. Or...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Pushcart Players, the Garden State's premier touring educational theater for families commemorates its 45th year of bringing something special to every young audience with a celebration at The Crosby, Montclair on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
by West End Video - Oct 1, 2019
Joe Sugg and David Hunter, currently in the Waitress London cast, joined in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday and hosted a special West End fundraiser at the Adelphi Theatre in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Oct 1, 2019
Cada vez queda menos para poder disfrutar de FROZEN II, esperadísima secuela del ya clásico de Disney de 2013 que se estrena el próximo 22 de noviembre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
DPAC has announced that beginning October 1st at 9:00 AM, a digital rush lottery will take place for Disney's ALADDIN. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at DPAC on Wednesday, October 2 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Saturday, October 26, as part of SunTrust Broadway's 2019 / 2020 season.