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BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to the Northern Alberta Jubilee AuditoriumBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by Sarah Dussome - September 21, 2018

An exuberant blend of toe-tapping hits and raunchy comedy, The Book of Mormon knocked on the door of Broadway's Eugene O'Neill Theatre in 2011, later receiving 9 Tony Awards including the coveted title of Best Musical. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone along with Avenue Q co-writer Robert Lopez, this flamboyant mega-hit pokes fun at Mormonism and musicals in general, daring audiences not to be swept away by a riptide of crude humour and blatant social commentary. (more...)
BWW Feature: THE BOOK OF MORMON Is Still Just As Funny As You RememberBWW Feature: THE BOOK OF MORMON Is Still Just As Funny As You Remember
by Chris Arneson - July 3, 2018

It's hard to believe The Book of Mormon is already on making its 4th return to Denver. Since premiering its tour in Denver in 2012, the mega-hit returned in 2013 and 2015, yet it's still one of the hottest tickets. And are we really surprised? (more...)
Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates 3000 Performances on BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates 3000 Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

On May 26th, 2018, the celebrated Broadway production of The Book of Mormon played its 3,000th performance, passing the elite milestone as the curtain came down Saturday night at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: Sacramento says Hello! to THE BOOK OF MORMON at California Musical TheatreBWW Review: Sacramento says Hello! to THE BOOK OF MORMON at California Musical Theatre
by Courtney Symes - March 9, 2018

Bawdy, blasphemous, brilliant and blithe! The Book of Mormon has returned after a two year absence and Sacramento is ready! The winner of 9 Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is a hilarious depiction of the Mormon religion by the creators of South Park (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) and Avenue Q (Robert Lopez). (more...)
Dave Thomas Brown Is THE BOOK OF MORMON'S Next Elder PriceDave Thomas Brown Is THE BOOK OF MORMON'S Next Elder Price
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2018

The Book of Mormon has a new missionary! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Dave Thomas Brown, last seen on Broadway in American Psycho, will take over the lead role of Elder Kevin Price beginning February 20. (more...)
Photo: Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, and More Original BOOK OF MORMON Stars Reunite!Photo: Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, and More Original BOOK OF MORMON Stars Reunite!
by Stephanie Wild - February 6, 2018

Original Book of Mormon star Josh Gad shared a photo on Twitter of himself with some other original cast members from the show, including Andrew Rannells, Rory O'Malley, Jason Michael Snow and Michael James Scott. Check out the photo below! (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the San Francisco Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Load InVIDEO: Watch the San Francisco Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Load In
by Stage Tube - February 6, 2018

SHN: Broadway in San Francisco shared a video on Twitter yesterday that depicted a timelapse of the San Francisco company of The Book of Mormon loading in. The video shows the crew piecing together the set and allows fans to get a glimpse of how their favorite show is created. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Salt Lake CityTHE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2017

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Salt Lake City for the week ending August 20, 2017 at the Eccles Theater grossing $1,779,310.50 for a standard 8-performance week. (more...)
Utah Law Prohibits Alcohol in BOOK OF MORMON Theatre Due to Simulated Sex ActsUtah Law Prohibits Alcohol in BOOK OF MORMON Theatre Due to Simulated Sex Acts
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2017

CBLDF is reporting that The Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City is no longer allowing beer, served at the concession stands, into the theatre because of a very specific law. (more...)
Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON Becomes One of the Fastest Broadway Shows to Hit Half-a-Billion in SalesBroadway's BOOK OF MORMON Becomes One of the Fastest Broadway Shows to Hit Half-a-Billion in Sales
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

The Broadway production of The Book of Mormon has just surpassed $500 Million in total gross ticket sales since it first premiered at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on February 24, 2011. (more...)
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Broadway San Jose has you at 'Hello!'BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Broadway San Jose has you at 'Hello!'
by Robert Sokol - July 18, 2017

There's not a lot to be written about The Book of Mormon that's new but the tour currently in San Jose is definitely worth another joyful, irreverent look. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in MadisonTHE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Madison
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Madison for the week ending May 14, 2017 at Overture Center for the Arts grossing $1,515,721.80 for a standard 8-performance week. (more...)
BWW Interview: Broadway's Chris Rice Gets #TAPPY and Talks BROADWAY BACKWARDSBWW Interview: Broadway's Chris Rice Gets #TAPPY and Talks BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Christopher Castanho - February 27, 2017

Chris Rice, a current swing in the Broadway company of 'The Book of Mormon' had no idea that when he uploaded his tap rendition of Anna Kendrick's 'Cup Song' on YouTube it would go viral, three years later is has accrued over three million views. I was lucky enough to chat with him during an evening he was not swinging in about his current choreography project featured in 'Broadway Backwards' a fundraiser to benefit Broadway Cares: Equity Fights Aids and the LGBT center in Manhattan, also teasing his newest dance video. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Brings Mission Back to Chicago TonightTHE BOOK OF MORMON Brings Mission Back to Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON returns for a seven-week limited engagement, tonight, June 28, through August 14, 2016, at the Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe).  (more...)
VIDEO: Get a Super-Speed Look at THE BOOK OF MORMON's On Tour Load-InVIDEO: Get a Super-Speed Look at THE BOOK OF MORMON's On Tour Load-In
by Michael Dale - May 9, 2016

A time-lapsed video offers a glimpse at the load-in procedure for every tour stop. (more...)
Photo: Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Reunite On Set for 5-Year BOOK OF MORMON Anniversary!Photo: Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Reunite On Set for 5-Year BOOK OF MORMON Anniversary!
by Louisa Brady - March 6, 2016

Tony-nominated BOOK OF MORMON co-stars Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad reunited in honor of the show's 5-year anniversary! Check it out here! (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE BOOK OF MORMON Cast Celebrates 5 Years on Broadway at the Empire State Building!Photo Coverage: THE BOOK OF MORMON Cast Celebrates 5 Years on Broadway at the Empire State Building!
by Jennifer Broski - March 4, 2016

Time flies at the Eugene O'Neill! Today, stars from THE BOOK OF MORMON, including Nic Rouleau (Elder Price), Christopher John O'Neill (Elder Cunningham), and Nikki Renee Daniels (Nabulungi), celebrated five years on Broadway at the top of the Empire State Building. The company 'flipped the switch' to make the world-famous tower lights shine in white and orange for the special occasion. Broadway World was there for the festivities and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Nic Rouleau Will Return as Elder Price in THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway!Nic Rouleau Will Return as Elder Price in THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld has the scoop on the latest egotistical Mormon missionary on Broadway. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE BOOK OF MORMON, Coming to Fort Lauderdale This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at THE BOOK OF MORMON, Coming to Fort Lauderdale This Winter
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2016

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking four week run in 2013 returns to Fort Lauderdale for a limited engagement January 26 - February 7, 2016 at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the tour cast in action! (more...)
BWW Interview: Hello! An Interview with Daxton Bloomquist of BOOK OF MORMON TourBWW Interview: Hello! An Interview with Daxton Bloomquist of BOOK OF MORMON Tour
by Christie Fisher - January 13, 2016

Broadway World Atlanta had an opportunity to speak with Daxton Bloomquist who portrays Elder McKinley in the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON. Here, he discusses his role in the show, as well as what he like to do to stay healthy on the road. (more...)
EXCLUSIVE: Kyle Selig to Take Over as Elder Price in THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway for Limited EngagementEXCLUSIVE: Kyle Selig to Take Over as Elder Price in THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway for Limited Engagement
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld has the scoop on the latest egotistical Mormon missionary on Broadway. (more...)
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? BOOK OF MORMON's Candace QuarrelsWHERE ARE THEY NOW? BOOK OF MORMON's Candace Quarrels
by Jeffrey Ellis - November 1, 2015

Candace Quarrels' story is one of those hard-to-believe show business tales that is likely to resonate with so many people, for so long, that it might become legendary in time. In fact, it may be the modern day equivalent to the age-old tale of a young, sweater-clad Lana Turner being discovered at a lunch counter in Schwab's drugstore in L.A. (back in the day when aspiring starlets had lunch at drug store soda fountains) and being transformed into a movie star - who, interestingly enough (especially for this story), became a legend. (more...)
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Testifies the Modern MusicalBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Testifies the Modern Musical
by Tim Shawver - October 28, 2015

Gammage Auditorium fires up its impressive 2015-2016 season with the high-profile opener The Book of Mormon. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE BOOK OF MORMON, Coming to Fort Lauderdale This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at THE BOOK OF MORMON, Coming to Fort Lauderdale This Winter
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2015

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking four week run in 2013 returns to Fort Lauderdale for a limited engagement January 26 - February 7, 2016 at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the tour cast in action! (more...)
Last Week's Run of THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in DenverLast Week's Run of THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Denver
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2015

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon has broken its own house record in Denver, CO for the week ending September 13 at the Ellie grossing $1,585,945.00 for a standard 8-performance week. The Book of Mormon first broke the record the week of August 16, 2015. (more...)

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