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Book of Mormon - The Reviews

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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#1
Posted: 3/24/11 at 11:53pm
Hollywood Reporter - Rave

Showbiz - Rave
http://www.showbiz411.com/2011/03/24/first-review-book-of-mormon-from-south-park-creators

The Star (Toronto) - Slam
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/theatre/article/960171--the-book-of-mormon-a-sorry-disappointment

Financial Times - Slam
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f1e89e28-5635-11e0-82aa-00144feab49a.html#axzz1HZxovEGV

LA Times - Positive
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/03/theater-review-the-book-of-mormon-at-the-eugene-oneill-theatre.html

Washington Post - Positive/Rave
latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/03/theater-review-the-book-of-mormon-at-the-eugene-oneill-theatre.html

Chicago Tribune - Positive
latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/03/theater-review-the-book-of-mormon-at-the-eugene-oneill-theatre.html

Newsday - Positive
http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/theater/the-book-of-mormon-on-broadway-1.2778714

Houston Chronicle - Positive
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/7490041.html

New York Times - Rave
http://theater.nytimes.com/2011/03/25/theater/reviews/the-book-of-mormon-at-eugene-oneill-theater-review.html?pagewanted=1

“The Book of Mormon” achieves something like a miracle. It both makes fun of and ardently embraces the all-American art form of the inspirational book musical. No Broadway show has so successfully had it both ways since Mel Brooks adapted his film “The Producers” for the stage a decade ago."

USA Today - Positive
http://www.usatoday.com/life/theater/reviews/2011-03-25-mormon25_ST_N.htm

Entertainment Weekly - Grade A
http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20364394_20476244,00.html

Salt Lake Reporter - Slam









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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#2
Posted: 3/28/11 at 1:39pm
Seeing this tonight, Monday!
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#2
Posted: 3/28/11 at 1:45pm
Sounds like one to add to my list of things to see in NY!
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#3
Posted: 3/28/11 at 1:54pm
This is top of my list to see this week! I will queue for hours just to get a standing spot!
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#4
Posted: 3/28/11 at 2:14pm
I can't wait to see or hear it- I love the South Park movie songs!
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#5
Posted: 3/28/11 at 2:19pm
Best show for me over the 9 days I was there, a laugh-a-minute.
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#6
Posted: 3/29/11 at 7:37am
Didn't see it last night as this weekend is when a lot of shows changed their schedules to Tue to Sun.
Going tonight and am now very excited about seeing it.
I knew very little about it until I got here and everyone is talking about nothing else!
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#7
Posted: 3/29/11 at 8:29am
I love it when a show is this hot. When was the last time? probably 'The Producers'.
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#8
Posted: 3/29/11 at 8:43am
Walking around yesterday I saw a very rare thing on Broadway - a line at the actual theatre box office.
Only two shows had this, 'How To Succeed' and 'Mormon'.
Its years, as you said 'The Producers', since I saw that!
Must have been a good 100 or so in each line!
Updated On: 3/29/11 at 08:43 AM
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#9
Posted: 3/29/11 at 11:16am
I am glad it is niot just me who felt the buzz for 'Mormon', this is a buzz I have never felt before in New York and it is amazing.

I really enjoyed 'How to Succeed' as well and see from grosses it is playing packed houses, I guess everyone is going for 'Anderson Copper'.

Tw of the best shows i saw in New York last week, also the only two shows I paid full price for and I do not begrudge paying that, as both shows are worth it.

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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#10
Posted: 3/30/11 at 12:18pm
That settles it - am booking now for my trip in May.
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#12
Posted: 4/1/11 at 10:02am
Despite the raves, the more I read about the show, the more glad I am I did not go to see it last week! It really does seem to be the kind of vulgar schoolboy humour I detest - and making fun of the heartbreaking human tragedy of AIDS in Africa is thoroughly reprehensible, however they try to package it. (I know I have not seen the show so cannot totally condemn it but I read a line of lyrics quoted in one of the reviews and hailed as being hilarious which I thought was way beyond being seriously offensive.)
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Book of Mormon - The Reviews#13
Posted: 4/1/11 at 10:06am
Thats how I felt Bob and as I said i laughed very little during the performance. Its another hyped up Broadway show that will get a decent run that it frankly doesn't deserve.