Written by the animated sitcom’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone along with Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book Of Mormon is a satirical musical that takes shots at everything from organised religion to consumerism, the state of the economy and the musical theatre genre itself.
'a decadent and self-indulgent musical which ultimately proves repellent'
'Indecently funny. The killer whale of comedy.'
'The 'South Park' creators' musical doesn't quite live up to the epic hype, but is still the funniest show in town'
'If you're not from the rarefied yet still-toxic outer antlers of the political spectrum, either life-hating leftie or truth-hating counties Tory sexophobe, a night of unalloyed joy. And damned fine m ...
'If you are a fan of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s previous work, you will adore The Book of Mormon. The cast are sublime, the songs are memorable and the choreography is impeccable. It may be the most ...
The show tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries who are sent to a small town in Uganda to bring news of the Latter Day Saints. They are shocked at the cultural differences, as a War Lord threatens the local villages and controls the area by fear. Both missionaries attempt to share the scriptures with the local people, although only one of them knows it well enough. Famine, poverty and AIDS threaten the town, and the duo must battle their own beliefs in order to succeed and make a change.