Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Huge News. The Best Broadway Show I'd Never Take My Kids Or Parents To Is Coming Back!

THE BOOK OF MORMON is manna from some warped ‘South Park’ heaven!
Laughs flow like Mormon wagon trains rolling West.  Be not afraid, suburban pilgrim.
These Mormons are so lovable, you feel half-inclined to take a couple of ‘em
home with you. MORMON is hilarious.”


Here at ChiIL Live Shows, I caught opening night of the show's amazing 43 week run in Chicago (with a few guys named Matt Stone & Trey Parker in the audience) and I LOVED it! If you procrastinated and thought it would be around forever and then missed it, here's your chance.  Or maybe you went and just can't get enough... Don't delay. Tickets are sure to sell FAST.  The Book of Mormon is hands down THE Best Broadway Show I'd never take my kids or parents to!

This show is an absolute hoot. I'd expected irreverent, but I wasn't prepared for just how RELEVANT this show is, too. It's spot on! We love the highly effective and entertaining church of the pop cultural parables.  We dare you to see it and not get "Spooky Mormon Hell Dream" and "Switch it Off Like a Light switch" stuck in your brains.  They'll seep permanently into your repertoire, and pop up at odd life moments.  Truly a must see unless you are easily offended, devoutly Mormon or very young.

Group Tickets Now On Sale

Following its record-breaking 43-week engagement in the 13-14 season, THE BOOK OF MORMON will return to Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre in 2015 for a strictly limited engagement from February 24, 2015 – May 17, 2015.    

Tickets are on sale now for groups of 15 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710.  Single ticket information will be announced at a later date.

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 the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q.  The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.

THE BOOK OF MORMON is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.

THE BOOK OF MORMON features set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Brian Ronan.  Orchestrations are by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus.  Music direction and vocal arrangements are by Stephen Oremus.  

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on Ghostlight Records.

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