The Book of Mormon (musical)

religious satire musical

The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics, and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. It was first shown in 2011. The play is a satire based on the beliefs and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The musical ends up supporting the positive power of love and service.[1]

The show won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

The Book of Mormon has made over $500 million, making it one of the most successful musicals of all time.[2]


  1. Brooks, David (April 21, 2011). "Creed or Chaos". The New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
  2. "The 29 Top Grossing Broadway Shows of All Time". Retrieved 27 August 2018.