The Book of Mormon: The Testament of a Broadway Musical (Hardcover)

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"The best musical of this century. Heaven on Broadway. The Book of Mormon achieves something like a miracle."
—Ben Brantley, New York Times

"A crowning achievement. A huge smash success. So good it makes me angry.—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

The biggest Broadway hit in decades—the brilliant brainchild of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez—The Book of Mormon is delighting theatergoers nightly with its outrageous irreverent humor and surprising heart. Cleverly designed in the same fun spirit as the show, this official, full-color illustrated coffee table book takes readers behind the scenes with stories from the cast, creators, and crew. Included are the complete book and lyrics to the smash hit Broadway musical, extensively annotated, plus an original introduction by theater critic and author author Steven Suskin about the creation of the show that Rolling Stone declares "is on its march into legend."

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“The best musical of this century. Heaven on Broadway. The Book of Mormon achieves something like a miracle.”

“A crowning achievement. A huge smash success. So good it makes me angry.

“Matt and Trey: Where have you been all my life? The Book of Mormon deserves worship. Approach the altar of Parker and Stone.”

The Book of Mormon is not just great theater. [It’s] great writing.”

“**** the new gold standard for Broadway. The Book of Mormon is on its march into legend. History is made.”

“The best new musical of the 21st century.”

“Surely goes further than any musical in Broadway history. Hilariously profane and wholly hilarious.”

“Hilarious, uproarious, and highly entertaining. Parker and Stone may offend thousands if not more, and bless their iconoclastic hearts for it.”

. . .pick up the just released The Book of Mormon: The Testament of a Broadway Musical. This tome includes over 700 behind-the-scenes photos and drawings, commentaries and anecdotes from the creators and cast, and the complete book and lyrics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062234940
ISBN-10: 0062234943
Publisher: Newmarket Press
Publication Date: December 4th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English