THIS EVENT HAS ENDED
Sun March 4, 2018

The Book of Mormon

SEE EVENT DETAILS
The Book of Mormon Tickets
Orpheum Theatre Tickets and Seating Chart

Tickets are available for all performances. Find the seats you want and buy tickets and download instantly.

The Book of Mormon

If you have been looking for an interesting musical comedy to enjoy, The Book of Mormon is the best bet for you! The musical recaps the journey of two Mormon missionaries who travel to Uganda to preach their religion.

The play is big on satire that focuses on the practises of the Mormon Church as well as the encounters of the duo in Africa. The musical’s script, music and lyrics were developed by trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. The development of the play began in 2003, but it would take seven years for it to be opened on Broadway on March 2011. Scott Rudin was the producer.

The response following its Broadway opening was hugely positive in the resultant criticisms. As a matter of fact, the show set records in terms of sales of tickets for the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. The show’s original cast recording on Broadway even shattered the ceiling for becoming the highest-charting Broadway album in more than 40 years. It actually managed to reach position 3 on the Billboard Charts!

And the musical’s successes do not end there! it went on to win not one or two but nine Tony Awards! Among these Tony Awards were for the best musical, best book of a musical as well as best original score! It garnered other different awards like the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards for best musical as well as a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.

Matt Stone and Trey Parker were both raised in Colorado and were familiar with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They would meet at the University of Colorado Boulder and become friends, even working together on a university musical. Later on, they would create a film Orgazmo and an episode of the TV series South Park which both comically explored Mormonism. This shows that they had grown up experiencing a lot that concerns the Mormon faith and were therefore rightfully placed to cast it comically. Concerns of offending those who ascribe to the religion were handled early on by the LDS Church which was fairly liberal in its reception to the play and even purchased advertisement rights in the musical’s playbill!

Things To Do In San Francisco
Bay Area Things To Do
Theatre In San Francisco
The Book of Mormon Tickets Orpheum Theatre Tickets and Seating Chart Tickets are available for all performances. Find the seats you want and buy tickets and download instantly. The Book of Mormon If you have been looking for an interesting musical comedy to enjoy, The Book...
read more
show less
   
EDIT OWNER
Owned by
{{eventOwner.email_address || eventOwner.displayName}}
New Owner

Update

EDIT EDIT
Date/Times:
Orpheum Theatre 22 Upcoming Events
1192 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA EVENTS CALENDAR

TODAY
27
SATURDAY
28
SUNDAY
29
MONDAY
1
The Best Events
Every Week in Your Inbox

Edit Event Details

I am the event organizer



Your suggestion is required.



Your email is required.
Not valid email!

    Cancel
Great suggestion! We'll be in touch.

Success!

Your event is now LIVE on SF STATION

COPY LINK TO SHARE Copied

or share on


See my event listing


Looking for more visibility? Reach more people with our marketing services