"On my fourth visit on a recent night, the show still had me at “Hello,”...I had anticipated a certain falling off of religious fervor: three years is a long time for a peppy musical to stay peppy. But gosh darn it if I didn’t feel born again all over again, ready to spread the word about the faith that this show preaches and, more importantly practices: the holy faith of musical comedy." Full Review
"Every song enhances the hilarity, expert staging heightens every gag, and the cast of fresh faces is blissfully good. Broadway hasn’t seen anything like it since Mel Brooks came to town with “The Producers,” only “Mormon” has better songs." Full Review
"The sharp-edged book and fun score by Parker, Stone, and Lopez offer a screamingly funny yet sharply insightful full-length take on religion in general and Mormonism in particular. There are also pointed but loving tributes to musical comedy conventions, shockingly vulgar humor, and that rarity on Broadway these days: topical and effective satire." Full Review
"'The Book of Mormon' is sure to offend or at least discomfort Disney, the Government of Uganda, Wal-Mart, Starbucks, people who don’t like humor that used to be called unprintable, and the devout of any faith. Yet in an almost surreal way, 'The Book of Mormon' is indeed a happy musical, the kind of traditional sweet and sassy Broadway entertainment that offers a generous and strategic mix of gorgeous sets, razzmatazz dance numbers, catchy tunes, a clever story, and well-timed hilarity." Full Review
"Oh boy, it's a real winner.The show is blissfully original, irreverent, outspoken and hilarious. And all that's tucked inside good -- no, great -- old-fashioned musical. It's a show where you catch yourself laughing one minute, mouth agape the next, eventually wiping away tears, and, finally, cheering." Full Review
""The Book of Mormon" is a gleefully funny spoof, a blend of the clever and the crass that seldom goes more than 10 seconds without a big laugh. And it's not just about the jokes. They're embedded in a satisfying story, supported by witty, character-relevant songs...one of the most purely enjoyable musicals in years." Full Review
"Yet The Book of Mormon, which has attracted full houses and a stream of celebrity fans, turns out to be an altogether different beast, one with a suspiciously tender core underneath all those jokes about repressed missionaries and villagers with scrotum infections." Full Review
"Somehow both jaw droppingly ill-mannered and adorably innocent, not to mention one of the best new musicals in recent memory...While 'The Book of Mormon' is foul-mouthed, offensive, blasphemous, and incredibly rude, it is also one of the sweetest, most innocently hopeful musicals I have seen in a long time. And the fact that it manages to be both is a key factor in its success." Full Review
"Hallelujah! 'The Book of Mormon' is the funniest religious spoof since Monty Python and the Holy Grail...A creative watershed in Broadway history...Directors Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker make all the action, songs, and the actors’ fluid repartee blend together into a harmonious, uproarious evening of theater that, for many, will make one an instant convert to the genius of 'The Book of Mormon.'" Full Review
"The Book of Mormon, arriving after months of hype, somehow delivers even more than its ridiculously felicitous advance buzz promised: It’s an often uproarious, spiritually up-tempo satire not just of Mormonism, and not just religion in general, but of (no kidding) Occidental civilization itself." Full Review
"The show is a hoot - and a literal guilty pleasure...For all its outrageous mockery, the show encourages you appreciate whatever creation story gives you comfort and allows you to appropriate mystery." Full Review
"It’s a wild, outrageous ride, that’s sure to offend and please all in an instant…The choreography from Casey Nicholaw, who also directed along with Trey Parker, is exuberant and amusing. The score, although snappy and humorous, isn’t exactly filled with memorable showstoppers, although every number lands. We can safely say, that with the astonishing 'The Book of Mormon' Broadway will never be quite the same again!" Full Review
"It's everything you love from South Park live - which I didn't think was possible. If you have the money and the time you should definitely go see it. It's amazing, it's crazy, it's wonderful, it's beautiful, it's a masterpiece." Full Review
“Money can buy you happiness! If you’re in possession of a ticket, you’ve wisely secured a seat in the premier-class cabin of delirium.” Full Review
See it if great singing, great relationships among the cast, lighting was great, love the all male dance numbers and all male choruses
Don't see it if reluctant to rate higher as I am still upset re profanity blasphemy and racism depicted.. hesitated to see it for 7 years.
See it if You want to see a good fun show; if you've ever been religious or know someone who is.
Don't see it if You don't want hear swear words and critical thinking about religion; you're looking for a more realistic, life-like, show.
See it if One of the best times on Broadway EVER. This silly musical of two Mormons heading to Africa has heart and soul with a killer soundtrack.
Don't see it if Dirty jokes and songs are stinking up the theater and a great time is being had by all.
See it if you want to see a funny show that isn't afraid to push the envelope with great humor and a sharp wit
Don't see it if you want to see something fresh. This show felt tired, and the plot was just so-so
See it if You enjoy irreverent, raunchy, but not mean-spirited humor and great singing and dancing.
Don't see it if You are offended by irreverence and satire, particularly about religion. You want a nuanced view of the world.
See it if you're a fan of South Park and like funny and refreshing musicals. You can laugh at absurd jokes on serious topics like religion and race.
Don't see it if you dislike profanity or crude humor about religion (and obvious the LDS Church). You're looking for a serious play.
See it if You love "South Park" humor and want 2.5hrs of it.
Don't see it if While the acting was great, I found the story indulgent and exhausting. I don't get what the hype is about.
See it if South Park style humor that isn’t over the top. Refreshingly unique with hilarious numbers that make you understand the hype it had received
Don't see it if Tamed to the broadway audience. Unabashedly mocks Mormons for comedy.
See it if you like South Park; don't mind mockery of Mormons or Africans; you admire very clever dialogue and songs plus very good acting and dancing
Don't see it if You are over 60--I am, but none of my AARP friends liked it nearly as much as my wife and I did; you are PC
See it if You enjoy bawdy sendups of religion. South Park's creators give Mormons a no holds barred chance to convert Ugandans (and you!).
Don't see it if You don't find blue humor amusing and can't laugh at religious absurdities. The Mormons loved this; you might not.
See it if you have an open-minded attitude, like social satire and can laugh at cultural invasion, race issues and the absurdity of belief systems
Don't see it if you are a Mormon or otherwise, a 'believer,'cannot laugh at 4-letter words & potty humor
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