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“Hilarious, great performance, but lots of F-words”
Review of The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon
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The Book of Mormon on Broadway
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Of course you know the story (if not Wikipedia has a good synopsis). Your ticket will have EXPLICIT LANGUAGE printed on it & they mean it. During one particular song, half the crowd was rolling on the floor laughing and the other half were looking at each other with that "did they just say what I think they said" look on their faces. The F-word is used regularly and is even part of the evil warlord's name. If you can get past that (or even enjoy it), the play is wonderful. The cast is excellent with outstanding vocals & dancing. The plot is hilarious & pokes serious fun at the LDS church. I haven't laughed so hard in a long time. I do not recommend it if 1) you're a Mormon or 2) children (or adults) not used to the F-word. I took a well-traveled 14-year old and she gave it 5 stars. Only complain is that they have ~3 bathrooms stalls to get everyone through during intermission (but they did). And of course drinks are $20, but you knew that.

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Reviewed July 24, 2013

The tickets are difficult to find at face value unless you buy a loooooooooooong time in advance. I bought off stub hub last minute and it was worth it. Yes! There were standing room only tickets available one hour prior to show but required a 3+ hour wait outside to obtain them. NYC was experiencing record heatwave temperatures and made my higher price purchase worth even more.
The show is hilarious and a Must see!!!

Thank chris m
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

A big group of us decided this would be the first show we saw during a recent trip to NYC. Obviously this show gets a lot of positive press. Well, I can't really figure out why. I guess if you really enjoy foul language, perverted sexual references and references to raping infants...this is the show for you. The shame is that the premise of the show is OK and the show could be really great without all the inappropriate language and humor. Really don't think it added to the show and most of us just plain didn't find it funny. Were there moments - yes. Did I laugh - yes. Would I pay good money to go see this again - NO. If you choose to go - be prepared for the language and whatever you do, don't take kids.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

The Book of Mormon was great fun but can be offensive to some. We believe that some theater goers left during the second song because they did no research what the play was about before purchasing their tickets. If you like South Par, you will like the Book of Mormon. Expect to laugh and have a good time.

Thank Dobrien1969
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We saw this show in Chicago on a getaway weekend thinking it would be a highlight and worth the high price of tickets. While the acting singing and dancing were Broadway worthy the humor and language is so offensive that we left feeling used and abused and wondering why people find such abject crudeness funny. Subversive? Indeed! Funny? Much of it not so much.
Also be warned that ordering tickets on the internet accrues substantial middleman fees i.e. 30% of the total bill was for fees, services, will call etc.

Thank PAHBBH
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