Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, met Bobby Lopez, the co-creator of Avenue Q, in 2003. That meeting inspired them to create a musical comedy that the New York Times would one day call "the best musical of this century."
Rave reviews for "The Book of Mormon"
"The best musical of this century. Heaven on Broadway. "The Book of Mormon" achieves something like a miracle." --Ben Brantley, "The New York Times"
"A crowning achievement. A huge smash success. So good it makes me angry." --Jon Stewart, "The Daily Show"
" The new gold standard for Broadway. "The Book of Mormon" is on its march into legend. History is made." --Peter Travers, "Rolling Stone"
"Matt and Trey: Where have you been all my life? "The Book of Mormon" deserves worship. Approach the altar of Parker and Stone." --Peter Marks, "Washington Post"
""The Book of Mormon" is not just great theater. [It's] great writing." --Mark Harris, from the Foreword