Posts Tagged ‘Book of Mormon’

So, as I mentioned in a previous post, I got to see the Book of Mormon in Chicago while at ALA. I had been dying to see it since it hit the stage in 2011 and got universally good reviews. I’m a huge fan of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, particularly for their dedication to story and their stubbornness to do exactly what they want to do, which is very rare in Hollywood. So much of their creative output is solid that I’d have a hard time picking my top ten, or even top twenty, favorite South Park episodes (though this last season was pretty meh.) I have the Book of Mormon soundtrack, and I was familiar with the storyline from watching a number of interviews with the duo on YouTube. It’s safe to say I went in with high expectations.

Spoilers ahoy (and warnings for language – this is a Parker and Stone production, after all). (more…)