South Park Creators Bring Book of Mormon to Broadway

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South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have used their comedic talents to branch out of television before, but never like this. According to Entertainment Weekly, Parker and Stone are working on transforming the popular “All About the Mormons” episode of South Park—in which we see an interesting take on the story Joseph Smith and the origins of Mormonism backed by a chorus of “dum dum dum dum”—into a Broadway musical.

Parker and Stone worked with Tony winner Robert Lopez (Avenue Q) to write the book, music and lyrics for Book of Mormon, which will open in March 2011. Parker will share directorial duties with Avenue Q’s Jason Moore.

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