The Book of Mormon (London)

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Say “Hello!” to The Book of Mormon the musical tickets! The funniest night out in London - irreverent, hilarious and deliciously naughty, this musical from the creators of South Park has been making audiences gasp “did they really just say that?” since 2013. The Book of Mormon tickets are always amongst our top selling West End shows. Are you an Elder Price, looking to convert your friends into West End superfans? Maybe you’re planning an unforgettable date-night and want to choose the best West End show for a first date. The Book of Mormon theatre tickets are sure to light a smile so bright on any face – you won’t be able to Turn It Off!

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What’s The Book of Mormon about?

Devout Mormon missionary-in-waiting Elder Kevin Price is keen to teach his classmates how to convert people to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (“Hello!”), by just ringing their doorbells and smiling winningly. But Elder Price’s real dream is to be sent to Orlando, Florida for his two-year mission. Things go dramatically amiss when, instead, he’s sent to Uganda with Mormon misfit Elder Cunningham in tow.

Soon, these two ill-matched Mormon boys are completely out of their depth; robbed at gunpoint and sharing a village with locals whose motto is “Hasa Diga Eebowai” (something too rude to print here!). Worse is yet to come when the local Warlord arrives to terrorise the village. 

As the situation spirals out of control, Elder Price begs for a transfer to Orlando.

Feeling abandoned but determined to do good, Elder Cunningham stays on, attempting to fulfil his mission to convert the villagers to Mormonism. When his best efforts to convert the village fail, Cunningham decides to liven things up by introducing new characters into the Mormon story – including hobbits, Lieutenant Uhura, Darth Vader and Yoda.

Across the Atlantic, a repentant Elder Price realises that he must return to Africa to help his friend, Elder Cunningham. Reunited, things soon descend into chaos as the Warlord, General Butt F***ing Naked returns. When Elder Price attempts to convert the General to the Mormon faith, things don’t go too well…resulting in Price visiting the local doctor to have his copy of the Book of Mormon removed from his rectum.

Can the boys achieve their mission and finally leave the villagers safe from General Butt F***ing Naked? Will the Mission President ever accept Darth Vader and Yoda into the Mormon faith? Find out with tickets to The Book of Mormon – the funniest West End show and voted Best Musical at the Grammy, Tony and Olivier Awards!

The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. It’s a satirical look at the beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Parker and Stone (the creative team behind animated comedy South Park) joined forces with Lopez after seeing and loving his work on Avenue Q, and it’s this fusion of comedy, satire, and song-writing brilliance that makes The Book of Mormon such a hit with audiences, whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth!

The Book of Mormon songs

Musical The Book of Mormon helps tell the story of two Latter-day Saints missionaries, with songs including: Hello, Two by Two, You and Me (But Mostly Me), Hasa Diga Eebowai, Turn It Off, I Am Here For You, All American Prophet, Sal Tlay Ka Siti, Man Up, Making Things Up Again, Spooky Mormon Hell Dream, I Believe, Baptize Me, I Am Africa, Joseph Smith American Moses and Tomorrow Is A Latter Day.
 

The Book of Mormon awards

The Book of Mormon won an impressive nine Tony Awards, including Best New Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations.

The London production went on to add wins for Best New Musical and Best Theatre Choreographer amongst four Olivier Award statuettes.

The show also won a Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album.

Five Things You Might not know about The Book of Mormon 

We all love The Book of Mormon, but how much do you really know about this long-running West End favourite? Here are five fun facts about the show:

1. Fears of mass protests about the content of the show turned out to be unwarranted. In fact, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints has even started advertising in programmes with phrases like “You’ve seen the play, now read the book” and “The Book is always better!”
2. Many people know Trey Parker and Matt Stone through their work on South Park – less familiar to the public is the name Robert Lopez…that is until people find out he’s one half of the husband & wife song-writing team behind Disney’s Frozen, Frozen II, and Coco. He’s the youngest person ever to have won the “EGOT” (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards) for his song-writing, and now the only person ever to win them all at least twice!
3. The Book of Mormon and Frozen have another connection – Josh Gad, the actor who originated the role of Elder Cunningham on Broadway went on to provide the voice of Olaf in Disney’s Frozen.
4. One of the funniest lines in the show - “I have maggots in my scrotum!” – almost never happened…originally, the line was “I actually thought the third Matrix was the worst one” – a recurring joke around the fact that the Book of Mormon is the third book in a biblical trilogy.
5. Great musicals don’t happen overnight. The seed of an idea for The Book of Mormon was planted in 2003 - it took a full eight years of writes and rewrites before it finally came to the Broadway stage…and another three before making it across the Atlantic to the Prince of Wales Theatre!

What do critics think of The Book of Mormon?

“FOUL-MOUTHED, FUNNY AND WILD. TERRIFICALLY ENTERTAINING” - Metro

“IT’S NOT JUST GREAT: IT’S MORMONUMENTAL” - Huffington Post

“IT’S HILARIOUS. GOD HAVE MERCY UPON MY SOUL” - Sunday Telegraph

“MUSICAL-COMEDY HEAVEN. VICIOUSLY HILARIOUS. YOU LAUGH YOUR HEAD OFF” - Time Out

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes including interval.

Times

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday: 2.30pm

Cast

 

The Book of Mormon creatives

Co-Director, Book, Music and Lyrics – Trey Parker

Book, Music and Lyrics – Robert Lopez

Book, Music and Lyrics – Matt Stone

Co-Director and Choreographer – Casey Nicholaw

Scenic Design – Scott Pask

Costume Design – Ann Roth

Lighting Design – Brian MacDevitt

Sound Design – Brian Ronan

Music Supervision/Vocal Arranger/Co-Orchestrator – Stephen Oremus

Co-Orchestrator – Larry Hochman

Booking Information

Everyone, regardless of age, must have their own ticket to enter the theatre. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted.

Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.

Good To Know

The production contains strobe lighting, flashing lights and gunshots.

Please note: The seating plans are not accurate representations of the auditorium. While we try to ensure they are as close to the actual theatre plan as possible we cannot guarantee they are a true representation. Customers with specific requirements are advised to discuss these with the theatre prior to booking to avoid any confusion.

Location

Prince of Wales Theatre

31 Coventry Street London W1D 6AS

Additional Details & FAQ

Access Information

 For accessibility information please contact 0344 482 5137

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email.

If you have chosen collect at box office please print the confirmation and bring it on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. You will also need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as valid ID.

If you have chosen to receive tickets by post, the tickets will be despatched approximately 2-3 days after purchase.

Suitable For Children

Parental advisory: Explicit language.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds available after purchase.

Where Do I Go

Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, London, W1D 6AS

By Train-Charing Cross (approx. 550m), Leicester Square

By Tube- Piccadilly Circus (approx. 150m), Charing Cross (approx. 550m)

By Bus -14, 19, 38

Critic Reviews

5.0(3 reviews)
  • The Guardian

    Mar 12, 2013

    If you're lucky enough to somehow have a ticket for this, the most cryingly good night out to have come along for years, and are by any chance looking forward to a smug few British-liberal hours sneering at the mad imbecilities of self-righteous Americans and organised religion, I have to tell you that you'll be disappointed. The Book of Mormon is far, far cleverer, far kinder, far more nuanced than that, and one of its many surprises is that it sent an enraptured, ecstatic audience home with an odd sense of having come, somehow, to really like Mormons.

  • Time Out

    Oct 7, 2012

    You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven.

  • The Rolling Stone

    Oct 6, 2012

    The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend.

Reviews

4.7(50 reviews)
  • A&GH

    Dec 8, 2022

    This is the second time we have watched BoM. It’s hilarious but very rude. The only reason it is 4 not 5 stars is that the staging looks a little bit tired but even with that we would really recommend this show.

  • Carol Taylor

    Dec 7, 2022

    Loved...loved...loved it!!! Actors were fabulous...music znx singing fabulous...in fact EVERYTHING was FABULOUS!!!

  • Cecilia Dunne

    Dec 7, 2022

    Good belly laugh

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