The Book of Mormon Musical in New York, NY

Eugene O'Neill Theatre 230 W 49th Street New York, NY 10019
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Overview

Presented at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, The Book of Mormon offers an old-style musical with modern humor, complete with big song and dance numbers, impressive Broadway-style belting, and a hilariously sarcastic storyline. The show playfully pokes fun at religion, race, poverty and sexuality, and is recommended for guests over the age of 16, as explicit language and topics are used.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • Show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Parental advisory: Contains explicit language.
  • Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.
  • Absolutely no recording devices are allowed in the theatre, including still cameras.
  • Doors open 45 minutes prior to show time.
  • Winner of 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
  • Religious satire musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone.
  • Follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries.

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Amy Wallace

This show was hilarious! We laughed from beginning to end. I will see this one again.

Anne Mercer

By far one of the funniest Broadway shows I’ve ever seen. Keep in mind that it is certainly not appropriate for children or younger teenagers. Have an open mind and be ready to laugh until you cry. It is written/produced by the creators of South Park, after all!

Description

from The Book of Mormon
Winner of 9 Tony Awards® including 2011 Best Musical.


From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, and Bobby Lopez, co-creator of Avenue Q, comes a Broadway musical that Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls "the best musical of this century.

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. One serious and dedicated and the other socially awkward yet well meaning, these Mormons are sent to Uganda to convert citizens to the Mormon religion. When they arrive in Africa, the missionaries find a community grappling with poverty, AIDS and violence.

Entertainment Weekly says The Book of Mormon is "the funniest musical of all time," and Jon Stewart of The Daily Show declares it's "a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry."

This show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. Parental advisory: Contains explicit language. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.



Reserve New York City Customer Reviews

Cathy Crowell
San Jose, CA
2 Reviews
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"Lots of Laughs"
October, 2018
The Book of Mormon was surprising and funny. We enjoyed it do much. Reserve New York got us really great seats down front.
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Tip: It was easy to pick up the tickets ahead of time because the hotel was just two blocks away.

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CKDC88
"Excellent"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 03, 2018 NEW
As highlighted by most reviews this play is not for the easily offended or ‘snowflakes’ among us! But for those who don’t take life or the play too seriously it’s hilariously funny and the cast are very talented. I would highly recommend this play!
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Janice D
"Friends holiday "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 02, 2018 NEW
Never laughed so much was fantastic was not for anyone who is easily offended found this show histerical it's a must see
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Tony D
"Book of mormon"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 01, 2018 NEW
It was the last night in the city, and we had high hopes for a good show after reading the reviews. The theater was very nice except the seats were a bit small.I'm 235 lb and still spilled over into the person next to me. We ended up leaving after the first intermission. Not because we were offended, but after 20 minutes the jokes were just the same. Save your money and spend it elsewhere.
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428kristineh
London, Canada
"Thoroughly Entertaining "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 25, 2018 NEW
This was our first ever broadway show. We laughed from the beginning right to the very end. Talented cast and beautiful theatre. I would recommend this show to anyone with a good sense of humour.
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Timothy C
"Grab Your Scrotum and Man Up!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 24, 2018 NEW
This show was, by far, the most offensive performance (theatre, TV or movie) that I've ever seen in my life. It's beyond politically incorrect. It's racist, sexist, vulgar, raunchy and aggressively sacrilegious / blasphemous. And I laughed my butt off from start to finish. Like piss your pants funny. Not for kids or the easily offended. It's truly gross. The obscenity is so jarring that you're forced to drop your social outrage card in the opening act and roll along with the cast as you find awkward gasps and hushed giggles soon evolve into roaring laughter. If you can't get over yourself and your own hangups, then you'll be miserable. Proceed with caution! Laugh with reckless abandon! Final Note: Know what made the entire experience even better? Going to review sites when I got home and reading the negative reviews from pearl clutching pantie twists.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Book of Mormon

Where is the theater located?
The Book of Mormon is performed at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre located at 230 W 49th Street, New York, NY 10019.

How long is the show?
The show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission.

Can I bring my camera to the theater?
Absolutely no photography or video is allowed into the theater.

Is the Eugene O’Neill Theatre handicap accessible?
The theater is not entirely handicap or wheelchair accessible. Please be advised that there are steps throughout the theater. For more information about theater accessibility, please call customer service at 1-800-590-4410.

Listening devices are available for reservation, as well.

When should I arrive for my show?
The theater doors open 45 minutes before the show. It is recommended that audiences arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show beginning to find their seats, browse the available show merchandise, and settle in before showtime.

Is this show appropriate for children?
Due to the frequent use of explicit nature and adult themes throughout the performance, this show is not recommended for children. Should you decide to bring your children, please be advised that this show is considered explicit and children under the age of 4 are not permitted into the theater.

Are concessions available for purchase within the theater?
Yes. Soft drinks, water, cocktails, candy, and show merchandise (no food) are available for purchase at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. No food is allowed into the theater.