'The Book of Mormon' actors discuss the new Broadway musical
Nikki M. James: I didn't worry about being offensive to Mormons. I was more concerned with the picture of Africans. When I first read it, I was concerned with taking cheap shots at serious issues: baby rape, female circumcision, the AIDS epidemic. But some of the most interesting ways to deal with difficult subjects is by laughing at them. [Read More]
Trey Parker and Matt Stone's 'Book of Mormon' Announces Cast and Designers | NY Times
“The Book of Mormon,” the first Broadway musical from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of “South Park,” has found its Mormons. Josh Gad, a correspondent on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” and Andrew Rannells (“Jersey Boys”) will play Elders Cunningham and Price, “a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get,” as described in a press release. Other cast members include Nikki M. James, Rory O’Malley and Michael Pott... [Read More]