The Book Of Mormon History
Since its inception in 2011, The Book of Mormon has been one of, if not the, most popular shows on Broadway, which has made The Book of Mormon tickets the most demanded tickets in that time period. When the show first premiered in March of 2011, The Book of Mormon tickets were so highly demanded that counterfeit The Book of Mormon tickets were being sold on Craigslist, an issue that has since been eliminated. The initial demand for The Book of Mormon tickets allowed the show to impose dynamic pricing, giving higher prices for The Book of Mormon tickets for the most popular shows. Even as the show has already has a run over two years, The Book of Mormon tickets are still some of the most sought after tickets on Broadway.
Created by the the men behind South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and the composer of “Avenue Q,” Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with a religious satire focus set around the journey of two Mormon missionaries in Uganda. The show has a run time of 2 hours and 15 minutes with award winning lyrics, music and direction.
Critics have given the show many positive reviews and it has received some major awards. In 2011, the first year of the show, The Book of Mormon won Tony awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Featured Actress in a Musical and Best Direction in a Musical, as well as other set and lighting awards. The show also won the 2011 Outer Critics Circle award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Drama Desk awards for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Music. After recording a full cast album in 2011, the show won a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album. As what happens any time a show wins major awards, The Book of Mormon tickets immediately became more popular.
The Book of Mormon has also had shows away from Broadway in New York. The first US National Tour started in September of 2012 with the first official show starting at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. There was also a stationary sit-down production at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago from December 2012 to October 2013. The Book of Mormon tickets are now available for the second US National Tour, which started after the Chicago run ended and features the same production as the Chicago shows. There is also currently a run of the show being produced in the West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. The London performance put together a gala performance on March 13, 2013 with the proceeds of The Book of Mormon tickets were donated to Red Nose Day, a charitable cause that donates money to help underprivileged youth in both the United Kingdom and Africa.
Whether it’s in New York on Broadway at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre or on the US National Tour, there are plenty of chances to get your own The Book of Mormon tickets to see one of the most popular shows in recent memory.
Book Of Mormon Tickets News
4-8-14: After successful stints all across the country including Chicago, Trey Parker & Matt Stone's “The Book of Mormon” will be returning to the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago on February 24th and continue through May 17th. Group tickets are currently on sale, but the individual on sale has not begun yet.
3-4-14: A very limited number of Book of Mormon tickets are available for tonight’s performance of the musical, almost completely selling it out on both the primary and secondary markets. Because of the lack of quantity tonight, the average price is an incredibly high $709 tonight.
3-3-14: The Book of Mormon will have eight performances this week starting on Tuesday, with two shows on both Saturday and Sunday. Book of Mormon tickets have an average price of $270.46 across all eight performances this week on the secondary market. Under 50 tickets are available for Tuesday night.
2-28-14: The Eugene O’Neill Theatre will be hosting five performances of Book of Mormon over the weekend. Book of Mormon tickets have an average price of $239.56 over all five shows. The cheapest individual show this weekend is Friday night with an average price of $212.78 and a get-in price of $152.
2-27-14: There are an extremely limited number of last minute Book of Mormon tickets available on the secondary market for tonight’s performance. The good news is even with the limited quantity, the price is still relatively cheap. The average price for a secondary market ticket tonight is $218.86 with a get-in price of $165.
2-26-14: The Book of Mormon in the Ed O’Neill Theatre continues to be one of the best selling shows on Broadway. For many the secondary market is the best place to get tickets and Wednesday night is the cheapest night to do so. Book of Mormon tickets an average price of $228.42 tonight.
2-25-14: The Book of Mormon will have eight performances from now until the end of the week. The average price for Book of Mormon tickets on the secondary market this week is $264.99. The least expensive performance this week is Wednesday with an average price of $228.42.
2-20-14: 229,525 Book of Mormon tickets are now available on the secondary ticket market for over 1,000 upcoming shows across the country. That quantity is down 6,000 since last week. The average price for Book of Mormon tickets is now $297.77 which is down just one dollar since last week.
It was also reported this week that Mormon will be returning to Dallas' AT&T Performing Arts Center for 2014-15 subscribers to their new "Broadway Series".
2-14-14: We currently have 235,610 Book of Mormon tickets available for 1,018 upcoming shows with an average price of $298.86. The most expensive Book of Mormon tickets for shows with more than 40 tickets available are for the May 27th, 2014 show at the San Diego Civic Theatre where the average price is $536.88 and the get-in price is $230. Prices for this show are up 35% in the last week as well. The least expensive upcoming Book of Mormon tickets are for the March 30th, 2014 show at the Bushnell Theatre where the average price is $87.33 and the get-in price is $75. Currently, you can buy Book of Mormon tickets for shows in the following venues: the Boston Opera House, the Durham Performing Arts Center, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, the Forrest Theatre, the Hippodrome Theatre At The France-Merrick PA, the Keller Auditorium, the Kentucky Center - Whitney Hall, the Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre, the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, the Ohio Theatre in Columbus, the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, the Pantages Theatre, the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, the Princess Of Wales Theatre, Proctors Theatre, the Providence Performing Arts Center, the San Diego Civic Theatre, Sarofim Hall - Hobby Center, Segerstrom Center For The Arts - Segerstrom Hall, The Smith Center, and the Wharton Center - Cobb Great Hall.
2-4-14: Currently, there are 234,881 the Book of Mormon tickets available for 1,026 upcoming Book Of Mormon dates around the country. The average price for Book of Mormon tickets is $303.53. For shows with more than 100 Book of Mormon tickets on offer, the most expensive upcoming show is their July 4th show at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on Broadway with an average price of $490.87 and a get-in price of $325. The least expensive upcoming Book of Mormon show is on their touring schedule, a March 30th date at the Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut. The average price for Book of Mormon tickets to that show is $89.33 with a get-in price of $75.