Arts & Culture

Book Smart

A Tony Award-winning musical comes to the Hippodrome.

One of the most successful Broadway musicals of late comes into town this month. The Book of Mormon—which was written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q
co-creator Robert Lopez—won nine Tony Awards and spawned the most
popular Broadway soundtrack of the last four decades. All the fun comes
to the the Hippodrome Theatre from February 25 through March 9.

show has a brilliant creative team,” says Jeff Daniel, president of the
France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. “Audiences should expect to see a
really big, traditional book musical that is witty and hilarious.” The
show satirizes organized religion and traditional musical theater, with a
particular emphasis on Mormonism.

Tickets ($90-150) are available through Ticketmaster and,
and Daniel advises buying early, with Tuesday through Thursday
performances easiest to snag: “We are thrilled to watch this show
entertain Baltimore for two weeks!”