‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
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‘The Book of Mormon’ premiere

‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“South Park” creators and “The Book of Mormon” writers Trey Parker, left, and Matt Stone at the New York premiere of their missionaries-in-training musical at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Avenue Q” writer and lyricist Robert Lopez joined forces with the “South Park” creators to develop “The Book of Mormon” for the stage. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Josh Gad stars in the “Book of Mormon” as Elder Cunningham, who is a Mormon sent to Uganda to help the failing mission. Gad has also appeared in the films “Love & Other Drugs” and “21.” (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Book of Mormon” stars Nikki M. James and Andrew Rannells attend the after party. James plays the community leader’s daughter Nabulungi, and Rannells plays Elder Price, a young man charged with rescuing the Mormon mission in Uganda. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Actor Michael Potts, who plays community leader Mafala Hatimbi, teaches a native song that turns out to be an F-bomb to the Lord in the musical. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“The Book of Mormon” writer/lyricist Robert Lopez, writer Trey Parker, writer Matt Stone, and choreographer Casey Nicholaw attend the opening night. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Outsourced” star Ben Rappaport. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Weeds” star Jennifer Jason Leigh, who will be appearing in the Broadway revival of “The House of Blue Leaves.” (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Stage, film and television actor David Hyde Pierce recently appeared in the Broadway revival of “La Bête.” (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“The Social Network” scribe Aaron Sorkin attends the opening. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Film actor Jeff Daniels, who starred in Broadway’s “God of Carnage” in 2009. He’ll be joining his “Carnage” co-stars Hope Davis, Marcia Gay Harden and James Gandolfini in April in Los Angeles for the Ahmanson Theatre production of the comedy. (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Marcia Gay Harden appeared in the Broadway production of “God of Carnage.” (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“The Special Relationship” actress Hope Davis starred as Annette in 2009’s “God of Carnage” on Broadway. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Hollywood actor, director and producer Ron Howard(Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
Actor Paul Rudd is set to appear in Judd Apatow‘s upcoming “Knocked Up” spin-off. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Saturday Night Live” comedian Bill Hader.  (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Saturday Night Live” funny woman and “Paul” star Kristen Wiig attends opening night. This summer Wiig will star in Judd Apatow and Paul Feig’s comedy “Bridesmaids,” which she co-wrote. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
‘The Book of Mormon’ opening night
“Nurse Jackie” star and Emmy-award winner Edie Falco is no stranger to Broadway. She appeared in the play “‘night, Mother” and will perform in the upcoming revival of “The House of Blue Leaves.” (Charles Sykes / Associated Press)
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