The Book of Mormon is a musical created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker. The show premiered in March, 2011 to much praise. At the 65th Tony Awards ceremony, the musical took home nine awards, including "Best Musical."
Matt Stone and Trey Parker are known for comedies, such as "South Park" and "Team America." They created The Book of Mormon, their first musical, out of a lifelong fascination with the Mormon religion.