One of the must see shows in Broadway is “The book of Mormon”. “The book of Mormon” which plays in the Eugene o’ Neil theatre in midtown New York in the theatre district. This show is 2 hours and thirty minutes long. The opening day of the show was March 24, 2011. “The Book of Mormon follows two young missionaries who are sent to Uganda to try to convert citizens to the Mormon religion. One missionary, Elder Price, is an enthusiastic go-getter with a strong dedication to his faith, while his partner, Elder Cunningham, is a socially awkward but well-meaning nerd whose tendency to embroider the truth soon lands him in trouble. Upon their arrival in Africa, Elders Price and Cunningham learn that in a society plagued by AIDS, poverty and violence, a successful mission may not be as easy as they expected”(Broadway). Tickets for this show range from $99 to $352. This show won 9 Tony’s and one Grammy. This Broadway show is very well known that people should go see.
Have you ever seen a show live and been completely transfixed by a character’s costume? Maybe it was something dramatic like an onstage costume change that caught your eye, or maybe you wondered how an actor was able to dance and move around in a period-accurate floor-length gown without passing out from heatstroke. Whatever it might have been, I assure you it was intentional. The art of costume design is one of the most creative, thoughtful, and important parts of a show’s production, not by chance but because it has to be. Costume design is one of the most important parts of production design because of its ability to immediately convey a setting, enhance a performer’s stage presence, and express themes and moods throughout the show.