Arts and Culture

The Book of Mormon opening night: What the ticket holders had to say

Coloradans and visitors from other states put on their short-sleeved button-up shirts, ties, backpacks and bicycle helmets and made their way down to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House last night for the opening of The Book of Mormon. And even if they didn't don full-on Mormon attire, these fans felt lucky to be attending opening night of the show by Colorado natives Trey Parker and Matt Stone. And we know, because we spoke to a handful of those who scored tickets for the hottest gig in town. Click through for more photos and hometown reactions to the Tony award-winning hit, starting with the fan above.

See also: - The Book of Mormon: Twenty reasons you've got to see it, courtesy the cast and crew - The Book of Mormon: Catch up before you go with our ten best posts on the play - Slide show: Waiting for The Book of Mormon - Denver's toughest tickets: Did Mumford, Book of Mormon or GABF make the list?

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Nathalia Vélez
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