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.
- 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?