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Sean P. Means
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(File photo | The Associated Press) Andrew Rannells, center, performs with an ensemble cast in "The Book of Mormon." The smash musical sold out all 23 performances for its Aug. 14-Sept. 2 run at Denver Center, where its launching its first national tour. There's a chance it may play at the proposed Utah Performing Arts Center, scheduled for completion March 2016.
'Book of Mormon' in Salt Lake in 2013? Possibly

"The Book of Mormon" -- the musical, not the book -- could be knocking on Salt Lake City's door next year.

Negotiations are underway to bring the Tony-winning musical, by "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, to Salt Lake City sometime in 2013, Jane Ann Morrison wrote in a column earlier this month in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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"It's a big hit, and the people of Salt Lake City and Utah should be able to see it. It's not my job to censor," said John Ballard, president of MagicSpace Entertainment, which books musicals in nine cities in the United States and Canada -- including Salt Lake City.

Morrison pointed out the possibility of "The Book of Mormon" coming to predominantly Mormon Utah for ironic counterpoint -- because the musical isn't coming to Sin City next year.



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