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Robert J. Lopez

'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

'Book of Mormon' Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

The show: "The Book of Mormon" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The arrival of the national tour of Broadway's biggest musical hit in years. First impressions: Does the hit live up to the hype? Has the humor been softened for the tour? Is there a Broadway musical god? The answers to these questions are a definite "Yes," "No" and "Praise Jesus, yes! " The show may not be everyone's cup of sacrilege, but those who can see beyond some really outrageous goings-on will find at its very soul a good old fashioned musical comedy with charm, heart and some great song-and-dance. But...