NEW YORK (AP/CBS4) – The profane and hysterical “The Book of Mormon” took home nine Tony Awards on Sunday including the prize for best musical.
It’s a considerable achievement for a pair of first-time Broadway playwrights from Colorado known more for their raunchy cartoons featuring potty-mouthed kids.READ MORE: Bench At Louisville Cemetery Dedicated To Families Who Suffered Pregnancy Loss
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are creators of the Emmy Award-winning “South Park.”
“War Horse” — a World War I tale about horses told with puppets and actors — won five Tonys.READ MORE: Kyle Faust, Turner Middle School Teacher, Arrested, Accused Of Sexual Assault On A 13-Year-Old Girl
Mark Rylance won the best acting award for a play for Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem.”
Norbert Leo Butz won for best actor in a musical for “Catch Me If You Can.” Sutton Foster won for best actress in a musical for “Anything Goes.”MORE NEWS: Colorado Businesses, Residents Hit By National Shortage Of Air Conditioning Parts During Heatwave
Frances McDormand was declared the best leading actress in a play for “Good People.”