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Mormons become 'real people' for "Book of Mormon" musical cast touring upstate New York

Mormons became "real people" for the cast of a touring company of the Broadway musical, “The Book of Mormon,” after touring LDS Church historical sites during a break from performances in Rochester, N.Y.

“It was amazing for us, I think because it was an opportunity for us to really discover a lot more depth to the religion and to Mormons in general,” Mark Evans, who plays Elder Price in the touring production, told the Victoria Times Colonist prior to the start of the company’s run in Toronto. “And all of a sudden these caricature characters that we play onstage suddenly had a depth and we had a wealth of knowledge, and they became real people.”

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