Robert Lopez Says Thank You to Mormon Fans at The Book of Mormon Fan Day (Video)

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The Book of Mormon, the musical with the most Tony Award wins this season, officially opened on Broadway at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre March 24 and stars Andrew Rannells (Jersey Boys) and Josh Gad ("The Daily Show with Jon Stewart") as an unlikely pair of Mormon missionaries.

The popularity of the Tony Award-winning musical has left fans trying to score tickets through the lottery system. Since Mormon brings in overwhelming amounts of people at the pre-show lottery, a special "Fan Day" performance was offered by the musical, giving special lottery players a chance to finally see The Book of Mormon free of charge.

Here, Tony Award winner Robert Lopez, a co-creator on The Book of Mormon, says thanks to the fans waiting in line before the performance, and in return the fans share their excitement about winning tickets to "Fan Day."

Mormon, by Emmy Award-winning “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q Tony Award winner Lopez, follows the two Mormons as they venture from Salt Lake City to AIDS-ravaged Uganda in the hopes of converting villagers with the story of Joseph Smith and the founding of the Mormon Church. The problem is only one of them has actually read the book.

To see the turn out at the "Fan Day" performance, look below:

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