Matt Stone (left) and Trey Parker at the after party for the opening night of The Book of Mormon on Broadway in March. Jim Spellman/WireImage hide caption

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The Record

How 'The Book Of Mormon' Cracked 'Billboard'

The South Park creators' musical broke cast recording sales records, thanks to fans and promotions.

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Dressy And Juicy: Jan Maxwell plays socialite and former showgirl Phyllis Rogers Stone, one of four deeply unhappy characters at the show's center. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Barbara Carroll with Dizzy Gillespie, c. 1957. Bert Block hide caption

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A scene from the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of As You Like It in the specially constructed theater at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Stephanie Berger hide caption

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Abdou Ouologuem, Dima Bawab, Thomas Doliz and William Nadylam in a scene from director Peter Brook's A Magic Flute. Courtesy of Lincoln Center hide caption

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Reeve Carney (left) as Peter Parker and Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane Watson on the Spider-Man set at the Foxwoods Theatre. Carney previously starred in Taymor's film The Tempest; Damiano earned a Tony nomination in 2009 for her performance in Next to Normal. Jacob Cohl hide caption

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Nina Arianda plays Billie Dawn, a showgirl accompanying a corrupt tycoon to Washington, D.C., in the Broadway revival of Born Yesterday. Carol Rosegg hide caption

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Nathan Schram instructs students in the classroom. Nan Melville/Getty Images hide caption

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The Broadway cast of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, from left: Lee Pace, Ellen Barkin, Wayne Alan Wilcox, Patrick Breen, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke Macfarlane, Richard Topol and Mark Harelik. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy. Sophie Dennehy/courtesy of the composer hide caption

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