When banker turned Broadway backer Roger Berlind, producer of Nine and Proof, was invited to a workshop for a frolicking musical satire about hapless American missionaries transported to a war-torn, AIDS-ridden village in modern Uganda, he was instantly, if improbably, won over. Mocking Mormonism, iPhones and American parochialism, the musical was in questionable taste. Nevertheless, “I was hooked in one second,” said Berlind. “I was ready to mortgage my house.” Read more... http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160606/ENTERTAINMENT/160609944/how-scott-rudins-book-of-mormon-blazed-a-trail-for-hamilton
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