View our show pages for more information about The Book of Mormon, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. The english translation of this musical’s recurring catchphrase, “Hasa diga eebowai”—purportedly spoken by the residents of the Ugandan village to which its heroes, Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, are sent on a mission—is unprintable here, yet i. Mozart’s Così fan tutte. "Hasa Diga Eebowai" – Mafala, Price, Cunningham, and Ugandans "Turn It Off" – McKinley, Mormons "I Am Here for You" – Cunningham, Price ... Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical - Stephen Ashfield Best Theatre Choreographer - Casey Nicholaw. Taken Up to Eleven when seen live, what with the actresses perfectly portraying broken hope that was so build up in Act One, often breaking down in tears as they sing. ... played by the wonderful Conner Peirson is a particular stand out ableing taking over from the original broadway performance by Josh Gad. The creative team … The Book of Mormon is a deliciously devilish critique belief and human frailty in our world today.. Well according to book of mormon musical( one of my favourites) it is : f*ck you God. What is the true meaning of "hasa diga eebowai"? Found in the Trey Parker / Matt Stone 2011 musical "The Book of Mormon." “Hasa Diga Eebowai” is an extended parody of the feel-good anthem “Hakuna Matata” from Disney’s The Lion King. Tony Awards. Nabulungi's short reprise of "Hasa Diga Eebowai" after she learns the truth about Elder Cunningham's Mormon stories may take the cake. This book explores the inherent achievements (and failures) of The Book of Mormon—one of the most ambitious, and problematic, musicals to achieve widespread success. An Ugandan phrase, translated literally into English as "F*ck you, God!" The story follows two Latter-day Saints missionaries as they attempt to convert the inhabitants of a remote Ugandan village to the “true faith”. ... Hasa Diga Eebowai 5. "Hasa Diga Eebowai" (Reprise)† – Nabulungi "Tomorrow Is a Latter Day" – Price, Cunningham, McKinley, Nabulungi, Company; Our Review. 'Hasa Diga Eebowai' In 2011, a musical full of curse words and Mormon missionaries swept that year’s Tony Awards and was praised as a triumphant return of the American musical. The lyrics really don't help. Turn It Off 6. Both he and co-star Josh Gad were nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical that year. For instance, ‘Hasa Diga Eebowai’ is a reference to The Lion King’s ‘Hakuna Matata’ (which the song also refers to explicitly), ‘Joseph Smith American Moses’ is a take-off of the ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ performance in The King and I, ‘Orlando’ takes its cues from ‘Maria’ in … Hasa Diga Eebowai. Best bit: The musical number 'Hasa diga eebowai' Morning after effect: Trying to pronounce 'hasa diga eebowai' when you get caught out in the rain without a brolly.