"Book of Mormon" big winner at Drama Desk Awards

Choreographer Casey Nicholaw, writer Trey Parker, writer Matt Stone, and writer/lyricist Robert Lopez take a bow during the curtain call on the opening night of "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011, in New York. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Choreographer Casey Nicholaw, writer Trey Parker, writer Matt Stone, and writer/lyricist Robert Lopez at the curtain call for "The Book of Mormon" at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, March 24, 2011, in New York.
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(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Who would have thought the creators of the foul-mouthed and irreverent "South Park" would be big winners at the Drama Desk Awards?

It happened in New York Monday night when the expletive-filled show "The Book of Mormon" won five Drama Desk Awards, including one for best musical.

Pictures: "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway

The Cole Porter romp "Anything Goes" also won five Drama Desk Awards, including one for best musical revival.

The Drama Desk, an organization of theater journalists and critics, also honored "The Normal Heart" and "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" with two awards each Monday night.

"The Book of Mormon" also won for best lyrics, music, director and orchestrations.

Bobby Cannavale and Frances McDormand won the play acting awards, while Norbert Leo Butz and Sutton Foster won the musical acting honors.

The awards were presented during a ceremony hosted by Harvey Fierstein at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The ceremony will be aired in June on the cable channel Ovation.

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