The Book Of Mormon

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The multi-Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, The Book Of Mormon, from the writers of South Park, continues to have West End audiences knocking on its door. Read More >

The multi-Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, The Book Of Mormon, from the writers of South Park, continues to have West End audiences knocking on its door.

Written by the animated sitcom’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book Of Mormon is a satirical musical that takes shots at everything from organised religion to consumerism, the state of the economy and the musical theatre genre itself.

Set in a small town in Uganda, the controversial and hilarious musical tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries who are bringing the news of the Latter Day saints to local villagers. Shocked at the cultural divide, the duo must battle to share the scriptures with the local people, who are more concerned with war, famine, poverty and AIDS than religion.

In 2003, after writers Trey and Matt watched Avenue Q, they began developing The Book Of Mormon with Robert. For context, the trio took a trip to Salt Lake City to meet with current and former Mormon Missionaries. After nearly seven years of development, the show opened on Broadway to critical and audience acclaim.

Featuring the songs Spooky Mormon Hell Dream, I Am Africa, Baptize Me, All American Prophet and Tomorrow Is A Latter Day, The Book Of Mormon, which won nine Tony Awards after opening at Broadway’s Eugene O’Neill’s Theatre in 2011 and claimed four, including Best New Musical, at the Olivier Awards in 2014, was brought to the West End by the original creative team two years later.

The Book Of Mormon has been entertaining London’s West End audiences ever since 2013, and can now be seen in Melbourne and the United States in a national tour.

With tongue firmly in cheek, The Book Of Mormon’s huge heart and laughs make for too good a musical to miss.

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Age Recommendation: Parental advisory. Contains explicit language.

Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 25/02/2013

Opening Night: 21/03/2013

Booking Until: 26/05/2018

Running time: 2h35, inc. interval

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Elder Price - Dom Simpson

Elder Cunningham - J. Michael Finley

Nabulungi - Leanne Robinson

Moroni / Elder McKinley - Steven Webb

Mafala Hatimbi - Richard Lloyd King

Price's Dad / Joseph Smith / Mission President - Dean Maynard

General / Satan - Michael Moulton

Ensemble - Ross Carpenter, Philip Catchpole, James Chisholm, Olly Christopher, Nicholas Collier, Christopher Copeland, Joseph Davenport, Demi Goodman, Jack Greaves, Myles Hart, Will Haswell, Savanna Jeffrey, David McMullan, Sackie Osakonor, Etisyai Phillip, Stephen Rolley, Robyn Rose, Lejaun Sheppard, Lukin Simmonds, Bree Smith, Madison Swan, Tommy Wade-Smith, Dan Walter, Tom Xander

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Creative

Director - Casey Nicholaw & Trey Parker

Producer - Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin & Sonia Friedman Productions, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Jean Doumanian, Roy Furman, Stephanie P. Mcclelland, Kevin Morris, Jon B. Platt, Robert G. Bartner, Norman Tulchin, Stuart Thompson

Designer - Scott Pask

Choreographer - Casey Nicholaw

Costume - Ann Roth

Lighting Designer - Brian MacDevitt

Sound - Brian Ronan

Author - Trey Parker, Robert Lopez & Matt Stone

Lyrics By - Trey Parker, Robert Lopez & Matt Stone

Music By - Trey Parker, Robert Lopez & Matt Stone

Scenic Design - Scott Pask

Music Supervision / Vocal Arranger / Co-orchestrator - Stephen Oremus

Hair Design - Josh Marquette

Co-Orchestrator -  Larry Hocman

Dance Arrangements - Glen Kelly

UK Music Supervision - Nicolas Finlow

Production Management - Matt Towell

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