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THE BOOK OF MORMON Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight

THE BOOK OF MORMON
BEGINS PERFORMANCES TONIGHT

OPENING NIGHT THURSDAY, MARCH 24
AT THE EUGENE O’NEILL THEATRE

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THE BOOK OF MORMON, the new Broadway musical from the creators of “South Park” and the co-creator of Avenue Q, begins performances tonight, Thursday, February 24 at 8:00 PM at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street).  Opening night is Thursday, March 24. 

THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of Comedy Central’s landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q.  The world premiere musical is choreographed by three-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and directed by Nicholaw and Parker. 

THE BOOK OF MORMON, which follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get, features Josh Gad as Elder Cunningham, Andrew Rannells as Elder Price, Nikki M. James as Nabalungi, Rory O’Malley as Elder McKinley and Michael Potts as Mafala Hatimbi, with Lewis Cleale, Scott Barnhardt, Justin Bohon, Darlesia Cearcy, Kevin Duda, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Brian Tyree Henry, Clark Johnsen, John Eric Parker, Benjamin Schrader, Michael James Scott, Brian Sears, Nick Spangler, Jason Michael Snow, Lawrence Stallings, Rema Webb, Maia Nkenge Wilson and Tommar Wilson. The production will also feature Graham Bowen, Ta’Rea Campbell, Jared Gertner, Tyson Jennette and Nick Spangler.

THE BOOK OF MORMON features set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Brian Ronan.  Orchestrations are by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus.  Music direction and vocal arrangements are by Stephen Oremus.  

Tickets ($137.00 - $59.00) are available at Telecharge.com, by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200 or in person at the Eugene O’Neill box office (230 West 49th Street). 

Performance schedule: 

Beginning February 24 
Monday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinee on Saturday at 2:00 PM.

Beginning March 28
Tuesday through Thursday at 7:00 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 and 8:00 PM, Sunday at 2:00 and 7:00 PM.

Beginning May 30
Tuesday through Thursday at 7:00 PM, Friday at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

Beginning September 5
Tuesday through Thursday at 7:00 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 and 8:00 PM, Sunday at 2:00 and 7:00 PM.

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