The wait is over! Tickets for The Book of Mormon at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre have gone on sale today! The award-winning musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator and songwriter for Frozen, Robert Lopez, will play from 18 January 2017.
The Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album. Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theater, it has played 253 consecutive weeks at more than 100% capacity on Broadway, 170 weeks at more than 100% capacity at theatres around the US, and sold out every single one of its 1225 performances thus far in London’s West End.
The London production opened in February 2013, winning four Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical. The Book of Mormon smashed box office records for the highest single day of sales in West End history. It has broken the house record at the Eugene O’Neill Theater more than 50 times and set 90 house records at 47 theatres around the US.
Book, Music and Lyrics are by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon has choreography by Casey Nicholaw, set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design by Brian Ronan, orchestrations by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus and music supervision and vocal arrangements by Stephen Oremus.
Image: Andrew Rannells in The Book of Mormon at the Eugene O’Neill Theater – photo by Joan Marcus