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The Book of Mormon extends booking to 20 August 2016
The show originally opened on 21 March 2013, following previews from 25 February to mainly positive reviews from the popular press, with many praising its original concept and polished production: "Cleverly written...enormously enjoyable" (Londontheatre.co.uk); "Decadent and self-indulgent musical" (Telegraph); "mildly amusing" (Guardian); "Loved it" (Independent).
The musical currently stars KJ Hippensteel (Elder Price), Brian Sears (Elder Cunningham), Stephen Ashfield (Elder McKinley), Richard Lloyd-King as (Mafala Hatimbi) and Asmeret Ghebremichael (Nabulungi).
The Book Of Mormon 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 - Uganda. As they attempt to bring the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to a community ravaged by War Lords and disease, the pair find their friendship and faith tested by the extreme situations they find themselves in.
The musical is written by the team behind 'South Park' and has book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. It is directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, designed by Scott Pask, lighting by Brian MacDevitt, choreography by Casey Nicholaw, costumes by Ann Roth, sound by Brian Ronan. It is produced in the West End by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin and Sonia Friedman Productions.
The Book Of Mormon was nominated for six Olivier Awards, taking home four including the awards best Best Choreography, Best Actor in a Musical (Gavin Creel) and Best New Musical.
We currently have a No Booking Fee Offer for The Book of Mormon, valid on all performances until 20 August 2016, excluding Saturday 7, 14, 21 and 28 May (book by 23 May 2016). Buy tickets to see the show by clicking here.