An additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Melbourne production of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 17 January at 7pm at the Princess Theatre. This will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit. All tickets for this special preview will cost only $20.00, and go on sale at 10am on Monday 9 January.
Tickets for this preview performance are only available through the Princess Theatre box office which will open at 10am on Monday 9 January. Fans are encouraged to queue up as early as possible since tickets will be allocated on a strictly ‘first in-best dressed’ basis. Up to two tickets may be purchased per customer and valid ID must be shown during the transaction (this ID will be used for identification on the day of the performance). All tickets are subject to availability and cannot be re-sold.
Winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, the Grammy® for Best Musical Theatre album and four Olivier Awards® including Best New Musical, The Book of Mormon has already broken the house record for the highest selling on sale period of any production in the Princess Theatre’s 159-year history.
The Book of Mormon cast is led by Ryan Bondy as Elder Price and A.J. Holmes as Elder Cunningham, direct from playing the roles on Broadway, in the West End and across America. They are joined by Zahra Newman as Nabalungi (Miss Julie, The Mountaintop), Bert LaBonté as Mafala (Richard III, Pippin) and Rowan Witt as Elder McKinley (Into the Woods, South Pacific). Other cast includes Daniel Assetta, Blake Bowden (Elder Price Standby), Andrew Broadbent (Price’s Dad/ Joseph Smith/ Mission President), Camille Eanga–Selenge, Donell James Foreman, Eddie Grey, Phyre Hawkins, Antwaun Holley, Matt Holly, Todd Jacobsson, Jay James-Moody (Elder Cunningham Standby), Justin Lonesome, Mitchell Mahony, Loredo Malcolm, Joshua Mulheran, Morgan Palmer, Elenoa Rokobaro, Joshua Russell, Ryan Sheppard, CoCo Smith, Timothy Springs, Cessalee Stovall, Augustin Aziz Tchantcho (General), Teddy Trice, Brinie Wallace and Jamaal Wilson.
Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theater, The Book of Mormon 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. In Australia it has already broken the house record for the highest selling on sale period of any production in the Princess Theatre’s 159-year history.
Book, Music and Lyrics are by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw, 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.
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Princess Theatre, 163 Spring Street, Melbourne
Performances from: 17 January 2017
Opening Night: 4 February 2017
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