Mormons Continue on their Mission of Success

Joel Granger and Mormon Ensemble in THE BOOK OF MORMON. Image Jeff Busby
Joel Granger and Mormon Ensemble in THE BOOK OF MORMON. Image Jeff Busby

Book of Mormon will Head to Perth in September

Encore Brisbane Season in 2020

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, has announced it will head to Perth from 3 September 2019 and – due to unprecedented demand – return for an encore season in Brisbane in January 2020!

The award-winning show will begin performances at the Crown Theatre, Perth on 3 September 2019 for a limited season, following stand-out seasons already in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and soon-to-be in Adelaide in July.  Then, in from 3 January 2020 The Book of Mormon will return to Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC for its second season.

The Book of Mormon has notched up 816 Australian performances since opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in January 2017 for a one year run, before moving to the Sydney Lyric Theatre from February 2018 where it played for a further year.

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 set a record for the highest grossing on-sale of any musical theatre production in Sydney’s history with more than 45,000 tickets sold by the end of the first day of public sales, and is the highest grossing musical in the Princess Theatre’s 159-year history in Melbourne.

At the 2017 Helpmann Awards, The Book of Mormon was crowned winner of the coveted Best Musical award, while Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw were awarded Best Direction of a Musical.

Blake Bowden, Nyk Bielak and ensemble in THE BOOK OF MORMON. Image Jeff Busby
Blake Bowden, Nyk Bielak and ensemble in THE BOOK OF MORMON. Image Jeff Busby

Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre, where it won nine Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, The Book of Mormon has been performed on three continents and won over thirty international awards. The musical has smashed long-standing box office records in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney and cities across the U.S.

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 is produced in Australia by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Important Musicals and John Frost.

Contains explicit language.

The Book of Mormon

Perth
Crown Theatre from 3 September 2019

Brisbane
Lyric Theatre, QPAC until 31 May 2019
Returns from 3 January 2020

Tickets available now from bookofmormonmusical.com.au


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