THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Free Show for Fans Today
THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of this year's Tony for Best Musical, will present a free fan performance today at 2:00 PM. The entire theatre was offered to entrants of the BOOK OF MORMON lottery.
The ticket lottery for THE BOOK OF MORMON has attracted 300 to 400 people per performance. The producers, cast and creative team for THE BOOK OF MORMON agreed to offer a free ninth performance for the fans who have been lining up to see the critically acclaimed musical.
"We've seen so many people lining up for the lottery night after night," said "South Park" creator, Trey Parker. "For any fans who have been turned away, whether once or several times, we wanted to offer this free performance to give everyone a chance to see the show and to say thank you for your support of our work."
Winners were selected on Monday, June 13.
THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The world premiere musical is choreographed by three-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.
THE BOOK OF MORMON won 9 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, 12 Drama Desk Awards nominations, including Best Musical, 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.
THE BOOK OF MORMON stars 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, Brian Tyree Henry, Scott Barnhardt, Justin Bohon, Darlesia Cearcy, Kevin Duda, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Clark Johnsen, John Eric Parker, Benjamin Schrader, Michael James Scott, Brian Sears, Jason Michael Snow, Lawrence Stallings, Rema Webb, Maia Nkenge Wilson and Tommar Wilson. The production also features Graham Bowen, Ta'Rea Campbell, Jared Gertner, Tyson Jennette, Valisia LeKae, Douglas Lyons, 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 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).