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THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Ticket Policy at Segerstrom Center, 5/13-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts and THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, are pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the Orange County engagement, May 13 - 25, 2014. The production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the Segerstrom Hall box office, making a limited number of tickets available for $25 each. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Begins Performances 5/13 at Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play Columbus at the Ohio Theatre May 13-25. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Stars Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt Set for Twitter Chat, April 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

We can't wait to say 'Hello' to the stars of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON -- live online! Nic Rouleau (Elder Price) and Ben Platt (Elder Cunningham) will participate in a Twitter chat on Friday, April 11 at 5 p.m. ET. Find THE BOOK OF MORMON on Twitter @BookofMormon. The chat will be marked by the hashtag #BOMCHAT. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Policy at PPAC; Performances Begin 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins April 29, 2014 at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, RI and plays a limited two-week engagement through May 11, 2014. THE BOOK OF MORMON is part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series. In Providence, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Will Return to Chicago in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Following its record-breaking 43-week engagement in the 13-14 season, THE BOOK OF MORMON will return to Chicago's Bank of America Theatre in 2015 for a strictly limited engagement from February 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015. (more...)

Eugene Lee Accepts USITT Distinguished Achievement Award in Scene Design
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

USITT honored Eugene Lee with its 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award in Scene Design Friday at its 54th Annual Conference & Stage Expo. (more...)

Shirley Prendergast Receives USITT 2014 Distinguished Achievement in Lighting Design Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Trail-blazing lighting designer Shirley Prendergast accepted the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design at USITT's 54th Annual Conference & Stage Expo on Thursday. (more...)

Bob McCarthy Receives USITT Distinguished Achievement in Sound Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Author and audio engineer Bob McCarthy received the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award in Sound Design at USITT's 54th Annual Conference & Stage Expo on Wednesday. (more...)

BWW Reviews: This BOOK OF MORMON Gets a Warm Welcome as It Rings The Bushnell's Doorbell
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 21, 2014

This tour is quite well done, with strong vocals for the leads. Evans nails 'I Believe' and Ncube shows a lovely soprano in her national tour debut. O'Neill, making his professional debut, shows solid comic ability as the awkward Cunningham (more...)

USITT Heads to Fort Worth for Cowboys, Culture, and Lots of Live Entertainment Technology, 3/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The United States Institute for Theatre Technology fills the Fort Worth Convention Center March 26-29, bringing some 5,000 live entertainment design and technology professionals and students to "the City of Cowboys and Culture." (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks Hippodrome House Record in Baltimore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Baltimore, MD for the week ending March 9 at the Hippodrome grossing $1,675,748.25. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour Announces Lottery for Boston Opera House Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record-breaking three-week run in the spring of 2013, has announced a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins April 1, 2014 at the Boston Opera House and plays a limited four week engagement through April 27, 2014. In Boston, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available for $25 apiece. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at Orpheum Theatre On Sale 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The producers of the national tour of the THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and The Orpheum Theatre announced today that single tickets will go on sale Friday, April 4th at 10:00 AM. Tickets will be available at The Orpheum Theatre Box Office (203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood (387 Perkins Road Ext., Memphis TN 38117), all Ticketmaster outlets (www.ticketmaster.com or 901.743.ARTS), by visiting the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com or by calling 901.525.3000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 901.529.4226. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Broadway Revival with Denzel Washington Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

Previews begin tonight, Saturday, March 8, at 8pm for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Opening night for A RAISIN IN THE SUN is Thursday, April 3 at 6:45pm. The 14-week limited engagement runs through Sunday, June 15. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 07, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Broadway Revival with Denzel Washington Begins Previews Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, at 8pm for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Opening night for A RAISIN IN THE SUN is Thursday, April 3 at 6:45pm. The 14-week limited engagement runs through Sunday, June 15. (more...)

Innovation Gallery & Stage to Showcase Cutting-Edge Entertainment Technology at USITT's 2014 Conference, 3/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Eleven cutting-edge entertainment technology companies will present their latest breakthroughs - from tiny gobos to compact audio monitors, to 3-D design software to LED tape - at USITT's Innovation Gallery & Stage, part of USITT's 2014 Annual Conference & Stage Expo March 26-29 in Fort Worth. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at Segerstrom Center On Sale 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The producers of the national tour of the THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Segerstrom Center for the Arts announced today that single tickets will go on sale Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST for the Orange County engagement from May 13 - 25, 2014. Single tickets, which start at $34.75, will be available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 15 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, May 24 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at Civic Theatre On Sale 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The producers of the national tour of the THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Broadway/San Diego announced today that single tickets will go on sale Friday, February 28th at 10am. Tickets will be available at the Civic Theatre box office (1100 Third Avenue), all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting BroadwaySD.com or by calling (619) 570.1100. Group orders of 20 or more may be placed by calling (619) 564-3011. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Takes In Over $2.8M in Atlanta; Breaks Record for Highest Grossing Week for a National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has shattered the record for the highest gross in history for a national tour. For the week ending 2/9/14, THE BOOK OF MORMON broke the house record at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, grossing $2,802,606.00. This milestone represents the highest eight performance gross in Broadway touring history. The show breaks a record previously set by WICKED in 2012. (more...)

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