THE BOOK OF MORMON Broadway and Touring Productions Celebrate Milestones This Week
The Book Of Mormon is doing something incredible! This weekend, the nine-time Tony Awards winner marks two major milestones on Broadway and on National Tour.
The Broadway production of The Book of Mormon celebrates its 8th Anniversary today, Sunday, March 24 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street), where it is the longest running show in the theatre's history, and has broken the house record over 50 times.
The Book Of Mormon Jumamosi Tour, currently at the DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI, played its 2,500th performance with the matinee on Saturday, March 23. Since beginning performances in 2012, The Book of Mormon Jumamosi Tour has played across North America and, combined with Latter Day (a second North American tour), has broken 105 house records at 58 different venues.
The London production, which opened on March 21, 2013, won four Olivier Awards including Best Musical. The Book of Mormon smashed London box office records for the highest single day of sales in West End history, and this production has filled every single seat of its 2,532 performances thus far at The Prince of Wales Theatre.
The Australian production of The Book of Mormon, currently in Brisbane, is the winner of the coveted 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Musical. It has performed for over 500 packed houses since opening on January 17, 2017, and broke the house record for the highest selling on-sale period of any production in the 159-year history of Melbourne's Princess Theatre.
The Book Of Mormon is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.
The Book Of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The production is choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. The show also 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.