The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London
With 9 Tony Awards to its name and the New York Times proclaiming it “the best musical of this century”, The Book of Mormon finally doorsteps its way into London.
Now running at the Prince of Wales Theatre, The Book of Mormon is the smash-hit musical by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone plus Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez.
The show stars Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner who play Elder Price and Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon. Other cast members include Mark Anderson, Stephen Ashfield, Benjamin Brook, Daniel Buckley, Daniel Clift, Ashley Day, Terry Doe, Candace Furbert, Patrick George, Nadine Higgin, Tyrone Huntley, Evan James, Chris Jarman, Michael Kent, Alexia Khadime, Matt Krzan, Oliver Liddert, Daniel McKinley, Luke Newton, Terel Nugent, Haydn Oakley, Olivia Phillip, Lucy St. Louis, Giles Terera, Kayi Ushe, Tosh Wanogho-Maud and Liam Wrate.
Gavin Creel has previously appeared in the West End as Claude in Hair at the Gielgud Theatre and as Bert in Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre. Creel received Tony Award nominations for his roles in the Broadway productions of Hair and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Jared Gertner will make his West End debut in The Book of Mormon. He was a member of the original Tony Award®-winning Broadway company and has previously been seen on stage in Spelling Bee at the Circle in the Square Theatre and in Ordinary Days at the Roundabout Theatre. Gertner has also been seen on TV in Ugly Betty and The Good Wife.
The Book of Mormon comes from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album, follows a pair of Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s a long way from Salt Lake City.
Book, Music and Lyrics are by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, 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 BEST MUSICAL OF THIS CENTURY” New York Times
“BLISSFULLY ORIGINAL, IRREVERENT, OUTSPOKEN AND HILARIOUS” New York Daily News
“A SPECTACULAR, RATHER PERFECT BROADWAY MUSICAL” Entertainment Weekly
Theatre: Prince of Wales Theatre