The Mormons Are Heading To Brisbane And Adelaide

The Mormons Are Heading To Brisbane And Adelaide

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is headed to Brisbane and Adelaide.

The Tony®, Olivier®, Grammy® and Helpmann® award-winning show will begin performances at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on 16 March 2019 for a limited season, before it transfers to the Festival Theatre, Adelaide from 27 June 2019. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 7 August.

The ticket waitlist is now open at BookOfMormonMusical.com.au. Sign up to receive priority-booking information for your chance to see The Book of Mormon first in Brisbane and Adelaide. 

The Australian production of The Book of Mormon has notched up 615 performances (as of August 5, 2018) since opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on 17 January 2017 for a one year run, then moving to the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 27 February 2018, with every performance selling out.

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 production in the Princess Theatre’s 159-year history in Melbourne.

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

Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre, The Book of Mormon has played more than 380 consecutive weeks there, at more than 100% capacity (standing room adds additional capacity), and has broken the house record more than 50 times. Its successive North American touring companies have played to more than 100% capacity for a combined total of 3,768 performances and broken 104 house records at 57 theatres.

The London production opened in February 2013, winning four Olivier Awards®, including Best New Musical. The Book of Mormonsmashed box office records for the highest single day of sales in West End history and has sold out every single one of its 2,268 performances thus far in London’s West End. 

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.

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The Book of Mormon

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Brisbane from 16 March 2019

Festival Theatre, Adelaide from 27 June 2019

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Image: Ryan Bondy, A.J. Holmes and Australian Company of The Book Of Mormon. Photographer: Jeff Busby.

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