There’s something special on the way to London and it’s not long now until the Mormons arrive, well, Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s The Book Of Mormon opens at the Prince of Wales theatre on February 25th and we’re very happy to share some shots (above and below!) from the upcoming production with additional casting news! Plus, before you scroll down for more, click along here to hear from the creators last years as they talk about the production that they’ve co-created with Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez.
It’s also been announced that Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner will play Elder Price and Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon, they are currently leading the company in the Los Angeles production, which has broken all box office records at the Pantages Theatre.
Other cast members, announced today, 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.
And now, for all that important booking information! You can call the Prince of Wales Theatre Box Office on 0844 4825110 and the first booking period is 25th February – 1st June 2013.
The Book of Mormon is produced in the West End by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Important Musicals and Sonia Friedman Productions.