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South Park Creators Bringing ‘The Book of Mormon’ To Broadway In February 2011

The guys from South Park are back with a vengeance! That’s right! The Book of Mormon, a new musical from the creators of South Park and co-creator of the Tony Award winning musical, Avenue Q, is headed to Broadway in Feb 2011.

The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of Comedy Central’s landmark animated series, “South Park”.  Tony Award-winner Lopez is composer and co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q.  The world premiere production is choreographed by three-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and directed by Nicholaw and Parker.

Opening night is Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street).  Previews begin on February 24, 2011.  Tickets are currently on sale at www.bookofmormonbroadway.com

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