Book of Mormon Cast to Sign Original Broadway Cast Recording at Eugene O'Neill Theatre May 17
The musical has been written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Tony Award winner Robert Lopez. It follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. The production is co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw, who also serves as the production's choreographer.
The Book of Mormon recently won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, and has also been nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including Best Musical; 12 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical; 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.
The company features Josh Gad as Elder Cunningham, Andrew Rannells as Elder Price, Nikki M. James as Nabalungi, Rory O'Malley as Elder McKinley, Michael Potts as Mafala Hatimbi, along with Scott Barnhardt, Justin Bohon, Ta'rea Campbell, Darlesia Cearcy, Kevin Duda, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Brian Tyree Henry, Tyson Jennette, John Eric Parker, Jason Michael Snow, Benjamin Schrader, Michael James Scott, Brian Sears, Lawrence Stallings, Rema Webb, Maia Nkenge Wilson and Tommar Wilson.
As previously reported, Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording for The Book of Mormon digitally on Tuesday, May 17 and physically on Tuesday, June 7. However, the CD, which features color photos, complete lyrics and liner notes from Frank Rich, will be available for purchase at the May 17 signing. From Noon to 3:30 PM, the recording will be available for $25 in the lobby at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre for cash and credit card purchases and on the waiting line for cash purchases.
There is no limit in number of CDs that can be purchased; however, only one CD per person will be allowed for the signing. Cast will sign CDs as time permits and the line for the signing will be cut off at a certain point. Purchase of the CD does not guarantee signing.