Book of Mormon Star Josh Gad to Depart Show on June 6
No permanent replacement has been named for Gad. His current understudy is Jared Gertner.
Gad will be starring in the upcoming NBC series, 1600 Penn alongside Bill Pullman, and in the new film jOBS as Apple founder Steve Wozyniak, alongside Ashton Kutcher and Matthew Modine.
The show, which won nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw, who also serves as the production's choreographer, and is co-written by Parker, Matt Stone, and Robert Lopez.