Hello! From the National Tour of The Book of Mormon
While you might think you know just everything about Luner on Theatre, we might still have just a few surprises up our sleeve! As we work to expand our blog over time, we are happy to start bringing you some coverage of the national tours moving about and around the country! And what a better way to start off this new series then with a Hello! from the national tour of the Tony Award winning musical, The Book of Mormon!
The Book of Mormon is a new original musical created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, known best for being the creators of South Park, and Robert Lopez, one of the masterminds behind Avenue Q. The musical follows the story of two Mormon missionaries, Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, as they are sent to Uganda on a mission to spread the word of the church. However, this is going to prove a lot harder then originally thought when you’re fighting poverty, famine, AIDS and the local warlord. After an epic meltdown, some serious imagination and belief in the heavenly father, Elder Price and Elder Cunningham prove themselves to the church after a serious mission filled with much success.
The musical received much praise upon opening on Broadway and went on to win 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical for 2011. Due to that success, the show has launched a national tour which most recently kicked off. Many wondered how the national tour could top or even come near the success of the Broadway production. The answer to that, besides the amazing amazing score and book the show has, was Gavin Creel starring in the leading role of Elder Price. The tour most recently kicked off in Denver and Luner on Theatre today is bringing you the information on the tour as well as some photos of this new tour.
As we previously mentioned, the tour has kicked off in Denver and is currently playing there until September 2nd. The production will then move to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, Des Moines, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Rochester, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Boston, Toronto, Buffalo, Cleveland and Washington D.C. coming to an end in summer 2013. For all the dates of performances in each city, be sure to check out the link to the official tour website at the bottom of the article.
Check out a picture of The Book of Mormon tour below!
Wanna do something truly incredible? Make sure you get the chance to check out The Book of Mormon! Now making its way across the United States spreading the word of the Mormon church and proving itself as God’s Favorite Musical. For more information, be sure to check out The Book of Mormon’s Official Tour Website! Be sure to check Luner on Theatre on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter as well! We are constantly updating these pages with information! And of course, check out the rest of Luner on Theatre for all your theatre news you don’t only need but want to know and so much more!