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Orpheum Theatre Memphis: 'THE BOOK OF MORMON' ticket sales begin April 4, 2014

"The Book of Mormon" Poster
"The Book of Mormon" Poster
THE BOOK OF MORMON First National Tour. © Joan Marcus, 2013

The award winning musical, "The Book of Mormon" is schedule to open at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis on June 24, 2014. This show, which has won nine Tony Awards, including "Best Musical," is scheduled to run through June 29, 2014.

Book of Mormon Poster
Book of Mormon

In an announcement from the show's producers, single tickets will go on sale Friday, April 4, 2014, and can be purchased online at the Orpheum Theatre, at the box office at 203 Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, by calling, 901.525.3000, at The Booksellers at Laurelwood (387 Perkins Road Ext., Memphis Tenn. 38117), or all Ticketmaster outlets (901-743-ARTS). Group tickets of 15 or more may be purchased by calling 901-529-4226.

In a release by the producers of the show and the Memphis Orpheum Theatre, the musical is chronicled.

"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 the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.

THE BOOK OF MORMON is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.

THE BOOK OF MORMON features set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Brian Ronan. Orchestrations are by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus. Music direction and vocal arrangements are by Stephen Oremus.

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on Ghostlight Records.

DESCRIPTION: Winner of 9 Tony Awards ® Including Best Musical. Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “The best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “The funniest musical of all time.” From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it’s The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony® Awards including Best Musical. Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “A crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” For more information, please visit Disclaimer: Contains explicit language.

The Orpheum Theatre is located at 203 S. Main Street, Memphis Tenn. 38103, and the show dates and times are:

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 26, 2014 7:30 PM
Friday, June 27, 2014 8:00 PM
Saturday, June 28, 2014 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 28, 2014 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 29, 2014 1:00 PM
Sunday, June 29, 2014 6:00 PM

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