The hit musical comedy The Book of Mormon has extended its booking period until 17 September 2016. This Olivier and Tony Award-winning production originally opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2013, receiving positive reviews from critics and audiences to ensure that it has lasted in the West End for the past three years.
Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, the plot follows two Mormon boys as they get sent on a mission to a place that is far, far away from Salt Lake City.While they struggle to bring the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to a community ravaged by War Lords and disease, the pair find their friendship and faith tested by the extreme situations they find themselves in.
The cast currently stars: KJ Hippensteel (Elder Price), Brian Sears (Elder Cunningham), Stephen Ashfield (Elder McKinley), Richard Lloyd-King (Mafala Hatimbi) and Alexandra Ncube (Nabulungi).
The Book of Mormon is written by the team behind South Park and features music, lyrics and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The production has been designed by Scott Pask, lighting by Brian MacDevitt, choreography by Casey Nicholaw, costumes by Ann Roth and sound by Brian Ronan.
It was nominated for six Olivier Awards, winning four for Best Choreography, Best Actor in a Musical (Gavin Creel) and Best New Musical.