Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK and international tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, launching at Manchester’s Palace Theatre next month.
The tour will be led by Kevin Clay as Elder Price and Connor Peirson as Elder Cunningham, who both reprise their respective roles in the show having previously played the characters in the Broadway and US touring productions.
Principal casting also includes Nicole-Lily Baisden as Nabulungi, William Hawksworth as Elder McKinley, Ewen Cummins as Mafala Hatimbi, Johnathan Tweedie as Joseph Smith and Thomas Vernal as the General.
The full company also includes Sanchia Amber Clarke, Jed Berry, David Brewis, Melissa Brown-Taylor, Chinasa, Tre Copeland-Williams, George Crawford, Jordan Lee Davies, Jemal Felix, Patrick George, Isaac Hesketh, M-Jae Cleopatra Isaac, Evan James, Alex James-Hatton, Nicole Louise, Fergal McGoff, Jesus Reyes Ortiz, Lawrence Rowe, Lukin Simmonds, Chomba S Taulo, Brad Veitch, Tommy Wade-Smith, Sharon Wattis and Jacob Yarlett.
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone’s outrageous comedy follows two mormon missionaries placed in a remote Ugandan village as they try to convert the local villagers to Mormonism. The musical opened on Broadway in 2011 before crossing the Atlantic to London in 2013, where it is still running at the Prince of Wales Theatre. The show bagged four Olivier Awards when it arrived in the UK including Best New Musical.
THE BOOK OF MORMON is co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw with design by Scott Pask, costumes by Ann Roth, lighting by Ryan Macdevitt and sound by Brian Ronan.
THE BOOK OF MORMON runs at Manchester’s Palace Theatre from 6th June to 10th August before visiting Sunderland from 28th August to 7th September. Further tour dates are to be announced. Tickets are on sale now.