The Book of Mormon on move in 2019



THE Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Brisbane and Adelaide.

The Tony®, Olivier®, Grammy® and Helpmann® award-winning show will begin performances at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on March 16, 2019 for a limited season, before it transfers to the Festival Theatre, Adelaide from June 27, 2019. Tickets go on sale on August 7.

The Australian production of The Book of Mormon has notched up 615 performances since opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on January 17, 2017 for a one year run, then moving to the Sydney Lyric Theatre from February 27, 2018, with every performance selling out.

Winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, the Grammy® for Best Musical Theatre album and four Olivier Awards® including Best New Musical, The Book of Mormon set a record for the highest grossing on-sale of any musical theatre production in Sydney’s history with more than 45,000 tickets sold by the end of the first day of public sales, and is the highest grossing production in the Princess Theatre’s 159-year history in Melbourne.

At the 2017 Helpmann Awards, The Book of Mormon was crowned winner of the coveted Best Musical award, while Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw were awarded Best Direction of a Musical.

Since making its world premiere in March 2011 at New York’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre, The Book of Mormon has played more than 380 consecutive weeks there, at more than 100% capacity (standing room adds additional capacity), and has broken the house record more than 50 times. Its successive North American touring companies have played to more than 100% capacity for a combined total of 3,768 performances and broken 104 house records at 57 theatres.

The London production opened in February 2013, winning four Olivier Awards®, including Best New Musical.

The Book of Mormon smashed box office records for the highest single day of sales in West End history and has sold out every single one of its 2,268 performances thus far in London’s West End.

Book, Music and Lyrics are by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone.

Co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon has choreography by Casey Nicholaw, set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design by Brian Ronan, orchestrations by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus, and music supervision and vocal arrangements by Stephen Oremus.

The Book of Mormon is produced in Australia by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Important Musicals and John Frost.

Waitlist for tickets now at

Ryan Bondy, centre, as Elder Price, A.J. Holmes, far right, as Elder Cunningham and company in the Australian premiere of THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne. Photo by Jeff Busby

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