Book of Mormon's Robert Lopez Will Work on Episode of "South Park"

By Andrew Gans
and Adam Hetrick
18 Oct 2011

Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Tony Award winner Robert Lopez will help his Book of Mormon collaborators Trey Parker and Matt Stone write an episode of their Emmy-winning series "South Park."

Lopez, also a Tony winner for Avenue Q, posted on Twitter Oct. 18, "Going to LA tomorrow to help write an episode of South Park!"

"South Park" is now now in its 15th season.

Parker and Stone authored the Tony-winning hit musical Book of Mormon with Avenue Q songwriter Lopez. The Book of Mormon earned Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical. Co-directed by Parker and Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon began previews Feb. 24 and opened to critical acclaim March 24.



The Book of Mormon also picked up Tony Awards for Best Direction (Parker and co-director/choreographer Nicholaw), Best Performance by a Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt).

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