By Michael Gioia
and Adam Hetrick
16 Jul 2013
The L.A. stop on the tour, which was originally scheduled though Feb. 9, 2014, has been given an additional five weeks and will now play through March 16, 2014. The current tour cast includes Rouleau and Platt as Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, respectively, with Mercado as Nabulungi.
The Tony-winning musical was first seen at the Pantages in 2012 for a 12-week run as part of the first national tour that kicked off last year in Denver.
"South Park" creators-writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Tony-winning Avenue Q songwriter Robert Lopez collaborated on the script and score to the musical, which earned Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical.
The Book of Mormon has 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 Oremus.
The Book of Mormon also picked up Tony Awards for Best Direction (Parker and co-director/choreographer Casey 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).
For more information, visit BookOfMormonBroadway.com.