New Musical Book of Mormon Now Offering "South Park" Fan Presale

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10 Nov 2010

Tickets for The Book of Mormon, from the creators of "South Park," are currently on sale exclusively for "South Park" fans at SouthParkStudios.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Nov. 19 at 10 AM ET.

The new musical comedy Book of Mormon will begin previews Feb. 24, 2011, at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for March 24. The 22-member cast will be announced shortly.

Mormon was penned by "South Park" co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker and Avenue Q Tony winner Robert Lopez. Parker will co-direct the production with The Drowsy Chaperone's Casey Nicholaw, who is also choreographing.

Lead producers are Scott Rudin and Anne Garefino; the latter is the executive producer of "South Park."

Book of Mormon, according to a recent New York Post story, "follows two young Mormon missionaries who are shipped off to a dangerous part of Uganda to spread the good word. Their adventures are told alongside the story of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon church."