Producers originally announced that The Book of Mormon would launch its U.S. tour in December 2012 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Buell Theatre. The engagement will now begin Aug. 14, 2012, for a run through Sept. 2 in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Caulkins has a slightly smaller seating capacity than the Buell.
Additional tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets go on sale Sept. 7 at 10 AM to Denver Center Attractions 2012 subscribers. A single ticket on-sale date has not been announced.
"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 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).