“THE BEST MUSICAL OF THIS CENTURY.
Heaven on Broadway! A celebration of the privilege
of living inside that improbable paradise called a musical comedy.”
Ben Brantley, THE NEW YORK TIMES
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
ANNOUNCES LOTTERY TICKET POLICY
PERFORMANCES BEGIN TUESDAY, MAY 31
AT OMAHA’S ORPHEUM THEATER
OMAHA, NEBRASKA (May 25, 2015) – Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a sold out engagement in 2013, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Tuesday, May 31 at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha and plays a limited six-day, eight-performance engagement through Sunday, June 5. In Omaha, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the Orpheum box office, 409 South 16th St., making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece. Tickets are cash only, no checks or credit cards, for this lottery.
The wildly popular lottery for the Broadway production has attracted as many as 800 entries at some performances. The producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON are pleased to offer low-priced lottery seats for every city on the National Tour.
Entries will be accepted at the box office at the Orpheum Theater beginning two and a half hours prior to each performance; each person will print their name and the number of tickets (1 or 2) they wish to purchase on a card that is provided. Two hours before curtain, names will be drawn at random for a limited number of tickets priced at $25 each. Only one entry is allowed per person. Cards are checked for duplication prior to drawing. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing and show valid ID to purchase tickets. Limit one entry per person and two tickets per winner. Tickets are subject to availability.
THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award®-winning creators of the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award®-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.
THE BOOK OF MORMON is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.
THE BOOK OF MORMON features 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 Stephen Oremus.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on Ghostlight Records.
Tickets, beginning at $35 also are available at the Ticket Omaha Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets, online at TicketOmaha.com; or by phone 402.345.0606. Group orders may be placed by calling 402.661.8516.
THE BOOK OF MORMON will play at Omaha’s Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., Tuesday, May 31, through Sunday, June 5, with performances on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit www.TicketOmaha.com, or visit the official THE BOOK OF MORMON website: www.BookofMormonTheMusical.com. Follow THE BOOK OF MORMON on Twitter and on Facebook. Follow Omaha Performing Arts on Facebook: OmahaPerformingArtsorg; Twitter: @OPerformingArts or You Tube: youtube.com/OmahaPerformingArts.