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MINNEAPOLIS—THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, returns to Minneapolis for a limited run May 10-29 at Hennepin Theatre Trust’s historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season. The production in Minneapolis is pleased to announce a pre-show ticket lottery, making a limited number of tickets available for $25 each, cash only, at the Orpheum Theater Box Office.
Ticket lottery entries will be accepted at the Orpheum lobby beginning two and a half hours before each performance. Each person will print their name and the number of tickets (1 or 2) they wish to purchase on a provided card. 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 and up to two tickets can be purchased per winner. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing and show valid ID to purchase tickets. Tickets are subject to availability.
THE BOOK OF MORMON producers are pleased to offer these low-priced ticket lottery seats for every city on the national tour.
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.
OFFICIAL LOTTERY TICKET INFORMATION:
A pre-show ticket lottery will be conducted at the Orpheum Theatre before every performance. A limited number of tickets will be made available for the lottery at $25 each, cash only. Entries will be accepted in the lobby beginning two and a half hours before each performance. Each person will print their name and the number of tickets (1 or 2) they wish to purchase on a provided card. Two hours before curtain, names will be drawn at random for the opportunity to purchase up to two tickets for $25 each. Only one entry is allowed per person. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing and show valid ID to purchase tickets. Tickets must be purchased by winners at the time of the drawing. Tickets are non-transferrable; re-selling of tickets obtained through the lottery is strictly prohibited. Limit one entry per person and two tickets per winner. Tickets are not transferable and subject to availability.
OTHER TICKET INFORMATION:
Performance dates are Tuesday, May 10 through Sunday, May 29 at the Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis. Performance times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.
Single tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON are on sale now and may be purchased in person at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Avenue), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org and by phone at (800) 982-2787. Ticket prices begin at $49, subject to change and availability. All prices include applicable facility fees. Additional charges may apply. There is a limit of eight tickets per person. Groups of 10 or more should call (612) 373-5665 or email MinneapolisGroups@BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com. Hennepin Theatre Trust strongly recommends only purchasing tickets through these authorized sources.
For more information, visit www.BookofMormonTheMusical.com.
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HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST, owner of the historic Orpheum, State, Pantages and New Century Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. The Trust is located in the WeDo™ MPLS Cultural District. Learn more at HennepinTheatreTrust.org and wedompls.org.
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Call (800) 982-2787 or visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org, all Ticketmaster locations or the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.