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The Book of Mormon coming to San Francisco Curran Theater

 

SAN FRANCISCO (February 15, 2012) – THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony
Awards including Best Musical and the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement at the SHN Curran Theatre beginning in
November 2012.

THE BOOK OF MORMON is the first show to be announced as part of the SHN 2012 – 2013
Season. The remaining four shows on the season will be announced at a later date.

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,
Best Music (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Lyrics (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez,
Matt Stone), Best Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) and Best Orchestrations (Larry
Hochman, Stephen Oremus); four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, Best
Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Actor in a Musical (Josh Gad) and Best
Director (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker) 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.

Currently, the only way to guarantee tickets for this strictly limited engagement of THE BOOK
OF MORMON, plus four additional shows is by becoming an SHN subscriber today by calling
(888) 746-1799 or visiting shnsf.com. Group and single ticket on sale will be announced at a
later date.

For more information: http://www.shnsf.com/shows/mormon
SHN Curran Theatre: 445 Geary Street (between Taylor & Mason)

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