Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S JAKE EMMERLING

After six years, original THE BOOK OF MORMON tour cast member JAKE EMMERLING returns to SHOWBIZ CHICAGO to reflect on how being involved with this juggernaut has impacted his life. Jake’s last performance will be December 2, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000 and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com

Jake is the longest-time cast member in THE BOOK OF MORMON (he’s been with the show for SIX YEARS, going to over 92 cities and performing for over 5 million audience members).

Past credits include: Regional: South Pacific(Cable), West Side Story (Snowboy) and Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio). Thanks to his friends, family, educators, and the BOM creative team. Proud Shenandoah Conservatory grad and Derry, PA native.

THE BOOK OF MORMON

Back by popular demand for a fourth engagement, THE BOOK OF MORMON returns to Chicago for a limited two-week engagement November 20 – December 2, 2018 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph).

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.

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TICKET INFORMATION

Individual tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) range from $45 – $125 with a select number of premium seats available. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000 and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

ABOUT BROADWAY IN CHICAGO

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