Podcast with The Book of Mormon’s JAMES VINCENT MEREDITH
Steppenwolf ensemble member James Vincent Meredith discusses his role in the mega hit musical The Book of Mormon and other highlights from his remarkable career on stage, screen and television.
Mr. Meredith’s biography includes: Broadway: Superior Donuts. Off Broadway: The Bluest Eye (Duke and Steppenwolf). Chicago: Pain and the Itch, Crucible, Carter’s Way, Tempest, Clybourne Park, The March (Steppenwolf, ensemble member), Othello, Duchess of Malfi (Writers’), Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure, Much Ado About Nothing (Chicago Shakespeare),Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting (Lookingglass), Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, King Lear (Piven, ensemble member). TV: Law and Order SVU, Prison Break, Detroit 187,Chicago Code, The Mob Doctor, and Alderman Ross on BOSS. Love to Cathy.
Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record-breaking run in 2013, returns to Orlando for a limited engagement December 26 – January 4 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, October 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Dr. Phillips Center box office located at 155 East Anderson Street in downtown Orlando, by visiting DrPhillipsCenter.org or by calling 844.513.2014. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 407.455.5550. Ticket prices start at $38.75.
THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics byTrey 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.
For more information, visit www.BookofMormonTheMusical.com.