The Book of Mormon, Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez's hit musical, is heading to Manchester it has been confirmed.
The show trailed the announcement last week in a tweet, and tickets are now on sale for the show, which begins performances at the Palace Theatre Manchester on Thursday 6 June 2019.
First staged in 2011, Parker, Lopez and Stone's piece follows two Mormon missionaries as they try to convert the citizens of a remote Ugandan village to Mormonism. The show had its West End premiere in 2013, going on to win four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor in a Musical. It is co-directed by Parker and Casey Nicholaw with design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting by Brian Macdevitt and sound by Brian Ronan.
The show bagged a four-star review from WhatsOnStage when it first opened in the West End and continues to run at the Prince of Wales Theatre, where it is booking until February 2019.