BILLY HARRIGAN TIGHE AND A.J HOLMES JOIN THE BOOK OF MORMON, LONDON

Date posted: Monday 14 July 2014

Press Release
The Book of Mormon

From 28 July 2014, the cast of the Olivier Award-winning The Book of Mormon, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London, will be led by Billy Harrigan Tighe as Elder Price and A.J. Holmes as Elder Cunningham.



 

The full cast continues to include Alexia Khadime, Stephen Ashfield, Kevin Harvey, Hugo Harold Harrison, and Chris Jarman with Mark Anderson, Benjamin Brook, Daniel Clift, Christopher Copeland, Ashley Day, Keisha T Fraser, Patrick George, Nadine Higgin, Evan James, Aisha Jawando, Michael Kent, Sia Kiwa, Joshua Liburd, Daniel MacKinlay, David McMullan, Felix Mosse, Tanya Nicole-Edwards, Terel Nugent, David O’Reilly, Lucy St. Louis, Ashley Samuels, Rhys Taylor, Kayi Ushe, Michael Vinsen and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.

Billy Harrigan Tighe’s theatre credits include: Pippin (Music Box Theatre on Broadway), Fiyero in Wicked (US National Tour), Jean-Michel in La Cage Aux Folles, Link in Hairspray (Marriott Theatre), Potsie in Happy Days (Goodspeed Opera House), Ren in Footloose (La Comedia) and Dreamgirls (North Carolina Theatre).

A. J. Holmes’s theatre credits include: Elder Cunningham in all three North American companies of The Book of Mormon, Frederick in Young Frankenstein (US National Tour) and Henry in Next To Normal (Arizona Theatre Co. & SJ Rep.). A.J. also composes for StarKid Productions (Twisted, A Very Potter Musical and Me and My Dick).

From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album, follows a pair of Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s a long way from Salt Lake City.

The London production won four Olivier Awards in April 2014 including Best New Musical.

Book, Music and Lyrics are by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon has choreography by Casey Nicholaw, set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design by Brian Ronan, orchestrations by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus and music supervision and vocal arrangements by Stephen Oremus.