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March 16, 2011 11:46 ET

TicketNetwork Advisory -- The Book of Mormon Is a Hit on Broadway

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - The Book of Mormon is fast becoming a Broadway favorite. Although the musical is only in previews, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre has been nearly filled or over-filled since the show began.

The Book of Mormon is the newest offering from the creators of South Park, the Comedy Central favorite produced by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The duo teamed up with Robert Lopez, the Tony Award-winning writer of Off-Broadway hit Avenue Q, to create Broadway's most irreverent musical. The production tells the story of a pair of Mormon missionaries who are dispatched to spread the word of God in Uganda. Josh Gad (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Love and Other Drugs) stars as Elder Cunningham, while Broadway veteran Andrew Rannells (Jersey Boys, Hairspray) stars as Elder Price.

The musical has been warmly received by audiences since previews began on February 24, 2011. The show is set to open March 24, 2011, kicking off an open run on Broadway.

According to data from the TicketNetwork exchange*, the average ticket price for The Book of Mormon tickets on Broadway is $196.03.

*As of 3/15/2011 1:00 p.m. EDT. Prices may fluctuate based on market demand.

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