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'South Park' creators head to Broadway

Nov. 12, 2010 at 5:24 PM

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Tickets to "The Book of Mormon," a new Broadway musical from the creators of "South Park," are being sold first to fans of the animated series.

The show is set to open March 24 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in Manhattan. Previews are slated to begin Feb. 24.

Tickets for "The Book of Mormon" are currently on sale exclusively at SouthParkStudios.com. They will go on sale to the general public Nov. 19, producers of the stage musical said.

The show 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 Comedy Central's animated series, "South Park." Tony Award-winner Lopez is composer and co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, "Avenue Q."

"Mormon's" 22-member cast will be announced shortly, its producers said.

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