Matt Doyle, Spring Awakening and War Horse actor will take over as Elder Price in the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of The Book of Mormon. He succeeds Nic Rouleau, who exits the New York company to open a new Chicago staging of the musical.
A start date for Doyle has not been announced. The current cast features Tony Award winner Nikki M. James as Nabulungi, Will Blum as Elder Cunningham, Tony nominee Rory O’Mally as Elder McKinley and Michael Potts as Mafala Hatimbi.
Co-directed by Parker and Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon opened to critical acclaim March 24, 2011, at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. Both earned Tony Awards for their work and repeat their duties for the tour.
The Book of Mormon has 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.