BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Broadway favorite Matt Doyle will join the cast of Broadway's The Book of Mormon as 'Elder Price.' Doyle replaces Nic Rouleau, who on December 11 will leave to star in the second national tour, launching in Chicago.
Matt Doyle is a singer/songwriter based in New York City whose debut EP, “Daylight,” debuted in the Top 40 of the iTunes Pop Charts. He joined the original cast of Spring Awakening on Broadway at the age of 19. As an actor Matt continues to work on Broadway, appearing in the Tony-winning play War Horse last year) and is also known for his recurring role as Jonathan on The CW's “Gossip Girl.” Matt is a highly sought-after concert performer and has sung to sold-out audiences in New York's hottest venues, including Joe's Pub, (Le) Poisson Rouge and Feinstein's at the Regency.
THE BOOK OF MORMON 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 the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.
THE BOOK OF MORMON is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical; the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.
THE BOOK OF MORMON features 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.