|By PR Newswire||
|March 29, 2011 12:01 PM EDT||
NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that the Emmy Award®-winning creators of South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, will be featured during "The Book of Mormon Radio," an exclusive special marking the Broadway debut of their new musical, The Book of Mormon.
"The Book of Mormon Radio" special will premiere on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 8:00 am ET on SiriusXM Stars Too, Sirius channel 108 and XM channel 139. The special will be rebroadcast on Sunday, April 3 beginning at 8:00 am ET.
Parker and Stone will be joined by the Tony Award®-winning co-creator Bobby Lopez, Avenue Q, producer Anne Garefino and co-director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw.
SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky will also interview the cast of the outrageous and critically-acclaimed Broadway musical to discuss the creative process behind the show and share backstage stories about "God's favorite musical."
The Book of Mormon is the new Broadway musical that follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, is choreographed by three-time Tony Award-nominee Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python's Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.
Stone and Parker have earned four Emmy Awards® and a Peabody Award for South Park, which is now in its 15th season. Their films include South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (Academy Award nomination for Best Song) and Team America: World Police.
Lopez co-created Avenue Q, earning the 2004 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score and a Grammy Award® nomination for Best Cast Album. He has also penned Finding Nemo: The Musical with his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez, as well as the Broadway-bound original musical Up Here, which will play the La Jolla Playhouse this year.
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