Jake Emmerling of ‘Book of Mormon’ talks theater and life on the road as the tour lands at the Dr. Phillips Center

By : Jeremy Williams
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Jake Emmerling

You may not think there are any similarities between the outrageous animated TV series South Park and the family-friendly Disney film Frozen aside from they are both animated, but they do share another connection. Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creative team behind South Park, and Robert Lopez, composer of those infectious Frozen songs, are the names behind one of Broadway’s most successful musicals, Book of Mormon.

Book of Mormon was a juggernaut when it opened on Broadway in 2011. The show went on to win nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, a Grammy for the Broadway cast album and spawned two massively successful national tours. Book of Mormon is now back in Central Florida with a run at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando playing now through Dec. 17.

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