WBEZ | The Book of Mormon Chicago http://www.wbez.org/tags/book-mormon-chicago Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: 'Book of Mormon' Chicago cast announced http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-11/daily-rehearsal-book-mormon-chicago-cast-announced-103753 <p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px; "><strong>- <em>The Book of Mormon</em> Chicago cast</strong></span></span> has been announced; <a href="http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/stage/16233721-421/book-of-mormon-announces-casting-for-chicago.html">according to the<em> Sun-Times</em></a>, Nic Rouleau will continue on as Elder Price, and Ben Platt, most recently seen in <em>Pitch Perfect</em>, will take on the role of Elder Cunningham. Additionally, James Vincent Meredith of Steppenwolf&#39;s ensemble <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-10-14/daily-rehearsal-united-states-improv-brackets-93149">and <em>Boss </em></a>has been cast as Mafala Hatimbi. The <em>Sun-Times</em> also notes that performances through March 3, 2013 are sold out, but<a href="http://www.BroadwayInChicago.com"> tickets are available </a>after that through when the production closes on June 2, 2013.</p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>- Here&#39;s a nice look</strong></span> at how <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-10/daily-rehearsal-george-wendt-leaves-odd-couple-due-medical-reasons">Marc Grapey</a> is doing taking over for George Wendt in <em>The Odd Couple</em>,<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ott-1109-odd-couple-preview-20121107,0,2368519.story"> via the <em>Tribune</em></a>.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- And a funny email from Hot Tix</strong></span></span>, re: the seemingly <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-05/daily-rehearsal-unmasked-ball-99696">always-being-extended</a> <em>Freud&#39;s Last Session</em>.</p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/freud%27s%20last%20really.jpg" style="height: 186px; width: 620px; " title="" /></div><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:16:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-11/daily-rehearsal-book-mormon-chicago-cast-announced-103753