March 21, 2014 — SAN FRANCISCO – StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has become an official ticket partner for Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. In partnership with Telecharge, the primary ticket seller for The Book of Mormon on Broadway, StubHub will provide direct access to premium tickets, including exclusive ticket packages, marking the first time StubHub will directly distribute tickets for a Broadway show. Fans can purchase premium tickets at face value for the best seats in the house for all Broadway performances of The Book of Mormon. The exclusive ticket packages for the Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning show will come with a commemorative Book of Mormon book and tote bag for each ticket purchased on StubHub.
While Telecharge remains the official distribution channel for The Book of Mormon, the unique site integration between StubHub and Telecharge offers direct ticket access for StubHub buyers for Broadway’s most in-demand ticket.
“As we continue to develop partnerships to give StubHub users premium access to some of the most popular live events, the Broadway fan continues to remain top of mind,” said Chuck La Vallee, Head of Business Development, Music and Entertainment for StubHub. “As one of the world’s most acclaimed musicals and the hottest ticket on Broadway, The Book of Mormon is a natural fit to begin bringing these exclusive premium packages to our fans and the integration with Telecharge will allow us to do so in a particularly safe and seamless approach.”
The producers of The Book of Mormon said: “This partnership will ensure that the best seats for The Book of Mormon will be more accessible for the StubHub purchaser, who will now have direct access to The Book Of Mormon’s primary tickets. As the world’s largest ticket marketplace, StubHub reaches ticket buyers far beyond the traditional Broadway theatergoer. Customers who purchase tickets through the secondary markets know that StubHub is a secure and reliable way to purchase tickets and that the company provides peerless customer services – all of which will now be available for purchasing primary tickets for The Book Of Mormon.”
StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, enables fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovative tools and services. The company’s unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient and highly reliable environment. All transactions are processed and delivered by StubHub and backed by the company’s FanProtect Guarantee™. StubHub Labs is a division of StubHub, providing cross platform innovation to deliver the most comprehensive end-to-end user experience. Company partners include the San Francisco Giants and University of Texas, along with over 60 teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and NCAA, complemented with companies such as ESPN, AEG, Tickets.com, and Paciolan. StubHub is also the official naming rights partner of StubHub Center, a 125-acre major league sports venue in Southern California, home to MLS’ LA Galaxy and Chivas USA. For all of StubHub’s technology news, please visit their new technology blog here. Fans can follow StubHub at stubhub.com, on Facebook and on Twitter.
About The Book of Mormon
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 has broken the house record of Broadway’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre 49 times. The national tours of The Book of Mormon have broken 63 house records in 28 venues across the country.
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.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording for The Book of Mormon, winner of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on Ghostlight Records.
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