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Gad, James are in the ‘Book’

Actors, design team announced for 'Mormon'

Josh Gad (“Love and Other Drugs”), Nikki M. James (“The Wiz,” “All Shook Up”) and Andrew Rannells (“Jersey Boys”) are among the thesps cast in “The Book of Mormon,” the incoming Broadway tuner from the creatives of “South Park” and “Avenue Q.”

Rory O’Malley and Michael Potts (“Grey Gardens”) also are among the actors on board for the comedy, which centers on Mormon missionaries in Africa.

Design team includes Scott Pask (sets), Ann Roth (costumes), Brian MacDevitt (lights) and Brian Ronan (sound).

Produced by Scott Rudin, “Mormon” begins preview Feb. 24 ahead of a March 24 opening at the Eugene O’Neill Theater.

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