SAFC star Luke O'Nien among famous faces spotted at Book of Mormon show at Sunderland Empire

SAFC star Luke O’Nien was among the famous faces who attended the press night of Book of Mormon at Sunderland Empire.

Monday, 20th April 2020, 10:28 am
Luke O'Nien at Book of Mormon

Broadway’s smash-hit musical, written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is making its North East debut at the Empire, where it’s running until September 14.

And a host of well-known footballers and cricketers, including Luke O’Nien from SAFC and Durham cricketers Nathan Rimmington, Peter Handscomb and James Franklin, were among the crowds who were there to welcome its arrivalThe award-winning show follows a pair of Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s a long way from their home in Salt Lake City.Trey Parker and Matt Stone are the creators of the Emmy and Peabody award-winningTV show, South Park and the feature films South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Team America: World Police.

Durham cricketer James Franklin

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Durham cricketer Peter Handscomb, right, and guest
Cricketer Nathan Rimmington and guest
BBC presenter Jeff Brown
Luke O'Nien and guests