The Book of Mormon
Elder Price, a practically perfect young Mormon missionary who gets his comeuppance when faced with the problems of people living in a poor African village.
Rannells gets his big break in The Book of Mormon after stints as a replacement in the Broadway musicals Hairspray (as Link Larkin) and Jersey Boys (as Bob Gaudio).
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance
This is Rannells’ first Tony Award nomination.
Rannells has extensive experience as a voiceover artist, most notably in cartoons such as Sonic, Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh!
“The most amazing thing about this cast is that it’s a group of actors who are aware of just how special this show is and how fortunate we are to be a part of it.” —Rannells in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/11