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The latest Broadway talent to visit Springfield will be Robert Lopez, a co-writer of "The Book of Mormon," according to a report in Playbill. Lopez apparently has penned a new song that will be performed on the April 29 episode, titled "A Totally Fun Thing Bart Will Never Do Again."
Playbill reports that the episode will take place on a cruise ship with guest star Steve Coogan as a cruise director.
Lopez co-wrote the music, lyrics and book for "Mormon." He also co-wrote the songs for the musical "Avenue Q."
His co-writers on "Mormon" are
Other Broadway-themed "Simpsons" episodes include a parody of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" that aired on
"The Book of Mormon" will launch a national tour this summer in Denver. The tour will stop in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theatre for a 12-week run starting in September.