The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London’s Novello Theatre is now extending its booking period until 14 October 2017, taking the show through to its 19th playing year in London. MAMMA MIA! will celebrate its 18th birthday in London on 6 April 2017.
The London cast of MAMMA MIA! stars Linzi Hateley as Donna Sheridan, Mazz Murray as Tanya, Jo Napthine as Rosie, Sanne den Besten as Sophie Sheridan, Richard Carson as Sky, Richard Trinder as Sam, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart as Bill, Jemma Revell as Ali, Amy Webb as Lisa, Filippo Coffano as Pepper and Jake Small as Eddie, with Sorelle Marsh playing the role of Donna Sheridan at certain performances.
Also in the cast are Craig Anthony-Kelly, Felipe Bejarano, Jonathon Bentley, Tabitha Camburn, Georgina Castle, Edward Chitticks, Adam Clayton-Smith, Louise Dalton, Ben Darcy, Stephen John Davis, Rebecca Giacopazzi, Katy Hards, Jennifer Hepburn, Robert Knight, Rebecca McKinnis, Samira Mighty, Stacey Leanne Mills, George Miller, Robbie Scotcher and Amy West.
From West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer’s ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise. To date, it has been seen by 60 million people in 50 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $2 billion at the box office. In 2011, it became the first Western musical ever to be staged in Mandarin in the People’s Republic of China. MAMMA MIA! is currently on its first ever UK Tour, receiving great critical and public acclaim.
MAMMA MIA! originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004. The musical re-opened at the Novello Theatre in 2012.
The London production of MAMMA MIA! has been seen by more than 10% of the entire UK population. The show has celebrated over 7,000 performances in London and has broken box office records in all three of its London homes.
Produced by Judy Craymer, MAMMA MIA! The Movie, starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, is the highest grossing live action musical film of all time.
With music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast. The production is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material & arrangements by Martin Koch.
Photo: Brinkhoff & Mögenburg