The show features Abba songs which are cleverly integrated into the story written by Catherine Johnson. Young Sophie who lives with her mother on a small Greek island is about to be married to Sky and wishes for her father to walk her down the aisle. However, she has a problem, who is her father? Her mother does not want to tell her and so Sophie reads her mother's diary and discovers the name of three men who could possibly be her dad. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding. The...
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Mamma Mia! Information
The international hit musical Mamma Mia! continues to run in London's West End at the Novello Theatre where it has been delighting audiences for 20 years after originally opening at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1999. Mamma Mia! tickets are available on London Theatre now.
Set on a Greek island paradise, the *Mamma Mia!* musical tells the story of the newly engaged Sophie who is determined to find out the identity of her father and invite them to her wedding. Without telling her mother Donna, she writes to the three possible candidates and they all arrive just in time to see her walk down the aisle. The only question is, which one of the three very different men is it?
As one of the world's most successful and recognisable musical titles, it leaves audiences on their feet night after night and has now been seen by over 54 million people around the world. Featuring a host of hit ABBA songs including “Money Money Money,” “Take a Chance on Me,” “Does Your Mother Know,” and “The Winner Takes it All,” this irresistibly funny musical comedy follows an original story of love, friendship and the search for identity accompanied by a score of some of the most recognisable and uplifting pop music ever written.
Mamma Mia! London began previews on 23rd March 1999, with an official opening on 6th April 1999. Mamma Mia! returns at the Novello Theatre from 25 August.
The Mamma Mia! running time at the Novello Theatre in the West End is 2 hours 35 minutes, including an interval.
Don't miss your chance to see the original London production featuring an incredibly talented cast of performers and musicians who bring this colourful and exciting story to life. Fans of the 2008 movie musical will be delighted to see the show in its original form, so escape to this idyllic island paradise and enjoy the West End's greatest party, and you'll be thanking ABBA for the music.
Tickets to Mamma Mia! are available now. Book your Mamma Mia! tickets on London Theatre today.
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This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.
Mamma Mia! Songlist
- "Overture/Prologue" - Sophie
- "Honey, Honey" - Sophie, Ali, & Lisa
- "Money, Money, Money" - Donna, Tanya, Rosie, Pepper, & Ensemble
- "Thank You for the Music" - Sophie, Sam, Harry, & Bill
- "Mamma Mia" - Donna & Ensemble
- "Chiquitita" - Donna, Tanya & Rosie
- "Dancing Queen" - Donna, Tanya & Rosie
- "Lay All Your Love on Me" - Sky, Sophie, & Male Ensemble
- "Super Trouper" - Donna, Tanya, Rosie & Female Ensemble
- "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" - Female Ensemble
- "The Name of the Game" - Sophie & Bill
- "Voulez-Vous" - Ensemble
- "Entr'acte" - Orchestra
- "Under Attack" - Sophie & Ensemble
- "One of Us" - Donna
- "SOS" - Donna & Sam
- "Does Your Mother Know" - Tanya, Pepper & Ensemble
- "Knowing Me, Knowing You" - Sam
- "Our Last Summer" - Harry & Donna
- "Slipping Through My Fingers" - Donna & Sophie
- "The Winner Takes It All" - Donna
- "Take a Chance on Me" - Rosie & Bill
- "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" - Sam, Donna & Company
- "I Have a Dream" - Sophie
Mamma Mia! is set on the Greek island of Kalokairi where 20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry her fiancé, Sky. As she dreams of her perfect wedding she wants her father to give her away, the only problem is she's never met him...After stealing her mother Donna's diary she narrows the options down to three men and writes to each of them inviting them to her dream wedding, without telling Donna her plan.
Cast and creative
By: Catherine Johnson
Songs by: Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus. And some songs by Stig Anderson.
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Producer: Judy Craymer, Richard East and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal
Cast list: Mazz Murray, Emma Mullen, Richard Trinder, Neil Moors, Stephen Beckett, Sophie Matthew, Josie Benson, Gemma Goggin, Jack Danson, Tegan Bannister, Michael Nelson, Alexandros Beshonges, Natalie Langston, Natasha Agnew, Chloe Ames, Gemma Atkins, Chloe-Jo
By: rnes, Nicole Carlisle, Angus Good, Natalie Jayne Hall, Lauren Hampton, James Humpleman, Morgan Jackson, Frankie Jones, Grace Moorhouse, Jodie Nolan, Dan O’Brien, George Olney, Michael Storrs, Kyle Turner, Michael Tyler, Simon Willmont and Alex Woodward.
Design: Mark Thompson
Lighting: Howard Harrison
Choreography: Anthony Van Laast
Latest Mamma Mia! News & Features
Mamma Mia! is about women supporting women. Despite involving a wedding, the ABBA-scored jukebox musical is a rare example of a story that is not about a woman’s quest to find a man. In fact, it’s really about three lifelong friends who get together to support each other, and that’s one of the many reasons audiences have flocked to Mamma Mia! for 23 years and counting at the Novello Theatre in London. “We're also one of those rare shows that celebrates winners,” said Mazz Murray, who stars as...
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Following the news that the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! will reopen this summer, the full reopening cast has been announced. Mamma Mia! will resume performances at the Novello Theatre from 25 August, with Mamma Mia! tickets are on sale now. on sale now.Mazz Murray will continue in the role of Donna, previously playing the role when theatres shut down in March 2020. Emma Mullen will make her West End debut as Sophie, previously starring in the UK and international tour of Mamma Mia! Richard...
After a year of suspended shows, Mamma Mia! will reopen at the Novello Theatre later this year. Mamma Mia! performances will resume from 25 August, continuing its West End run of over two decades.In a tweet from Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, the Novello will return with Mamma Mia! starring Mazz Murray and Emma Mullen.Murray will continue in the role of Donna Sheridan, previously playing the part before theatres were forced to shut in March 2020. As well as Mamma Mia!, Murray's...
Packed with ABBA's greatest hits and now a global movie phenomenon, how can we resist Mamma Mia!, the original musical? Set on the sunny Greek island of Kalokairi, this upbeat, easygoing show sees a young woman discover family secrets just before her wedding day. Walking down the aisle has never been so dramatic.For over 20 years, West End audiences have unleashed their inner "Dancing Queen" and said "Thank You For The Music" at the Novello Theatre. One of London's longest-running musicals, it's...
The long-running ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! will play an extended booking period at the Novello Theatre, it has been confirmed. Performances will now run to 2 Oct. 2021, with the musical achieving its 22 year anniversary.Set to ABBA tracks including "Voulez Vous", "Take A Chance On Me" and "Dancing Queen", Mamma Mia! follows Sophie as he prepares to marry her fiance, Sky. Inviting her three potential fathers to the island without her mother knowing, a battle ensues for the chance to walk...
The hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! has confirmed to The Stage newspaper that it has released all of its West End cast and stage management from their contracts, in light of the continuing Covid-19 shutdown.With continuing uncertainty of when West End venues will be able to reopen without social distancing measures in place and no update on timing expected until November, this move is the latest development as long-running shows prepare for continued disruption.It has been reported that Mamma Mia!...
A new lead has been announced for the West End production of Mamma Mia after the cast member playing Sophie Sheridan was forced to leave the show citing ill health.Georgia Louise had been playing Sophie since 11th June 2018, but announced her departure from the show on Monday stating that her asthma left her "frequently hospitalised and left unable to perform".In a statement she posted on Twitter, she thanked everyone in the production for their support, and added that she "looks forward to...