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Mamma Mia! announce cast changes from 9 Feb 2004
Mamma Mia! has announced cast changes from 9 Feb 2004: Vivien Parry (Donna Sheridan), Marcus D'Amico (Sam Carmichael), Dean Stobbart (Sky), Lara Mulcahy (Rosie), Robert Hands (Harry Bright), Dale Rapley (Bill Austin), Kieran Jay (Pepper), Louise Raven (Ali) and Kelly Price (Lisa) are joining the sixth London cast. Alexandra Jay (Sophie Sheridan), Kim Ismay (Tanya) and Jamie Wilkin (Eddie) are all continuing with the show for another year.
Mamma Mia! , based on the songs of ABBA, opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6th April 1999, following previews from 23rd March 99, to rave reviews and smash business.
The show will transfer to the Prince of Wales Theatre from 27 May 2004, booking to 5 March 2005
When the show transfers to the £7 million refurbished Prince Of Wales Theatre, the sets will be fully automated, there will be new props, and the glitter-dust, sequin, silver, tinsel, Lycra and flare quotient will rise to new heights of excess!
With more productions now playing simultaneously around the world than any other musical, MAMMA MIA! is the world's number 1 show. There are currently 11 global productions: 5 in North America (Broadway, Las Vegas, Toronto and 2 US tours), an Australian tour and 4 foreign language productions (Japan, Germany, The Netherlands and Korea). The original London production has played over 2000 performances and grossed over £100 million at the UK Box Office.
The show has music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus.
This original musical, which is a story of a mother and daughter set on the eve of the daughter's wedding, has a book by Catherine Johnson.
It is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.
It is choreographed by Anthony Van Laast and directed by Phyllida Lloyd.