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Mamma Mia! extends to March 2017 with cast changes
The ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! has announced that it has extended its booking period to 4 March 2017 at the Novello Theatre in London's West End, together with cast changes. Tickets for the extended dates will go on sale from Friday 22 April 2016.
The long running show will be booking into its 19th year in the West End and been seen by 60 million people in 50 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $2 billion at the box office. It is also currently on its first ever UK Tour.
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 its current home, the Novello Theatre, in 2012.
Featuring music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, the musical features a book by Catherine Johnson. It is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast with design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material & arrangements by Martin Koch.
From 13 June 2016, the new cast will include: Linzi Hateley (Donna Sheridan), Sorelle Marsh (Donna Sheridan at certain performances), Sanne Den Besten (Sophie Sheridan), Richard Carson (Sky), Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (as Bill), Jemma Revell (Ali), Amy Webb (Lisa), Filippo Coffano (Pepper) and Jake Small (Eddie). They will be joining existing cast members Mazz Murray (Tanya), Jo Napthine (Rosie), Richard Trinder (Sam) and Alasdair Harvey (Harry).
Linzi Hateley will be returning to the show; she has played the role of Donna Sheridan twice before in London – from 2007-2009 and in 2010. Linzi's other recent West End theatre credits include London Road (National Theatre) and Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre).
Mamma Mia! is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.
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