It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Mamma Mia! now booking to 25 April 2009
Based on the songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6th April 1999, following previews from 23rd March 1999. It transferred to the Prince of Wales theatre on 3 June 2004, where it is currently booking to 28 June 2008
The current cast includes Linzi Hateley (Donna Sheridan), Joanna Monro (Rosie), Jane Gurnett (Tanya), Iain Fletcher (Sam Carmichael) , Steven Finch (Harry Bright) , Paul Hawkyard (Bill Austin), Hannah Robertson (Sophie Sheridan) , Paul Shelford (Sky), Lucy Miller (Ali), Tanya Robb (Lisa) , Ben Heathcote (Pepper) , Kieran Jae (Eddie) .
The show has music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn 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.