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West End hit Mamma Mia! extends booking to 14 October 2017
The hit ABBA musical extends into its 19th year in London.
Producers of the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! have announced that the show has extended its booking period at the Novello Theatre in London's West End, where it is now booking to 14 October 2017, taking the show into its 19th year in London. The original London production of Mamma Mia! will celebrate its 18th birthday on 6 April 2017.
The current cast of the show includes 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.
They are joined by an ensemble that also includes 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.
The London production of Mamma Mia! has been seen by more than 10% of the entire UK population, with over 7,000 performances in London. The show has been seen by 60 million people in 50 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $2 billion at the box office.
Featuring 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.
Tickets for the new booking period will go on sale on Friday 28 October 2016. Mamma Mia! is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.