The new cast consists of Alishia-Marie Blake, Stuart Hickey, Mark Isherwood, Matt Jordan-Pidgeon, Tyler Kennington, and Madeleine Leslay; Natasha O’Brien, Alice O’Hanlon, Alexandra O’Reilly, Adam Paul-Robertson, Oli Reynolds, and Katy Stredder; Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, Jacqueline Braun, Richard Trinder, Alasdair Harvey, and Dugald Bruce-Lockhart; Georgina Castle, Christopher Jordan-Marshall, and Bobbie Little; as well as Harriet Bunton, Damian Buhagiar, Nye Rees, and Caroline Deverill.
They will all join Tabitha Camburn, Adam Clayton-Smith, Katy Day, Katy Hards, Jennifer Hepburn, Robert Knight, Stacy Leanne Mills, and Robbie Scotcher, who remain in the ensemble.
From West End to global sensation
Mamma Mia! follows a story of family and friendship blossoming in the Greek isle. The production is Judy Craymer’s vision of staging ABBA’s classic songs.
To date, over 60 million people have seen the musical in 50 productions in 16 different languages, and the musical has so far grossed more than $2 billion at the box office. Further, in 2011, it became the first Western musical ever to play in Mandarin in China.
Meanwhile, almost 8 million people have viewed the London production, which has so far played over 7,500 shows and has broken box office records.
Before its run at Novello Theatre, Mamma Mia! first opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre in 1999 and moved to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004. Actually, the London production has just celebrated its 18th birthday on 6th April 2017.
Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre is produced by Judy Craymer and written by Catherine Johnson. Also, the music and lyrics are by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, direction by Phyllida Lloyd, and choreography by Anthony Van Laast. Meanwhile, Mark Thompson will handle the set design while Howard Harrison will be in charge of lighting design. Lastly, sound design will be by Andrew Bruce and Bobby Aitken; and musical supervision, additional material, and arrangements by Martin Koch.