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Mamma Mia musical (2000)

Judy Kreimer thought about the idea of this musical in 1983. The producer suggested Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus to create musical productions based on their works in ABBA band. In 1997, Catherine Johnson was attracted in the project. The script took several songs of ABBA on Swedish language. The first show of the musical took place in early April 1999 at the stage of West End Theatre of Prince Edward. In June 2004, production moved to the Prince of Wales Theater. Since 2012, the show began to exhibit in Novello Theater. Directed by P. Lloyd, choreographed by A. V. Laast. Starring: S. McCarthy, L. Stokke & H. McRae.

In 2000, the musical was held in Canada in the Toronto theater named Royal Alexandra. In the US, it premiered in November 2000 at the California Theater. Then the play was staged in Los Angeles & Chicago.

The first show on Broadway was in 2001 in the Winter Garden Theatre. Directed by P. Lloyd & choreography was done by A. V. Laast. In October 2013, it was the last show of the play. Then the musical moved to the Broadhurst Theatre. Production was on the stage from November 2013 to September 2015. Totally on Broadway, 5773 performances were held. The premiere in Asia took place in October 2006 in MDM. In mid-2008 the performance finished. N. Bystrov played the role of Sophie. E. Charkviani played Donna. Re-setting was on the same stage from October 2012 to April 2013. It did about 1000 exhibitions. They have been visited by more than 1 million beholders. The musical was featured on all continents and in more than 40 countries. It was translated into 20 languages. The performance received many Laurence Oliviers, Theatre World and Touring Broadway awards.
Release date: 2000
Last Update:May, 16th 2016

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