Georgia Kate Haege & Chelsea Williams to Lead MAMMA MIA! National Tour; Full Cast Announced
Producers have announced casting for the upcoming 2013-14 tour of MAMMA MIA! Leading the cast of 30 of MAMMA MIA! is Georgia Kate Haege as "Donna Sheridan," the independent single mother whose carefree past catches up with her on the eve of her daughter's wedding. Bride-to-be "Sophie Sheridan" is played by Chelsea Williams; her fiancé "Sky" is played by Chris Stevens.
Gabrielle Mirabella and Carly Sakolove play Donna's best friends and former back-up band, "Tanya" and "Rosie," (respectively) who reunite with their best friend on the island for Sophie's wedding. The three men from Donna's past and Sophie's possible dads are Michael Colavolpe ("Bill Austin"), Mark A. Harmon ("Harry Bright") and Don Winsor ("Sam Carmichael"). Sophie's & Sky's best friends are played by Antoinette Comer ("Lisa"), Kyle Dupree ("Eddie") Emily Price ("Ali") and Neil Starkenberg ("Pepper").
MAMMA MIA!'s ensemble features Francesca Arostegui, Ken Arpino, Meghan Glogower, Andrew J. Koslow, Bonnie Kramer, Grace Leszynski, Danny Lopez, Rebecca Mason-Wygal, Royce James McIntosh, Tyler McKenzie, Alex Mendoza, Lauren Wright, Brynn Smith, Joshua Lamonte Switzer, Carly Wielstein, Jennifer Wingerter, Vince Wingerter and P. Tucker Worley.
Seen by over 50 million people around the world, MAMMA MIA!, is celebrating over 4,000 performances in its twelfth smash hit year on Broadway and remains one ofBroadway's top selling musicals. The original West End production of MAMMA MIA! is now in its thirteenth year and has celebrated over 5,000 performances in London and the international tour has visited more than 50 foreign cities and been seen by 4 million people. The blockbuster feature film adaptation of MAMMA MIA!, produced by Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, is the most successful movie musical of all time grossing $600 million worldwide.
MAMMA MIA! is produced by Work Light Productions, whose other touring productions include American Idiot, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Chaplin.
The original production of MAMMA MIA! was produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal, the creative team responsible for bringing MAMMA MIA! to theatrical life includes some of the most gifted and celebrated talents of musical theatre and opera. With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! is written byCatherine Johnson and directed by Phyllida Lloyd. MAMMA MIA! has choreography by Anthony Van Laast, production design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce and Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.
Photo by: Taylor Hooper Photography