MAMMA MIA! Tour Departs Cork
The international tour of MAMMA MIA! is coming to Cork for the first time and will play at the Marquee Cork for two weeks only from 20th July 2010. Tickets start at €39.20.
Inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson's enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago...
From West End smash to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! has already been seen by more than 40 million people in over 190 cities across North America, Australasia, Europe and Asia. It has already grossed over $2 billion at the box office worldwide. The original London production opened in 1999 and has been seen by over 5 million people, grossing over £185 million at the UK Box Office. The International Tour is in its fifth year of touring, having been seen by over 3 million people in cities as diverse as Cape Town, Zurich, Dublin, Beijing, Taipei, Berlin, Paris, Lisbon, Pretoria, Dubai, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv, Riga, Shanghai, Helsinki, Bratislava, Prague, Glasgow and Budapest.
With 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.
Cork is pleased to present MAMMA MIA! for two weeks: Tuesday 20th July - Sunday 25th July and Tuesday 27th July - Sunday 1st August. Evening performances Tuesday - Sunday begin at 8pm, and matinee shows Saturday and Sunday begin at 2.30pm. Tickets to evening shows are priced at €65.70, €54.80, and €44.20, while tickets to matinee shows are priced at €59.80, €52.30, and €39.20. Tickets are available from http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk and usual outlets. Visit the MAMMA MIA! website for more information at www.mamma-mia.com.