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Benny Andersson News

Date of Birth: December 16, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: Stockholm, SWEDEN
Gender: Male
MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Fox Theater for One Week Only!MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Fox Theater for One Week Only!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, will return to Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of its final farewell tour. The Atlanta engagement will run from June 13-18 as a Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season special. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Honey, Honey,' MAMMA MIA! Makes Yet Another Stop at Cleveland's Connor PalaceBWW Review: 'Honey, Honey,' MAMMA MIA! Makes Yet Another Stop at Cleveland's Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Mar 16, 2017

Yes, the jukebox musical 'Mamma Mia!' is back in Cleveland. And, as has consistently happened in the past, the audience was on its feet dancing and singing in the rows and aisles during the extended curtain call. (more...)

BWW Review: CHESS at Pioneer Theatre Company is a TriumphBWW Review: CHESS at Pioneer Theatre Company is a Triumph
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 11, 2017

For regular theatergoers, it isn't often that a performance will stand out over the years as one not to be forgotten. Pioneer Theatre Company's triumphant concert version of CHESS (running for three performances only) is one of these. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New SeasonMAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Sheffield Theatres has announced an array of exciting smash-hit productions for the forthcoming season, including West End hit musical Beautiful The Carole King Musical, the reunion of Hollywood stars Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in acclaimed Broadway play Love Letters, EastEnders Rita Simon in Legally Blonde plus news that global phenomenon MAMMA MIA! is visiting the city on its first ever UK tour. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Paramount Theater for One Week Only!MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Paramount Theater for One Week Only!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

MAMMA MIA! is one of the most successful musicals of all time, the eighth longest running show in Broadway history and one of only five musicals to have run for more than ten years on Broadway. The West End production is now in its eighteenth year. To date, MAMMA MIA! has been seen by more than 60 million people worldwide in 50 productions in 16 different languages.  (more...)

Announcing The Gateway's 2017 Season!Announcing The Gateway's 2017 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Gateway is thrilled to announce its 2017 Season! The Gateway's new season features five dazzling Broadway hits: RENT, Swing!, On the Town, Mamma Mia!, and Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets start at $59 and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 21 at 10am. Student and youth prices are available for select shows. Full Season Subscription Memberships are available now through March 20th.  Season Subscription memberships include tickets to all five Main Stage shows and exclusive membership perks. For more information, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133, or visit the website at TheGateway.org. (more...)

Brian May and Kerry Ellis Announce Release of New AlbumBrian May and Kerry Ellis Announce Release of New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Brian May and Kerry Ellis have announced the forthcoming release of a new much anticipated second studio album, titled 'GOLDEN DAYS'. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonMAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state's largest nonprofit professional theatre, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Final Farewell Tour Comes to Sioux FallsMAMMA MIA! Final Farewell Tour Comes to Sioux Falls
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Washington Pavilion as a part of its FINAL FAREWELL TOUR for only two performances on March 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company presents CHESS in ConcertPioneer Theatre Company presents CHESS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company continues its popular concert series with Chess, written by members of the pop music group ABBA, running for three performances only, March 10 - March 11, 2017 at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre.  (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA Bursts onto the Marriott Theatre StagePhoto Flash: MAMMA MIA Bursts onto the Marriott Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The global phenomenon seen by over 60 million people all around the world and one of Broadway's longest running hits, MAMMA MIA!, kicks off Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running February 8 through April 2, 2017 with a press opening on February 15 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

MAMMA MIA Comes to Wolverhampton in February 2018MAMMA MIA Comes to Wolverhampton in February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for a three week run from Tuesday 6 February- Saturday 24 February 2018 as part of its first ever UK tour. (more...)

Young Artists of America at Strathmore Presents World Premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in ConcertYoung Artists of America at Strathmore Presents World Premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce the world premiere of The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in Concert which will take place on March 12th, 2017 at 5:00pm at the Music Center at Strathmore. (more...)

MAMMA MIA Casting Confirmed for Theatre RoyalMAMMA MIA Casting Confirmed for Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

???????Full casting has been announced for the ultimate feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! Which arrives at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas as part of the smash hit show's first ever UK tour. (more...)

PNC Pops to Welcome Best of Broadway for 'STANDING OVATIONS'PNC Pops to Welcome Best of Broadway for 'STANDING OVATIONS'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The PNC Pops proves 'there's no business like show business' during an evening of Broadway showstoppers with 'Broadway Standing Ovations' on February 17-19 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! to Bring ABBA to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center This MayMAMMA MIA! to Bring ABBA to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!,the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as part of its final farewell tour. Performances begin on May 12 and run through May 14.  (more...)

Heron Agency Releases Guide to Valentine's Day in ChicagoHeron Agency Releases Guide to Valentine's Day in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Valentine's Day isn't everyone cup of tea. Whether you are planning to spend a romantic evening with the love of your life or plan on ripping up old pictures of your ex-boyfriend and finishing a bottle of wine, we can all agree that February would be nothing without this Hallmark holiday. Get out your plush teddy bears, boxes of chocolates, and bouquet of roses, because the Heron Agency has rounded up the top Must-Do Valentine's activities in Chicago that will leave you swooning (or rolling your eyes).  (more...)

Destination Wedding in ABBA-Land: Mamma Mia! at HippodromeDestination Wedding in ABBA-Land: Mamma Mia! at Hippodrome
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jan 14, 2017

Mamma Mia! is actually more of a revue than a story-driven show, despite sporting the accouterments of the latter. And none of that mattered a damn to the faithful gathered at the Hippodrome last night. They got what they came for, especially in the curtain call segment where the mask of a story dropped altogether, and the cast just performed three ABBA songs including the inevitable one, Waterloo, which did not even qualify as a reprise. But no one left the auditorium; everyone was on their feet, clapping and singing along. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Sizzles in Icy Syracuse's Crouse Hinds TheaterBWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Sizzles in Icy Syracuse's Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 11, 2017

Despite the ice storm outside, the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater was sizzling. The famous jukebox musical, Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and a book by Catherine Johnson, is the latest national tour to come to Syracuse, New York as part of the Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series. (more...)

MAMMA MIA Kicks off the Marriott Theatre 2017 SeasonMAMMA MIA Kicks off the Marriott Theatre 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The global phenomenon seen by over 60 million people all around the world and one of Broadway's longest running hits, MAMMA MIA!, kicks off Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running February 8 through April 2, 2017 with a press opening on February 15 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

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