BWW Series Premiere: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & the Cast of MAMMA MIA!
by Randy Rainbow - May 15, 2015
'Five Minute Call with Randy Rainbow', the newest web series from the creator and star of BroadwayWorld's long-running 'Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow, puts the YouTube star behind the scenes of some of Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest shows for an on-the-fly 'mini talk show' (complete with games and celebrity interviews) that races to beat the clock, just 5 minutes before showtime! In the premiere episode below, watch as Randy spends five minutes with the company of Mamma Mia! before the curtain goes up at the Broadhurst Theatre! (more...)
BWW Interviews: Georgia Kate Haege and Jeff Drushal from MAMMA MIA
by Amanda Finn - April 29, 2015
Mamma Mia has come to The Overture Center in downtown Madison this week! The feel good musical that is jam packed with catchy tunes is going to be in the capital city for a few more days. Georgia Kate Haege, who is playing Donna Sheridan for the second time, as well as Jeff Drushal (who plays Sam Carmichael) were kind enough to provide me a little bit of time this morning. In the final stretch of the national tour, I got the chance to sit down with these two lovely performers to chat about their show and what they have going on next. (more...)
Broadway's MAMMA MIA! Sets New Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015
Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical Mamma Mia!, inspired by the songs of ABBA, will now end its historic, record-breaking run on Broadway on Saturday, September 12, 2015, following 5,773 performances. (September 5 was the previously-announced closing date.) (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Broadway's MAMMA MIA! Debuts BC/EFA Collection Rap!
by Stage Tube - April 15, 2015
Broadway's Mamma Mia! has put a new spin on BC/EFA collection speech! The musical's company recently debuted a rap version of the famous speech after the final curtain, which you can check out below! (more...)
Breaking News: MAMMA MIA! to Close on Broadway This Fall; Movie Sequel in the Works?
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2015
?Creator and global producer Judy Craymer has announced that Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical Mamma Mia!, inspired by the songs of ABBA, will end its historic, record-breaking run on Broadway on September 5th, 2015 at the Broadhurst Theatre following 5,765 performances. (more...)
BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA! at Kingsbury Hall is Crowd-Pleasing Fun
by Tyler Hinton - March 16, 2015
The national tour of Mamma Mia!, which played at Kingsbury Hall this past weekend, is a crowd-pleasing mix of enjoyable performances, appealing characters, and well-loved pop hits. (more...)
BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA 'Takes a Chance' on Milwaukee at Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
by Keith Gray - February 22, 2015
Most musical theater ends with a simple curtain call with the audience expressing their appreciation for the performance they had attended. Mamma Mia, though, ends with and explosion of music, bringing the audience to it's feet for an encore where the cast invites the audience to sing and dance along. And, Friday Night at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, we certainly did. (more...)
BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA - 'Here We Go Again'
by Amanda Finn - February 22, 2015
Milwaukee was transported from its gloomy, snowy space to a warm Grecian island on Friday when the national tour of Mamma Mia rolled into town. Directed by the brilliant Phyllida Lloyd (who directed both the film version as well as the critically acclaimed film The Iron Lady), the feel good musical certainly had the audiences in Uhlein Hall grooving to the music. (more...)
Mary Callanan and Alison Ewing Are MAMMA MIA!'s Newest Dynamos; Both Join Cast Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - February 2, 2015
Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! welcomes new 'Dynamos' Mary Callanan and Alison Ewing to the Broadway cast as 'Rosie' and 'Tanya', beginning performances this evening, February 2, 2015 at The Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44 Street). (more...)
Photo Coverage: MAMMA MIA!'s Judy McLane Receives Sardi's Portrait
by Jennifer Broski - January 8, 2015
Mamma Mia! leading lady Judy McLane, who stars as "Donna Sheridan" in the long running hit musical, just received one of the theater's most coveted honors when she joined the ranks of Broadway royalty as her portrait was hung on the legendary walls of Sardi's Restaurant yesterday, January 7th, 2015. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)
MAMMA MIA! Becomes Broadway's Eighth Longest-Running Show
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2014
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! celebrates the holidays and rounds out 2014 by reaching another landmark milestone and becoming the 8th longest-running show in Broadway history, surpassing the record previously held by Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the MAMMA MIA! Cast for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 20, 2014
BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Mamma Mia!, who sing 'Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace).' Check out photos of cast members Traci Victoria, Corinne Melancon and Deanna Aguinaga below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Touring Cast of MAMMA MIA! Lip-Syncs to 'Bang Bang'
by Stage Tube - October 23, 2014
The company of the 2014-15 Mamma Mia! North American tour put together a fun lip-sync video to Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's 'Bang Bang' in response to the musical's Broadway cast covering Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' last month. Check it out below! (more...)
BWW Interviews: The Momma of MAMMA MIA! Discusses Her Role on the Road
by Christie Fisher - September 28, 2014
Georgia Kate Haege discusses what life is like on the road on the tour of ABBA hit musical, Mamma Mia! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA!'s Judy McLane's Career Reaches New Heights...Literally!
by Stage Tube - September 19, 2014
Judy McLane recently took a VIP ride with the U.S. Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Team in the F/A-18 Super Hornet as part of the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) Key Influencer Rider Program. (more...)
Photo Coverage: ABBA Wax Figures Make U.S. Debut at Madame Tussauds with the Cast of MAMMA MIA!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - September 3, 2014
Madame Tussauds New York just hosted a spirited unveiling for the wax figures of worldwide music sensation ABBA as they make their stateside debut, with the help of the Broadway stars from the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! - Judy McLane, Lauren Cohn and Stacia Fernandez at Madame Tussauds New York, 234 W. 42nd St (between 7th and 8th Aves). BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Cast Gets Soaked for ALS
by Stage Tube - August 27, 2014
The company of Broadway's Mamma Mia just accepted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from the Pippin National Tour, and in return challenged the West End and the National Tour productions of Mamma Mia! the cast Kinky Boots Broadway, and even Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Check out their video below! (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 20, 2014
A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's Mamma Mia! below! (more...)
BWW TV: MAMMA MIA! Cast Dances Into BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 17, 2014
This week's event featured performances from the cast of Mamma Mia!, featuring: Felicia Finley, Judy McLane, Stacia Fernandez ,Traci Victoria, Thomasina E. Gross, Jacob Pinion, Albert Guerzon, Deanna Aguinaga, Sydni Beaudoin, Allyson Carr,Felicity Claire, Mark Dancewicz, Corey Greenan, Bryan Scott Johnson, Corinne MeIancon, Christopher Hudson Myers, Jennifer Noth, Ashley Park, Tera-Lee Pollin, Gerard Salvador, Neil Starkenberg and Victor Wallace. Check out clips from 'The Winner Takes It All,' 'Mamma Mia!,' and 'Dancing Queen' below! (more...)
Music Theatre International Acquires Rights to MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) http://www.mtishows.com, has secured worldwide licensing rights to one of Broadway's biggest hits, Mamma Mia! With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and written by Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show, taking audiences on a trip down the aisle they'll never forget. (more...)