Niamh Perry to Star as Sophie in UK Summer Season of MAMMA MIA! International Tour, June 20

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Niamh Perry to Star as Sophie in UK Summer Season of MAMMA MIA! International Tour, June 20

Niamh Perry will play the role of Sophie in the MAMMA MIA! International Tour when it plays its exclusive UK Summer Season at the Blackpool Opera House from 20 June to 14 September 2014. Niamh previously played the role in the West End in 2009, when the musical celebrated its 10th birthday.

Bangor-born Niamh first came to attention when she was one of the finalists in the BBC series I'd Do Anything. In 2010, she created the lead role of Fleck in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Love Never Dies and then went on to play the title role in the world premiere of the musical version of The Little Prince at the Lyric, Belfast. Most recently, she played Mary in the revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Ben Elton musical The Beautiful Game at the Union Theatre, London. Niamh was a soloist in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 60th Birthday Concert in Hyde Park broadcast on BBC Radio 2, and supported Lee Mead on his Nothing Else Matters Album concert tour in 2010/11.

The MAMMA MIA! International Tour is led by real-life husband and wife, Richard Standing and Sara Poyzer, with Sara playing Donna Sheridan and Richard playing Sam Carmichael. The MAMMA MIA! International Touralso stars Geraldine Fitzgerald as Tanya, Sue Devaney as Rosie, Michael Beckley as Bill Austin, Keiron Crook as Harry Bright, Bart Edwards as Sky, Sally Frith as Ali, Jasmin Colangelo as Lisa, Kade Ferriaiolo as Pepper and Ashley Luke Lloyd as Eddie. The role of Donna is played at certain performances by Natalie Langston.

Also in the cast of the MAMMA MIA! International Tour are Craig Anthony-Kelly, Laura Benazaize, Jay Bryce, Matthew Collyer, Frances Dee, James-Royden Lyley, Gemma Lawson, Megan Louch, Scott Mobley, Aaron Ashley Parker, Ashley Russell, Robbie Scotcher, Tom Stanford-Wheatley, Anna Stolli, Lucy Wilkerson, Sarah Wilkie and Jamie Wilkin.

MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer's ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise. To date, it has been seen by more than 54 million people in 39 productions in 14 different languages. MAMMA MIA! The Movie is the highest worldwide grossing live-action musical film of all time and one in four households in the UK has the DVD, which is now Amazon UK's biggest selling DVD ever.

From West End to global phenomenon, the London production of MAMMA MIA! has now been seen by more than 10% of the entire UK population. It is one of only five musicals to have run for more than 10 years both on Broadway and in the West End, and in 2011, it became the first Western musical ever to be staged in Mandarin in the People's Republic of China.

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.

The MAMMA MIA! International Tour is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal, Stage Entertainment and NGM.

MAMMA MIA! INTERNATIONAL TOUR LISTINGS INFORMATION

Opera House Blackpool

Church St

Blackpool FY1 1HL

Tickets (No booking fees)*

£20.00/£25.00/£35.00/£39.50

Available from Blackpool Opera House

VisitBlackpool Tourist Information Centre, Festival House, Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 1AP

Box Office via Ticketmaster - 0844 847 2517

VisitBlackpool 01253 478222

*A processing fee per transaction applies. No fees for personal callers at the Box Office or VisitBlackpool Tourist Information Centre

Groups (10+)

Ticket Master Groups Tel: 0844 847 2518

£39.50 reduced to £35.00

£35.00 reduced to £30.00

Valid Tuesday - Thursday and Sunday matinees only Subject to availability

Concessions

Senior Citizens £5.00 off top two prices

Valid Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday matinees Subject to availability

Day Seats

Reduced price Day Seats - 20 top price seats reduced to £25 Available from 10.30am on the day of performance. Max 2 per person.

Performance Dates

20 June - 14 September 2014 (N.B. Additional 2.00pm matinee on 5 & 6 August; 12.30pm performance only on 7 August; no performances 8-10 August)

Performance Times

Tuesday-Saturday 7.30pm Saturday matinees 3.00pm

Sundays 2.00pm and 6.00pm

The performance lasts 2 hours and 35 minutes (including a 20-minute interval)

Our preferred hotel and travel partner is Superbreak. For excellent hotel and theatre packages please call 0871 222 3099 or visit www.Superbreak.com/MammaMiaBlackpool

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