MAMMA MIA! Extends at Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre's production of Mamma Mia! adds two additional performances! Mamma Mia! runs April 10-29, 2018 on the Stark Stage and is sponsored by Dave Horner with additional support from Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers' Group. Mamma Mia! is a co-production with the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.

"We are thrilled at the great demand for tickets for our production of Mamma Mia! and have added two additional performances to our run," says Jon R. Moses, Managing Director, COO of the Theatre. "We cannot extend the run of the show beyond the close date of April 29th since it will transfer to Philadelphia, but it's very exciting to have a show created in Vero Beach play to thousands more at the Walnut Street Theatre. Equally as exciting is the vast appeal this show has already generated in our community."

The added performances are: Sunday, April 22nd at 7:30 pm and Thursday, April 26th at 2pm. With the added shows, the second and third week each have nine performances.

Mamma Mia! will still close on Sunday, April 29th after the 2pm performance.

Enjoyed by over 60 million people all over the world, Mamma Mia! is the wonderful juke box musical that has enjoyed success in 50 countries since opening in 1999. Featuring the music from ABBA, the Swedish pop/dance group from the 1970's and 1980's, Mamma Mia! is the fifth longest-running show in London history and the eighth-longest on Broadway.

Riverside's production of Mamma Mia! is directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford and stars Anne Brummel (Donna Sheridan), Charis Leos (Rosie), Lyn Philistine (Tanya), Eric Kunze (Sam Carmichael), Christopher Sutton (Bill Austin), Jonas Cohen (Harry Bright), Laura Giknis (Sophie Sheridan), Schyler Conaway (Sky), Tara Tagliaferro (Ali), Kathryn Miller (Lisa), Brett-Marco Glauser (Pepper), Billy D. Hart (Eddie) and Christopher deProphetis (Father Alexandrios).

The ensemble cast includes: Evan Autio, Anthony Avino, Taylor Fields, Jesse Jones, Cody Knable, Adam Mandala, Kimberly Maxson, Owen Pelesh, Kristyn Pope, Taylor Elise Rector, Kristi Smith, and Jet Thomas.

The production crew includes: Anne Shuttlesworth (Music Director), Peter Barbieri (Scenic Designer), Gail Baldoni (Costume Designer), Jack Mehler (Lighting Designer), Craig Beyrooti (Sound Designer), Amy M. Bertacini (Production Stage Manager), and Rebekah Church (Assistant Production Stage Manager). Casting was done by Brian Kurtas, CSA.

Mamma Mia! performs April 10-29, 2018 on the Waxlax Stage at Riverside Theatre. Tickets start at $35. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 772-231-6990 or online at

Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:30pm; Opening Night (the first Tuesday performance), Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm; with matinees on Wednesdays, select Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.

Performance Schedule:

April 10, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 @ 8pm

April 11, 14, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28 & 29 @ 27 @ 2pm

April 11, 12, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25 & 26 @ 7:30pm

The 2018-2019 Season has been announced. Shows include: Smokey Joe's Café, Evita, The Last Romance, My Fair Lady and Legally Blonde on the Stark Stage and Next To Normal and Ghost Writer on the Waxlax Stage.

Mamma Mia! is sponsored by Dave Horner and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group: Brad & Fran Anderson, Lois Appleby, Linda Aronberg, Anita Astrachan^, Carol Atkinson, Barbara M. Baldwin, David & Cynthia Bardes, Paul & Jayne Becker, Sam & Susie Bell, Dick & Sue Bergeman, Ted & Debbie Berghorst, Jerry & Anne Blatherwick , John & Anita Brennan, Peter & Susie Brinckerhoff, Bill & Laura Buck, Tim & Carol Buhl, Bill & Karen Campbell, Don & Rose Ciampa, Dottie Currie, John & Sue Dobbs, Bill & Laura Frick, Mary Jane Grant, Herb & Anne Gullquist, Bill & Eva Gurley, Duke & Gael Habernickel, Robert & Pat Hemingway Hall, Dick & Rosemary Haverland, Calvin & Sally Hills, Dave Horner, Ronald F. Hunt, Fred & Susie Kasten, John & Pam Kean, Paul & Nancy Knapp, Judy & Lou LaFage, Bill and Joy Lane, Whitney & Betty MacMillan, John & Marilyn McConnell, Ray & Sonia McGowan, Brooke Megrue, Ted & Dawn Michael, Bob & Susan Morrison, Wally & Peggy Nelson, Bobbie Olsen, Don & Connie Patterson, Ed & Pat Pavlish, Michael & Kathie Pierce, Connie Pitcher, Helen Post, Ted & Carol Price, Michael & Anne Rhoades, John Roberts & Juli Blunt, Ron & Nancy Rosner, Bill & Judy Schneebeck, Van Schreiber, Bill & Marlynn Scully, Ned & Emily Sherwood, Joe & Mary Alice Smith, Stephanie Smith, Dick & Stephanie Solar, Charlotte Stifel, Dick & Barbara Stockton, Doug & Dhuanne Tansill, John & Tobey Taylor, Marge Turley, Lorne & Heidi Waxlax, Pat & Carol Welsh, Ken & Liz Whitney, and Gail D. Williams. ^ Bequeathed

The 2017-2018 Season is sponsored by: Wilmington Trust, Fidelity Investments, Dale Sorensen Real Estate, The O'Haire Group - Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Sea Turtle Real Estate, Northern Trust, Indian River Press Journal, Vatland Honda, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Nelson Morgan Wealth Management - Merrill Lynch and Treasure & Space Coast Radio(WGYL, JACK FM, Ocean FM, B94, WTTB).

Riverside Theatre is located at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963. Riverside Theatre programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Riverside Theatre is a member of the Cultural Council of Indian River County, the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, and the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce.

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