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Bjorn Ulvaeus

 

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[West End, 2018]
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Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Photo

Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY

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Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Photo

Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY

From: 
Date:
07/16/2019
Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Photo

Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY

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Date:
07/16/2019
Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Photo

Bjorn Ulvaeus, Sandi Toksvig, Ingrid Sutej and the cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY

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Date:
07/16/2019

 

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Bjorn Ulvaeus News

BrightSide Theatre to Preset MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Artistic Director¬†Jeffrey Cass¬†and Executive Director¬†Julie¬†Ann¬†Kornak will¬†present the final show of BrightSide Theatre‚Äôs 10th¬†Anniversary Season ‚Äď BrightSide is Back! The twice postponed production closes out the season with the music of ABBA in the musical that has entertained over 60 million people around the globe - ¬†Mamma Mia!¬†¬†

Muskegon Civic Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA! Photo Muskegon Civic Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

The familiar songs of the pop music group ABBA will fill the downtown Frauenthal Theater when Muskegon Civic Theatre stages 'Mamma Mia!' MCT originally planned to produce the popular jukebox musical in 2020, but that show was shelved two weeks into rehearsal by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photos: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at The Argyle Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at The Argyle Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Mamma Mia! begins performances on March 17 in advance of its opening night on March 19 running through May 1, 2022. The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island).

Photos: MAMMA MIA! Opens at The Argyle Theatre Photo Photos: MAMMA MIA! Opens at The Argyle Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 20, 2022

Long Island's largest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, will present the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! written by Catherine Johnson with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and directed and choreographed by Antoinette DiPietropolo with musical direction by Jonathan Brenner. Mamma Mia! begins performances on March 17 in advance of its opening night on March 19 running through May 1, 2022. The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island).

The Argyle Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA! Photo The Argyle Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

Long Island’s largest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, will present the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! written by Catherine Johnson with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and directed and choreographed by Antoinette DiPietropolo with musical direction by Jonathan Brenner. 

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Desert Theatricals Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Desert Theatricals
by Kay Kudukis - Feb 24, 2022

Winners of the 1974 Eurovision with their song Waterloo, ABBA had a flurry of catchy tunes that dominated the pop charts for 12 years. In 1992, Abba released their album Gold, which has sold over 30 million copies and is one of the best-selling albums worldwide.

BWW Interview: Jessica Vosk Discusses Her New Concert at London's Cadogan Hall Photo BWW Interview: Jessica Vosk Discusses Her New Concert at London's Cadogan Hall
by Clementine Scott - Feb 12, 2022

Best known for having played one of Broadway’s most iconic roles, Elphaba in Wicked, Jessica Vosk makes her solo London concert debut at Cadogan Hall this month.

Tim Rice Reveals 'Team is in Place' to Bring CHESS Back to Broadway Photo Tim Rice Reveals 'Team is in Place' to Bring CHESS Back to Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 11, 2022

On a recent episode of his podcast, lyricist Tim Rice revealed not only that plans for a Broadway revival of Chess are underway, but also his hopes of eventually turning the 1984 musical into a movie.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! E  IL TEATRO SISTINA Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! E IL TEATRO SISTINA
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Dec 8, 2021

MAMMA MIA! E IL TEATRO SISTINA RIAPRE IL TEMPIO DELLA COMMEDIA MUSICALE CON IL RINNOVATO SUCCESSO DEL MUSICAL CON LE CANZONI DEGLI ABBA IN SCENA FINO AL 9 GENNAIO

BWW Interview: Learn About Temple University's MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration Photo BWW Interview: Learn About Temple University's MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021

Want to further your education in the arts? Temple University's Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theater Collaboration could be the program for you!

Bjorn Ulvaeus Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre
by Alan Henry - Feb 22, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 20182019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at Northern Stage
by Alan Henry - May 8, 2017

Mamma Mia!, featuring the music of ABBA with a book by Catherine Johnson and music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus and added songs by Stig Anderson, runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, April 19 - May 21. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit www.northernstage.org. Tickets start at $15 for students and $30 for adults.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/20/16- Judy Kuhn
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

Happy Birthday, Judy Kuhn! Kuhn made her Broadway debut was in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. She then played Cosette in the 1987 multiple award winning Broadway production of Les Miserables brought her the first Tony Award nomination. The following year, Kuhn took on a transfer from London's West End, playing one of the main roles (Florence Vassy) in the Trevor Nunn-directed Chess, with music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus (formerly of ABBA) and lyrics by Tim Rice. Later in 1993, Kuhn played the role of Betty Schaefer in the U.S premier production of Sunset Boulevard at the Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles. Kuhn sang the title role in the 1995 Disney animated film, Pocahontas, the film included her rendition of the song Colors of the Wind, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for its composers Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. On October 23, 2007, Kuhn returned to the Broadway Production of Les Miserables after 20 years, but this time assuming the role of Fantine.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/28/16- CHESS
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

Today in 1988, Chess opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 68 performances. Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, formerly of ABBA, and with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves a romantic triangle between two top players, an American and a Russian, in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other; all in the context of a Cold War struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union, during which both countries wanted to win international chess tournaments for propaganda purposes.

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Coming to Jackson, 5/16
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2016

MAMMA MIA! comes to Jackson at the Jackson Theater THALIA MARA HALL, May 16, 2016.  Check out a preview of the show below!

VIDEO: Original ABBA Members Reunite for Premiere of MAMMA MIA-Inspired Restaurant
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 21, 2016

Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad, the original members of ABBA, made a rare group appearance last night at the opening of an ABBA-inspired restaurant, Mamma Mia! The Party in Stockholm.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/18/15- MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2015

Today in 2001, Mamma Mia opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it is still running. Mamma Mia! is a stage musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, former members of the band. The musical includes such hits as 'Super Trouper', 'Lay All Your Love On Me', 'Dancing Queen', 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', 'Take A Chance On Me', 'Thank You for the Music', 'Money, Money, Money', 'The Winner Takes It All', 'Voulez Vous' and 'SOS'. Over 42 million people have seen the show, which has grossed $2 billion dollars worldwide since its 1999 debut.

BWW TV: Watch That Scene! Go Inside Closing Night of MAMMA MIA!
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 15, 2015

An era on the Great White Way came to end on Saturday, September 12th, as Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical Mamma Mia!, inspired by the songs of ABBA, concluded its historic, record-breaking run of 5,773 performances. Below, we take you inside closing night- from the curtain call speeches to the after party!

BWW TV Exclusive: Blue Since the Day They Parted- MAMMA MIA! Vets Reunite in Times Square!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA!, inspired by the songs of ABBA, will end its historic, record-breaking run on Broadway on Saturday, September 12, 2015, following 5,773 performances. With just weeks left of performances, the current cast met up with veterans of the show's fourteen-year run to take a farewell photo in Times Square. Go behind the scenes of the special day below!


Bjorn Ulvaeus Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bjorn Ulvaeus written?
Bjorn Ulvaeus has written 1 shows including Muriel's Wedding (Composer).