Over 70% of Tickets Already Sold to the Musical MAMMA MIA! At Northern Stage

Over 70% of Tickets Already Sold to the Musical MAMMA MIA! At Northern Stage

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.

This musical weaves ABBA's well-known songs into a sunny tale that has delighted over 50 million people worldwide. Shortly before her wedding, a young woman swipes her mother's diary in the hopes of finding the name of her father. When she discovers three possible candidates, she decides to invite them all to the Greek island where the festivities will take place. "Mamma Mia! does what most jukebox musicals cannot do," says Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne who directs. "It delivers characters we care about, and tells a story filled with heart and humor. The team who created Mamma Mia! realized the incredible power of a generation's music to ignite our emotions and propel us forward while revisiting the past." The production features Anne Torsiglieri (Broadway: Top Girls, Parade, Blood Brothers, and Miss Saigon; First National Tour: Les Miserables (Fantine)), Jean McCormick (Northern Stage: Les Miserables), Mark Epperson (National Tour: Elf The Musical), Clare Howes Eisentrout (Northern Stage: Songs for a New World), Susan Haefner (Broadway: State Fair, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and 42nd Street), Kurt Zischke (Northern Stage: A Christmas Carol, Twelve Angry Men), Eric Bunge, Pascal Pastrana, Tanisha Moore, Dani Westhead, Robert Anthony Serrano, Andreas Wyder, Kyle Brand, Lizzy Nichols, Jamari Johnson Williams, Caitlin Doak, Tyler Nabinger, Owen O'Leary, Liza Couser, and Margaret Hunton.

The creative team is completed with Joshua M. Feder, Kevin Smith, Kyle Brand, David L. Arsenault, Allison Crutchfield, Travis McHale, Ed Chapman, Briana Capo, John Godbout, Danielle Zandri, and Ciara Heaps.

River Valley Club, Chippers, Inc., Coldwell Banker Lifestyles, and White Mountains Insurance sponsor performances. The production is recommended for ages 10 and up for subject matter. An optional post-show conversation with the company follows the evening performance on Saturday, April 29. $15 Anytime Student Tickets and $5 Access for All tickets (for EBT card holders) are available for any performance. Adult ticket prices range from $30-$55. $20Tuesday, April 24, a special discount performance at the theater, is currently sold out with a waiting list. A complimentary post-show reception with the cast follows the opening night performance on Saturday, April 22.

Northern Stage is a regional non-profit LORT-D professional theater company with a mission to change lives, one story at a time. Based at the crossroads of New England -- the Upper Valley of the Connecticut River -- Northern Stage's intimate space sets the stage for actively involving its audiences with ambitious productions and expansive educational programs. Founded in 1997, Northern Stage has offered more than 115 high-quality, professional productions of new works, classics, and musicals. The company celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season this year and annual attendance is now over 30,000.

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