The sun is shining on the London production of Mamma Mia! and the show’s audiences too! Not only has booking been extended to 7 March 2020, but the ABBA-inspired musical will be celebrating its 20 years in the West End with a special ticket lottery. For each day and each performance in April, 20 tickets for £20 will be on offer. Now where did we put our lycra and platforms?
The global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! celebrates its 20th anniversary in London’s West End at the Novello Theatre on Saturday 6 April 2019. Since premiering in London in 1999, the feelgood musical has captured the hearts of millions around the globe.
To celebrate the musical’s 20th anniversary, the producers will be offering 20 tickets for £20 on the day of performance for every performance throughout April, either via the TodayTix app or todaytix.com or in person at the Novello Theatre Box Office. A new booking period has also been announced, running from from 16 September 2019 to 7 March 2020.
The London cast of Mamma Mia! currently stars Sara Poyzer as Donna, Kate Graham as Tanya, Ricky Butt as Rosie, Richard Trinder as Sam, Neil Moors as Harry, Stephen Beckett as Bill, Lucy May Barker as Sophie, Alec Porter as Sky, Charlotte O’Rourke as Ali, Leah St Luce as Lisa, Damian Buhagiar as Pepper and Eamonn Cox as Eddie, with Caroline Deverill playing the role of Donna Sheridan at certain performances.
Also in the cast are Chloe Ames, Chloe-Jo Byrnes, Adam Clayton-Smith, Adam Davidson, Luke Hall, Lauren Hampton, Jack Heasman, Jennifer Hepburn, Stuart Hickey, Zoe Humphryes, Mark Isherwood, Tyler Kennington, Robert Knight, Chanel Mian, James Willoughby Moore, Natasha O’Brien, Dean Read, Beth Relf, Annie Southall and Katy Stredder.
Mamma Mia! originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004, and then to the Novello Theatre in 2012.
With music & lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, the musical is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.