Articles on ‘Mamma Mia!’

Mamma Mia: Canberra Audience Takes It All

MAMMA MIA! - Alicia Gardiner, Natalie O'Donnell, Jayde Westaby. Image by James Morgan.

Mamma Mia! has finally opened with the confidence and assuredness of a company well into their season run. The leading players were especially well placed, playing with their moments and enjoying each other and the audience. A short season at Canberra Theatre Centre is the premiere leg of an Australian tour that runs until October… Read more.


Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

Video: Stephen Mahy & Sarah Morrison from Mamma Mia!

The brand new, reimagined production of Mamma Mia! is just weeks away from it’s Canberra opening night and the beginning of a national tour. To celebrate we caught up with Sarah Morrison (Sophie) and Stephen Mahy (Sky) in the rehearsal room to talk about the process has been like creating a new production of such a well… Read more.


First look at MAMMA MIA! rehearsals – Photo Feature

The Cast of MAMMA MIA!  | Photo by David Hooley Photography

The brand new Australian production of MAMMA MIA! is currently rehearsing in Sydney ahead of their official opening later this month. Starring Nat O’Donnell and Sarah Morrison, the production is set to tour Australia for the next 12 months, playing seasons in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. Photographer David Hooley snuck into the rehearsal room… Read more.


MAMMA MIA! full cast announced

MAMMA MIA! full cast announced

Natalie O’Donnell will lead the brand new Australian revival of MAMMA MIA!, producers Michael Coppel, Louise Withers and Linda Bewick confirmed today. O’Donnell will star as mother-of-the-bride Donna Sheridan (the role immortalised by Meryl Streep in the 2008 film), coming full circle after playing the role of Donna’s daughter Sophie in the 2001 Australian premiere…. Read more.


Mamma Mia! confirmed for an Australian tour 2017-18

David Sommerville and Suzie Mathers in the 10th anniversary Australian tour of Mamma Mia!

Step aside Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra has just won the musical theatre lottery. It was confirmed today that smash hit musical Mamma Mia! will be returning to Australia for a national tour in 2017-18 and that Canberra will host its opening season. The six city tour will commence in November 2017 at the Canberra Theatre Centre,… Read more.



Hit Musical casts perform for charity, Melbourne

The casts of Cats, MAMMA MIA!, and Jersey Boys are joining forces tonight to celebrate Melbourne’s flourishing Music Theatre scene. Monday, 29th March marks the return of the infamous Pink Dingo to Melbourne, with all 3 casts performing together for a one night only charity event. The title Pink Dingo has been floating around the Music Theatre Industry for the past 23 years…. Read more.


Storm causes drama for theatre

Melbourne’s ferocious storm this afternoon caused havoc at theatres across the city, with two of the three major musicals forced to stop matinee performances and other shows cancelled as the clean-up begins. The storms hit mid-afternoon and brought with them severe hail and rain, with roads closed due to flash flooding and injuries reported. At Mamma… Read more.


Fans still scream for Foley

For Mamma Mia! star Nathan Foley, his audiences are still dancing in the aisles and screaming in support, but it’s far different from his decade-long stint in children’s group Hi-5. Foley is appearing in the ensemble of Mamma Mia!, which ends its season at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre early next month before heading on a national tour. It is Foley’s… Read more.


Mamma Mia! to close in Sydney February 7

The revival of Mamma Mia! is heading into its final few weeks at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney, with the production to hit the road from mid-February. Mamma Mia! opened at the Lyric Theatre in October last year and closes on February 7, with no extension possible. It will open at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne on February… Read more.


Mamma Mia! hits the stage in Sydney

A spectacular new talent made her debut in a leading role whilst some veterans showed why they are some of Australia’s best musical theatre talents at the opening night performance of the musical Mamma Mia! in Sydney on Thursday night. The show opened in front of a capacity audience at the Lyric Theatre, where it will play… Read more.


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