The party of the year has arrived in Brisbane!
Queenslanders will be saying ‘I Do’ to the ultimate summer musical MAMMA MIA! as it hits the city following a sold-out national premiere season in Canberra. Official opening is tonight 28 December 2017 with the feel good musical sure to have people dancing in the aisles of Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC’s) Lyric Theatre right to the season close on 4 February 2018.
Starring in this brand new Australian production is an amazingly talented cast lead by Natalie O’Donnell as mother-of-the-bride Donna Sheridan and Sarah Morrison as Donna’s daughter and bride-to-be Sophie. Alicia Gardiner and Jayde Westaby star as Donna’s best friends Rosie and Tanya. The 3 unsuspecting fathers are played by Ian Stenlake, Phillip Lowe and Josef Ber with Sophie’s adoring fiancé Sky played by Stephen Mahy.
The incredible supporting cast includes Monique Sallé, Jessica Di Costa, Sam Hooper, Alex Gibson-Giorgio, Stephen Anderson, Jadie Bastow, Dion Bilios, Du Toit Bredenkamp, Annie Chiswell, Matt Edwards, Josh Gates, Catty Hamilton, Matthew Hamilton, Emma Hawthorne, Zoe Komazec, Sarah Kate Landy, Courtney Monsma, Clay Roberts, Leigh Sleightholme, Thalia Smith, Lisa Sontag and Zachary Webster.
Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’stimeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale centres around a young bride-to-be. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in what will be a stunning new production, we want you to come join the party of a lifetime. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.
The Australian production is Directed by Helpmann Award winner Gary Young, with the creative team also including Choreographer Tom Hodgson, Musical Supervisor Stephen Amos, Set Design by Linda Bewick, Costume Design by Suzy Strout and Lighting Design by Gavan Swift and Sound design by Michael Waters.
A beautiful bride, a proud mother and three possible fathers. It's a trip down the aisle you'll remember forever!