Today marks the 20th Anniversary of a groundbreaking feel-good musical as it made its triumphant Broadway debut. That show would go on to become a worldwide phenomenon….. MAMMA MIA!
Following its triumphant success in London’s West End, the show would go on to have audiences in America disco in the aisles. The show would run here in the Big Apple for a total of 14 fABBAulous years. It ran at both the Winter Garden Theatre and later transferring to the Broadhurst Theatre for a total of 5,773 performances. At the time of the show’s September 2015 closing, it became the 9th Longest Running Show in Broadway History.
Today, MAMMA MIA! continues to played to packed crowds in London’s West End and Internationally. There are currently also productions being performed in schools, community, and regional theaters everywhere.
Check out footage below of the original Broadway cast in action. Under the direction of Phyllida Lloyd and choreography by Anthony Van Laast, the cast in this video featured …
Louise Pitre as “Donna Shereidan”,
Karen Mason as “Tanya”,
Judy Kaye as “Rosie”,
Tina Maddigan as “Sophie Sheredian”,
David W. Keeley as “Sam Carmichael”,
Ken Marks as “Bill Austin”,
Dean Nolen as “Harry Bright”,
Joe Machota as “Sky”,
THANK YOU FOR 20 YEARS OF THE MUSIC MAMMA MIA BROADWAY!!
We miss you. Hope you will once again DIG IN THE DANCING QUEEN here on Broadway soon.
Happy 20 Years MAMMA MIA!!!
Who has seen it on Broadway?!!