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Photos! Farewell, Dancing Queens: A Final Broadway Bow for Mamma Mia!

Photos! Farewell, Dancing Queens: A Final Broadway Bow for Mamma Mia!
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Yes, we've been brokenhearted. Blue since the day it was announced that Broadway's long-running Mamma Mia! was closing its doors on September 12. Get out the hanky, turn up the ABBA Gold  on Spotify and click through these farewell pics.

Mamma Mia! Sequel Still on the Table; Will Tony Winner Casey Nicholaw Direct?

Mamma Mia! Sequel Still on the Table; Will Tony Winner Casey Nicholaw Direct?

In case you’ve forgotten (it has been over a year), a film sequel to Mamma Mia! could be a reality. The movie is still in development, and producer Judy Craymer will focus on the project after the long-running ABBA-filled musical plays its final Broadway performance on September 12. According to the New York Post, Tony winner Casey Nicholaw may direct ...

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Broadway Grosses: Mamma Mia! Embraces ‘Money, Money, Money’ in Final Weeks of Its 14-Year Stay

Broadway Grosses: Mamma Mia! Embraces ‘Money, Money, Money’ in Final Weeks of Its 14-Year Stay

It’s had audiences dancing in the aisles since 2001, but Mamma Mia! is still the name of the game. The ABBA musical, which is set to close on September 12 at the Broadhurst Theatre, continued its record-breaking streak by once again playing its highest grossing non-holiday week since moving to the space in November 2013 (from the Winter Garden Theatre ...

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You Can Dance, You Can Jive! Mamma Mia Pushes Back Closing Date on Broadway

You Can Dance, You Can Jive! Mamma Mia Pushes Back Closing Date on Broadway

Mamma Mia! will reach its Waterloo a little later. The production will now close on Broadway on September 12; it had previously been set to shutter on September 5 at the Broadhurst Theatre. The ABBA-tastic musical currently stars Judy McLane as Donna and Elena Ricardo as Sophie.

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Thank You For The Music! Mamma Mia! Sets Broadway Closing Date

Thank You For The Music! Mamma Mia! Sets Broadway Closing Date

Sometimes that's just the name of the Broadway game. After almost 14 years on the Great White Way, first at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it opened on October 18, 2001, and then at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it began performances on November 2, 2013, Mamma Mia! will shutter on September 5, 2015. At the time of closing, the ABBA-tastic ...

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Mary Callanan & Alison Ewing are Mamma Mia's Newest Super Troupers on Broadway

Mary Callanan & Alison Ewing are Mamma Mia's Newest Super Troupers on Broadway

Some new dancing queens begin performances in Broadway's Mamma Mia! on February 2! Mary Callanan and Alison Ewing take over from Lauren Cohn and Felicia Finley  as Rosie and Tanya, respectively. Cohn and Finley ended their engagements at the Broadhurst Theatre on February 1, along with Alan Campbell, who was playing Sam Carmichael. Victor Wallace will temporarily play the ...

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Photos! Mamma Mia! Mainstay Judy McLane Gets a Surprise Portrait at Sardi's

Photos! Mamma Mia! Mainstay Judy McLane Gets a Surprise Portrait at Sardi's
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Longtime Mamma Mia! star Judy McLane was honored with her own Sardi’s portrait on January 7, 2015! Click for photos of the unveiling of the new work of art.

Exclusive Photos! Judy McLane & the Cast Celebrate 13 Disco Dancing Years of Mamma Mia! on Broadway

Exclusive Photos! Judy McLane & the Cast Celebrate 13 Disco Dancing Years of Mamma Mia! on Broadway
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Get out those dancing shoes, because the hit Broadway production of Mamma Mia! is officially 13 years old. The cast of the jukebox musical, which first opened in 1999 in the West End before transferring to the Great White Way in 2001, had a starry party at Pigalle on October 19, 2014 to celebrate. Click for photos!

Mamma Mia! Star Elena Ricardo on Her Fosse Family, Super-Strong Arms & Broadway Dream Man

Mamma Mia! Star Elena Ricardo on Her Fosse Family, Super-Strong Arms & Broadway Dream Man

Age: 24

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Current Role: Lovely bride-to-be Sophie Sheridan in the long-running musical hit Mamma Mia!, after stints in the ensemble on Broadway and in the show’s national tour.

Stage & Screen Cred: A former competitive gymnast, Ricardo left Emerson College to appear in the original Atlanta staging of Bring It On and starred in regional productions ...

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Sequel to ABBA Musical Mamma Mia! Is In the Works

Sequel to ABBA Musical Mamma Mia! Is In the Works

Here we go again! Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia! may be getting a sequel. The hit musical's producer, Judy Craymer, revealed to The Daily Mail: "I'm working on something with Bjorn and Benny. Mamma Mia! was such a success and we work very well together."

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Fleet Week Surprise! The Cast of Mamma Mia! Welcomes a Crew of Sailors to the Greek Isles

Fleet Week Surprise! The Cast of Mamma Mia! Welcomes a Crew of Sailors to the Greek Isles

It’s Fleet Week, and you know what that means—thousands of sailors are swarming the streets of New York City. Where’s the first place they go after hitting dry land? Mamma Mia! on Broadway, of course! 100 sailors headed to the Broadhurst Theatre to catch the hit ABBA musical on May 22 (and of course, sing along to a little ...

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Happy Mamma's Day! Watch Judy McLane & the Cast of Mamma Mia! Dance & Jive at 30 Rock

Happy Mamma's Day! Watch Judy McLane & the Cast of Mamma Mia! Dance & Jive at 30 Rock

Friday night and the clouds are low...but that's not stopping them! The Today Show concluded this week’s “Best of Broadway” series with a bouncy and spandex-laden performance from the cast of Mamma Mia!. The colorful crew pumped up 30 Rock crowds with their rendition of the title song and “Dancing Queen.” What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day ...

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Mamma Mia! Surpasses Rent as the Ninth Longest-Running Musical on Broadway

Mamma Mia! Surpasses Rent as the Ninth Longest-Running Musical on Broadway
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The cast of Mamma Mia! becomes the ninth longest-running Broadway musical in history on March 6, 2014, surpassing Rent.

New Mamma Mia! Star Jon Jorgenson on His Laura Benanti Love, Spray-Tan Phobia & Best Bud Corey Cott

New Mamma Mia! Star Jon Jorgenson on His Laura Benanti Love, Spray-Tan Phobia & Best Bud Corey Cott

Age: 22

Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL

Current Role: An ABBA-crooning Broadway debut as Sophie's charming fiancé Sky in Mamma Mia!

Stage Cred: Regional productions of Shrek, Hairspray, Parade and Into the Woods.

"I was an arrogant jerk who never gave anyone else the time of day in high school. After graduation, I worked at a theater camp—those kids taught me ...

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How Could We Resist Them? Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy & More Begin Performances in Mamma Mia!

How Could We Resist Them? Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy & More Begin Performances in Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! here we go again and how could we resist them? Five new stars are joining the cast of the hit Broadway show February 3 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Tony nominee Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy and John Hemphill will begin performances as prospective papas Sam Carmichael, Harry Bright and Bill Austin respectively. Meanwhile Elena Ricardo and Jon Jorgenson will ...

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Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy, John Hemphill & More Will Head to the Greek Isles in Mamma Mia!

Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy, John Hemphill & More Will Head to the Greek Isles in Mamma Mia!

A pair of newlyweds and a new trio of dads are joining the Broadway cast of Mamma Mia! The prospective papas will include Tony nominee Alan Campbell as Sam Carmichael, Paul DeBoy as Harry Bright and John Hemphill as Bill Austin, while Elena Ricardo and Jon Jorgenson will assume the roles of bride-to-be Sophie Sheridan and her fiance Sky, respectively ...

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Judy McLane & the Cast of Mamma Mia! Ring In 5,000 ABBA-Tastic Performances

Judy McLane & the Cast of Mamma Mia! Ring In 5,000 ABBA-Tastic Performances
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My, my! Judy McLane, Felicia Finley, Lauren Cohn and the dancing queens (and kings) of Mamma Mia! celebrated a momentous milestone on November 9—the hit ABBA musical played its 5,000th performance on Broadway! The cast was joined by a bevy of special guests, including producer Judy Craymer, Ivana Trump, Kate Baldwin and more. After the show, the stars headed ...

Exclusive! Go Behind the Scenes with Lauren Cohn & the Cast of Mamma Mia! as They Disco Dance to a New Theater

Exclusive! Go Behind the Scenes with Lauren Cohn & the Cast of Mamma Mia! as They Disco Dance to a New Theater

The cast of Mamma Mia! is packing up their platform boots and moving from the Winter Garden Theatre to the Broadhurst Theatre! Get a backstage look inside rehearsal, lessons with Aaron Lazar and more, hosted by Lauren "Coco" Cohn.

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Mamma Mia! Moves! The ABBA Tuner Disco Dances to Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre

Mamma Mia! Moves! The ABBA Tuner Disco Dances to Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre

Mamma Mia! is packing up its bags and moving the Greek Isles to the Broadhurst Theatre! After a 12-year run at the Winter Garden Theatre, which will now play host to Rockythe ABBA-tastic jukebox musical opens at its new venue on November 2. Mamma Mia! currently stars Judy McLane as Donna and Laurie Veldheer as Sophie.

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Mamma Mia! Sets Dates for Transfer to Broadhurst Theatre

Mamma Mia! Sets Dates for Transfer to Broadhurst Theatre

The long-running ABBA musical Mamma Mia! has set dates for its previously announced move to the Broadhurst Theatre. The musical will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on October 19 and resume performances at the Broadhurst on November 2. A musical adaptation of Rocky is scheduled to begin performances at the Winter Garden in February 2014.

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Aaron Lazar on Romantic Leads, Working With Legends, and the ‘Simple’ Joy of Mamma Mia!

Aaron Lazar on Romantic Leads, Working With Legends, and the ‘Simple’ Joy of Mamma Mia!

Since arriving in New York just over a decade ago, Aaron Lazar has proved himself a master at falling in love in musicals—and he has suited up in period costumes with aplomb in shows such as Les Miserables, A Tale of Two Cities and A Little Night Music. But there’s more to this handsome star than the ability to sing ...

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Laurie Veldheer on Her 'Magical' Broadway Journey from Newsies to Mamma Mia!

Laurie Veldheer on Her 'Magical' Broadway Journey from Newsies to Mamma Mia!

Age & Hometown: 27; Grand Rapids, MI

Current Role: Sophie, the free-spirited young bride-to-be on the hunt for her biological father in Mamma Mia!

S.O.S. When Laurie Veldheer was growing up, she dreamed of saving lives as a paramedic. If she wasn’t glued to the TV watching Rescue 911, she was trying to convince her mother to track ...

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Laurie Veldheer Tapped to Play Bride-to-Be Sophie in Mamma Mia! on Broadway

Laurie Veldheer Tapped to Play Bride-to-Be Sophie in Mamma Mia! on Broadway

I do, I do, I do! Laurie Veldheer is Broadway’s newest Sophie Sheridan in the long-running hit Mamma Mia! beginning this week. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, Mamma Mia! is currently playing at the Winter Garden Theatre. Veldheer succeeds Christy Altomare, who took over the role of Sophie in June 2012. As previously reported, the production is scheduled to relocate to ...

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Long-Running Hit Mamma Mia! Will Disco Dance Its Way to the Broadhurst Theatre

Long-Running Hit Mamma Mia! Will Disco Dance Its Way to the Broadhurst Theatre

The long-running ABBA musical Mamma Mia! is packing up its bags and moving to the Broadhurst Theatre! After 12 years and nearly 5,000 performances on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre, the production will relocate to the Broadhurst in late 2013. No exact dates have been announced.

Featuring music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and a ...

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Christy Altomare Shows Off Her Buckets of Candy, Private Shower & Googly-Eyed Buddy Backstage at Mamma Mia!

Christy Altomare Shows Off Her Buckets of Candy, Private Shower & Googly-Eyed Buddy Backstage at Mamma Mia!

When Christy Altomare isn’t starring as blushing bride Sophie in the Broadway hit Mamma Mia!, she’s backstage at the Winter Garden Theatre sharing Twix bars, candy canes and Kit Kats…but she's not sharing her private bathroom!

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