The musical featuring the songs of Abba will resume performances at the Novello Theatre from the 25th August.

Mazz Murray as Donna (c)Brinkhoff & Mogenburg

Now in its 23rd year in the West End, Mamma Mia! will resume performances at the Novello Theatre in August. Talking about the news producer Judy Craymer said; “We cannot wait to get the full theatrical experience of MAMMA MIA! back into the West End and what better way to leave lockdown than to be transported to our sunny Greek idyll. MAMMA MIA! has to be the perfect staycation destination.”

Casting for when the production returns to the West End is set to include: Mazz Murray as Donna, Richard Trinder as Sam, Neil Moors as Harry, Stephen Beckett as Bill, and Sophie Matthew as Lisa.  They will be joined by Josie Benson (Camila Rosario in original London cast of In The Heights) as Tanya, Gemma Goggin (Doctor Faustus and Don Quixote for the RSC) as Rosie, Emma Mullen (Sophie in the UK & International Tour of MAMMA MIA! and lead role of Rosie in series 5 of Shetland on BBC1) as Sophie, Jack Danson (2020 graduate) as Sky, Tegan Bannister (Eponine in the UK Tour of Les Misérables) as Ali, Michael Nelson (Eddie in the UK & International Tour of MAMMA MIA!) as Eddie and Alexandros Beshonges (2020 graduate) as Pepper, with Natalie Langston (Alternate Eva Peron in Evita at Phoenix Theatre) playing the role of Donna at certain performances.

The cast is also to include Gemma Atkins, Chloe-Jo Byrnes, Nicole Carlisle, Angus Good, Natalie Jayne Hall, James Humpleman, Morgan Jackson, George Olney, Kyle Turner and Alex Woodward, who will be joining Natasha Agnew, Chloe Ames, Frankie Jones, Lauren Hampton, Grace Moorhouse, Jodie Nolan, Dan O’Brien, Michael Storrs, Michael Tyler and Simon Willmont.

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, the musical originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on the 6th April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004, and then to the Novello Theatre in 2012. 

The musical features music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus and includes songs such as ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Honey Honey’. It was written by Catherine Johnson and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast. The production is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.

Mamma Mia! will resume performances at the Novello Theatre from the 25th August. To book tickets click here or visit: Love Theatre.com, From the Box Office, Theatre Tickets Direct, London Theatre Direct or Last Minute.com.