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Mamma Mia –Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Music & Lyrics: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus Book: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd  Reviewer: Taylor Simmons Mamma Mia, the smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba, has become a firm favourite among musical theatre lovers – and one which continues to pack houses. This current touring production is vibrant, colourful and full of youthful energy with a ...

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Mamma Mia! – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Music And Lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson Book: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast Musical Supervisor: Martin Koch Reviewer: Glen Pearce Perhaps it was only time that Norwich, spiritual home of Alan Partridge, finally got a visit from musical juggernaut Mamma Mia!, resplendent with a fine refrain of Knowing Me, Knowing You. 18 years ...

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Mamma Mia! – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd Music and Lyrics: Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast Reviewer: Hannah Stamp Bursting with colour, comedy, dance moves that pack a punch and Abba’s much-beloved music, Mamma Mia is bursting with as much sunshine as the Greek island its set on. A slightly rocky start with a few repetitive and slightly ...

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Mamma Mia! – Edinburgh Playhouse

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Music &Lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus &Stig Anderson Book: Catherine Johnson Director: Phyllida Lloyd Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Sometimes, all you need at this time of year is to escape the hustle and bustle of festive shopping, freezing temperatures and the shock of your ever-dwindling bank account. 17 years after its first appearance on stage, Benny Andersson ...

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CD REVIEW: Michael Longoria – Broadway Brick by Brick

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Currently performing with The Midtown Men, a high-octane band performing hits from the sixties, Michael Longoria made his Broadway debut in Hairspray, after graduating with a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. This is Longoria’s debut Solo Broadway Album, and as the title of the album suggests, Broadway Brick by Brick is a ...

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Mamma Mia! – Palace Theatre, Manchester

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Book: Catherine Johnson Music and Lyrics: Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson Director: Phyllida Lloyd and Mark Hilton Reviewer: Abbie Rippon In the 17 years since its debut, Mamma Mia! has gained and maintained its reputation as one of the most fun and feel good musicals of its generation. It has toured internationally and many readers will be familiar with the ...

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Mamma Mia! – Bristol Hippodrome

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Composers and Lyricists:Benny Andersson &Björn Ulvaeus Writer:Catherine Johnson Director:Phyllida Lloyd Musical Supervisor:Martin Koch Choreographer:Anthony Van Laast Reviewer: Bethany Steer   As overwhelmingly cheesy as a gooey melted Camembert, and just as delicious, Mamma Mia! kicked off its UK tour this week in Bristol. The musical stage production tells the story of a young girl's quest to find her true father, ...

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OPINION: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – ‘In times of test, family is best’

Our industry is just full of contradictions – there’s the old joke of ‘How do you make an actor moan?’ Give them a job! While simultaneously there are actors all over social networks moaning because they’re not working. There’s Equity’s current scheme to raise awareness around Profit Share, No/Low pay, with their ‘Professionally Made Professionally Paid’ campaign yet, right now ...

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