Producer Judy Craymer has announced the new cast of the global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! from Monday 10 October 2022 and the extension of its booking period to Saturday 30 September 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with ticket prices frozen and now on sale.
The London cast will continue to star Mazz Murray as Donna, Josie Benson as Tanya, Gemma Goggin as Rosie and Stephen Beckett as Bill.
They will be joined on Monday 10 October by Norman Bowman (Marius in Les Misérables, Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls and Pat Denning in 42nd Street in the West End) as Sam, Christopher Dickins (Witness for the Prosecution, Oklahoma! at Chichester Festival Theatre) as Harry, Meg Hateley (making her West End debut) as Sophie, Miles Henderson (making his West End debut) as Sky, Natasha Heyward (making her UK & West End debut) as Ali, Olivia Lallo (making her West End debut) as Lisa, Lucca Chadwick-Patel (Legally Blonde at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, The Magician’s Elephant for the RSC) as Eddie and Jake Bailey (Jack Smith in Call the Midwife, Matilda the Musical and Oliver! in the West End) as Pepper, with Jennifer Adab (making her West End stage debut) playing Donna at certain performances.
Also continuing in the cast are Gemma Atkins, Natalie Jayne Hall, Jennifer Hepburn, Frankie Jones, Natalie Langston, Michael Storrs and Simon Willmont. They will be joined by Zac Adlam, Victoria Anderson, Sinéad Courtney, Ellie-Grace Cousins, Lawrence Guntert, David Haydn, Olivia Neville, Annell Odartey, Jessie Odeleye, Callum Rose, Jack Rose, Robert Slatter, Jacob Young, Chloe Way and Dan Wilshire.
As well as freezing all ticket prices for the new booking period, there are other opportunities for ticket buyers to save on costs: Early Bird Tickets (book 12 weeks out to save £20 on Premium, Band A and Band B tickets for Monday to Friday performances, when booked directly through the theatre); Family Tickets (Bands C and D tickets for a total of £99 for a group of four – a saving of up to £111 – and Bands A and B tickets for a total of £199 for a group of four – a saving of up to £151 – for Monday to Friday performances, excluding peak performances).
Since premiering in London in 1999, the irresistible feelgood musical has captured the hearts of millions around the globe. The sunny, funny tale of a mother, a daughter and three possible dads on a Greek island idyll, all unfolding to the magic of ABBA’s timeless pop masterpieces, has now been seen live on stage by 65 million people across the world and turned into two record-breaking movies – MAMMA MIA! The Movie and MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again.
To date, Mamma Mia!has been seen in 50 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $4 billion at the box office. In 2011, it became the first Western musical ever to be staged in Mandarin in the People’s Republic of China.
Mamma Mia! originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004, and then to the Novello Theatre in 2012. The London production of Mamma Mia!has been seen by over 10 million people, played over 9,000 performances and has broken box office records in all three of its London homes.