In celebration of the 5th Anniversary of Mamma Mia! on Broadway, BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you this montage of clips from the international smash hit!
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia! celebrate five years on Broadway on Wednesday, October 18th, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre with all proceeds to benefit the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative of The Actors' Fund of America, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals – both performers and those behind the scenes – in performing arts and entertainment.
There are currently 10 productions of Mamma Mia! running around the world (8 resident productions and 2 tours). With three productions playing in North America alone, the musical has more productions playing around the world than any other current Broadway musical and can be experienced in six different languages globally (English, Swedish, Spanish, German, Japanese and Korean). It has earned a worldwide gross of over $1.6 billion and been seen by audiences of over 27 million people worldwide.
The show is produced by Craymer, Richard East and Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal. With music and lyrics by Andersson and Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia! is written by Catherine Johnson and directed by Phyllida Lloyd. The show has choreography by Anthony Van Laast, production design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce and Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.
Premium tickets for Mamma Mia!'s 5th Anniversary benefit performance including VIP seating and admission to the post performance celebration are $250. and available by calling The Actors' Fund at 212-221-7300 ext. 133 or via email at email@example.com. Tickets to the performance only range from $62.50 -$111.25. and are available through Telecharge at 212-239-6200, telecharge.com or in person at the box office (1634 Broadway at 50th Street). Visit www.actorsfund.org for more on the Actors' Fund.
For more information about Mamma Mia! around the world, visit www.mamma-mia.com.