Judy Craymer, creator and producer of MAMMA MIA!, the ultimate feel-good show based on the songs of ABBA, is thrilled to announce the cast for the upcoming 25th Anniversary North American Tour coming to the San Diego Civic Theatre on November 7-14, 2023. Tickets for its San Diego engagement at the Civic Theatre are available now by visiting BroadwaySD.com. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by emailing us at: [email protected].
Leading the tour as Donna Sheridan is Christine Sherrill who last enjoyed the role of Donna during her residency with the Las Vegas company of MAMMA MIA! She will be joined by rising star and San Diego native, Alisa Melendez as Sophie Sheridan, who was recently seen on Broadway in Almost Famous.
Joining Sherrill and Melendez are MAMMA MIA! alumni, Carly Sakolove as Rosie and Victor Wallace as Sam Carmichael. Principal casting also includes Jalynn Steele as Tanya, Rob Marnell as Harry Bright, Jim Newman as Bill Austin, and Grant Reynolds as Sky.
Rounding out the cast is Louis Griffin, Patrick Park, L’Oréal Roaché, Haley Wright, Gabe Amato, Adia Olanethia Bell, Emily Croft, Madison Deadman, Jordan De Leon, Nico DiPrimio, Patrick Dunn, Stephanie Genito, Tassy Kirbas, Danny Lopez-Alicea, Makoa, Faith Northcutt, Jasmine Overbaugh, Gray Phillips, Blake Price, Dorian Quinn, Xavi Soto Burgos,and Amy Weaver.
Since premiering in London in 1999 and on Broadway in 2001, the irresistible 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 paradise, all unfolding to the storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, 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.
MAMMA MIA! opened on Broadway in 2001 where it played for a record-breaking 14 years, first at the Winter Garden Theatre,thenattheBroadhurstTheatre. TheshowalsotouredNorthAmericafrom2000-2017withfourdifferenttouring companies spanning this period.
Also produced by Craymer, MAMMA MIA! The Movie became the highest grossing live action musical film of all time upon its release in 2008. A second film, MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again, opened in July 2018 and is the most successful live musical movie sequel of all time.
The films starred a host of stars including Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper, Lily James and Cher.
On Wednesday November 9, 2023, Broadway San Diego celebrated its 47th anniversary at the theater with MAMMA MIA.