London Mamma Mia! Reveals Cast for August Return

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Performances will resume August 25 at the Novello Theatre.
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Mazz Murray in Mamma Mia! Brinkhoff and Mogenburg

Casting has been announced for the London return of the international hit musical Mamma Mia!, which resumes performances August 25 at the Novello Theatre following the pandemic that shuttered theatres worldwide.

Returning to the cast will be 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 (In the Heights) as Tanya, Gemma Goggin (Doctor Faustus) as Rosie, Emma Mullen (Shetland) as Sophie, Jack Danson as Sky, Tegan Bannister (Les Misérables) as Ali, Michael Nelson (Mamma Mia!) as Eddie, and Alexandros Beshonges as Pepper, with Natalie Langston playing the role of Donna at certain performances.

Also new to the cast will be 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.

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With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia! is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.

Mamma Mia! originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre April 6, 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004, and then to the Novello Theatre in 2012.

The production is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce and Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material, and arrangements by Martin Koch. Mamma Mia! is produced by Craymer, Richard East, and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.

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