Mamma Mia! Cast Announced

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More

Now your Mamma knows…

Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! which will be opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September.

Sharon Sexton, who originated the role of Sloane in Bat Out Of Hell, will play Donna Sheridan who runs a taverna on a remote Greek island. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduate Emma Mullen will play her daughter Sophie, who is determined to find her father before getting married.

Emma Mullen, Rob Fowler. Sharon Sexton and Toby Miles. Pic – Mamma Mia!

The show’s two week run at the Edinburgh Playhouse, from 19 to 28 September 2019, will be the first date of a UK Tour celebrating 20 years since Mamma Mia! premiered in London in April 1999.

Playing the roles of Donna’s best pals and the other ex members of Donna and the Dynamos, who have turned up at her Greek island taverna to help celebrate her daughter’s marriage, will be Nicky Swift as Rosie and Helen Naker who will be reprising the role of Tanya.

Toby Miles, who was nominated in the Stage’s 2018 Debut Awards for his role in Les Miserables will play Sophie’s intended, Sky.

Of the potential fathers who were all on intimate terms with Donna during the summer of love, Rob Fowler who was Falco in Bat out of Hell will play Sam Carmichael, Daniel Crowder will play Harry Bright and Jamie Kenna will take on the role of Bill Austin.

MAMMA MIA!
International Tour Cast 2018/2019. Pic: Brinkhoff Mögenburg

Of the other named roles, Sophie’s best friends and bridesmaids will be played by Marie Finlayson as Ali and Mariella Mazzilli as Lisa. James Willoughby Moore will play Pepper, the worker at the Taverna who had a fling with Tanya, Eamonn Cox will be Eddie and Matthew Ronchetti will play Father Alexander.

Completing the cast are Taylor Bridges, Ambra Caserotti, Martin Dickinson, Billy Downes, Katie Dunsden, Matt Kennedy, Lewis Kidd, Emma Odell, Blair Robertson, Kaine Ruddach, Ellie Rutherford, Chiara Sparkes, Amy Thiroff, Cameron Vear, Sarah Wilkie and Robert Knight.

The tour is booked through to May 2020 with dates in Bradford, Dublin, Newcastle, Southampton, Hull, Nottingham and Birmingham.

Listing

Mamma Mia!
Playhouse, 18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Thursday 19 – Saturday 28 September 2019
Tue – Sat Eve: 7.30pm; Thurs 26 & Sat Mats: 2.30pm; Sun 22 Sep: 3pm.

Tickets and details: Book here.

MAMMA MIA! on tour:
19 – 28 September 2019 Edinburgh
Playhouse
0844 871 3014 Book online
4 – 20 October 2019 La Seine Musicale, Paris Book online
30 October – 23 November 2019 Bradford
Alhambra
01274 432 000 Book online
10 December 2019 – 5 January 2020 Dublin
Bord Gais Energy Theatre
0818 719 377 Book online
22 January – 8 February 2020 Newcastle
Theatre Royal
08448 11 21 21 Book online
11 – 29 February 2020 Southampton
The Mayflower Theatre
02380 711811 Book online
3 – 21 March 2020 Hull
New Theatre
01482 300 300 Book online
24 March – 4 April 2020 Nottingham
Concert Hall
0115 989 5555 Book online
12 – 30 May 2020 Birmingham
Hippodrome
0844 338 5000 Book online

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