Jenny Fellner to Make Her Broadway Debut in Mamma Mia!

News   Jenny Fellner to Make Her Broadway Debut in Mamma Mia! The Broadway production of Mamma Mia! has found its new Sophie.

Jenny Fellner — who will star in the Bay Street Theatre's upcoming production of The Boy Friend (directed by Julie Andrews) — will replace Tina Maddigan in the role of the young woman searching for her father. Fellner's agent confirmed to Playbill On-Line that the actress singer will begin her Broadway run Oct. 22. That day, Dee Hoty also joins the company, replacing Tony nominee Louise Pitre as Donna.

Fellner, who will be making her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia!, has previously appeared in productions of Footloose, Jekyll and Hyde and Evita. She received her B.A. in musical theatre from the University of Northern Colorado.

Mamma Mia! — featuring the tunes of ABBA — plays the Winter Garden Theatre, which is located in New York City at 1634 Broadway. For tickets, call (212) 239-6262. Mamma Mia! is on the web at http://www.mamma mia.com.