Olga Merediz, seen on Broadway in Reckless, Man of La Mancha and Les Misérables, will become the newest Rosie, the role created in New York by Tony winner Judy Kaye. Carey Anderson, seen in the national tour of Mamma Mia!, will step into the role of Sophie Sheridan, her Broadway bow, and Andy Kelso will also make his Broadway debut as Sky. Judy McLane, David Beach and Mark L. Montgomery will continue in their roles of, respectively, Tanya, Harry Bright and Bill Austin.
Mamma Mia! employs the hit songs of famed pop group ABBA to tell the story of Sophie Sheridan, a young girl who hopes to discover the identity of her father. On the eve of her wedding, she brings three men from her mother Donna's past back to the Greek island they visited over two decades ago. The musical Mamma Mia! celebrated its third anniversary on Broadway Oct. 18, 2004.
Mamma Mia! features music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, a book by Catherine Johnson, direction by Phyllida Lloyd and choreography by Anthony Van Laast. The musical plays the Winter Garden Theatre, which is located in New York City at 1634 Broadway. For tickets, call (212) 239-6262. The musical offers performances Wednesday through Saturdays at 8 PM, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 PM and Sundays at 2 and 7 PM.