Winther's agent confirmed to Playbill On-Line that the actor will replace Richard Binsley as Harry Bright Oct. 22. That day, most of the original cast will depart the production at the Winter Garden Theatre.
On Broadway, Michael Winther starred in The Crucible, 1776, Artist Descending a Staircase and Damn Yankees. His Off Broadway credits include Hapgood, Berlin to Broadway, Forever Plaid, and the original cast of Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding. Winther has been seen on screen in "Independence Day," "Universal Soldier," "Law & Order," "Mary and Rhoda," "The Wild Thornberrys" and "Rocket Power."
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.