PHOTO CALL: Mamma Mia! Celebrates Becoming 19th Longest-Running Show

News   PHOTO CALL: Mamma Mia! Celebrates Becoming 19th Longest-Running Show The international hit musical Mamma Mia!, which continues to pack in audiences night after night, became the 19th longest-running production in Broadway history July 5.
Carolee Carmello and David McDonald
Carolee Carmello and David McDonald

On July 3 the musical played its 2,377th performance to surpass Annie as the 20th longest-running show in history. Two days later marked performance 2,378, with the show slipping past Cabaret into the number 19 spot.

The show currently features Carolee Carmello as Donna Sheridan, Joan Hess as Tanya, Gina Ferrall as Rosie, Carey Anderson as Sophie Sheridan, Andy Kelso as Sky, Michael Mastro as Harry Bright, David McDonald as Sam Carmichael and Pearce Bunting as Bill Austin. The musical plays the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

Here's a look at the celebration that took place onstage following the Thursday evening performance:

 

 
Joan Hess, Carolee Carmello and Gina Ferrall   Andy Kelso and Carey Anderson

 
From left: Joan Hess, Michael Mastro, Carolee Carmello, David McDonald, Gina Ferrall and Pearce Bunting

 
The cast of Mamma Mia!

 

photos by Aubrey Reuben