Toronto Mamma Mia!, with Dawson, Hunt, Raimo, Coomer, Tyler, Begins April 28

News   Toronto Mamma Mia!, with Dawson, Hunt, Raimo, Coomer, Tyler, Begins April 28
 
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia! returns to Toronto April 28 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Performances will continue through June 6.

The cast is headed by Michelle Dawson as Donna Sheridan, Liana Hunt as Sophie Sheridan and David Raimo as Sky. Kittra Wynn Coomer and Rachel Tyler will play Donna's best friends and former back-up band, Rosie and Tanya, respectively, with John Sanders (Sam Carmichael), Matthew Ashford (Bill Austin) and Vincent Corazza (Harry Bright) as the three men from Donna's past.

The cast also features Melanie Brezill (Ali), Ayme Olivo (Lisa), Adam Kaokept (Pepper) and Michael Roberts McKee (Eddie). The ensemble comprises Stephanie Barnum, Lyndsey Cole, Jane Cooke, Donell James Foreman, Lori Haley Fox, Carole Denise Jones, Leah Joseph, Mario Matthews, Jennifer Noth, Damien DeShaun Smith, Matthew Tyler Jason Watson, Bradley Whitfield and John-Michael Zuerlein.

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.

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 was a hit in London, where it still plays, before arriving on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it is also a long-running hit. The production also spawned a hit film starring Oscar winner Meryl Streep. For tickets call (416) 872-1212 or visit (800) 461-3333 or visit www.mirvish.com.

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