Mamma Mia! Will Play Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

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02 Dec 2013

Judy McLane
Judy McLane
Photo by Joan Marcus

The long-running, international hit musical Mamma Mia!, which recently reopened at its new Broadway home, the Broadhurst Theatre, is heading to the high seas.

The acclaimed musical, which features the hits of the pop group ABBA, will play Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas, according to USA Today. Mamma Mia! will debut on the 4,180-passenger ship in November 2014.

Since 2009 three other Broadway musicals have debuted on Royal Caribbean: Hairspray, Chicago and Saturday Night Fever.

Quantum of the Seas is currently under construction in Germany.

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Now celebrating 13 years on Broadway, Mamma Mia! is the tenth longest-running show in Broadway history.

Mamma Mia! has been seen by over 50 million people worldwide and has grossed more than $2 billion at the box office.

The Broadway company is currently headed by Judy McLane, Felicia Finley, Lauren Cohn, Laurie Veldheer, Aaron Lazar, Daniel Cooney, Graham Rowat, Zak Resnick, Jacob Pinion, Thomasina E. Gross, Traci Victoria and Albert Guerzon.

With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia! is written by Catherine Johnson and directed by Phyllida Lloyd. The production has choreography by Anthony Van Laast, production design by Mark Thompson, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce and Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.

Show times at the Broadhurst are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 7 PM with matinees Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM.

The Broadhurst Theatre is located at 235 West 44th Street. For more information visit mammamianorthamerica.com.