MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is delighted to announce the brand new solid arriving at Nikos Taverna on the Greek island of Skopelos, together with British pop star Antony Costa who will play the position of Nikos.
Antony Costa stated: ‘I’m thrilled to have been given such a singular alternative to be part of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY. Being an enormous ABBA fan myself, I can not wait to get caught into such a enjoyable venture and immerse myself into the world that Björn Ulvaeus and Sandi Toksvig have so masterfully crafted. See you within the Taverna!’
Antony Costa shaped the boyband Blue in 2000 with members Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe and Duncan James, happening to promote 15 million information worldwide and successful the celebrated Brit award for greatest British Pop Act in 2003. The band lately sold-out arenas throughout the UK on tour in 2022. Alongside his music profession, Costa’s theatre credit embody main roles in Blood Brothers (West Finish), Boogie Nights (UK Tour), Rock of Ages (UK Tour), Zorro (Hope Mill Theatre), The Cat and The Canary (UK Tour), Popstars: The Musical (UK Tour), Aladdin (De Montfort Corridor, Leicester) and Magnificence and the Beast (Grand Opera Home, York).
The remainder of the brand new solid of London’s premier eating expertise contains Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah (Harry Potter and the Cursed Little one, Palace Theatre) as Debbie, Jacob Dachtler (Halls The Musical, Turbine Theatre) as Adam and Sarah Drake (From Right here to Eternity, Charing Cross Theatre) as Nina. Adam Redford (The 12 Tenors, Europe Tour) joins the lineup as Ruben/Swing, Emanuel Alba (Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum) as Carlos/Swing, Deschenes Graham (‘Alice’ in Mad Hatter’s Circus) as Joyce/Swing, Lucy-Anne Stacey (We Will Rock You, Royal Caribbean) as Sue/Swing and Gemma McLean (Solely Fools and Horses, Theatre Royal Haymarket) as Kate (at sure performances).
They be a part of current solid members Molly Cleere who will likely be enjoying the position of Konstantina, Kimberly Powell who will proceed as Kate (at sure performances), Daybreak Spence as Grandma, Oscar Balmaseda as Fernando, Robban Hogstrom as Robin/Swing and Claudia Bradley as Loretta/Swing while Rosie Rowlands and Allie Ho Chee share the position of Bella, together with the musicians, John Donovan, Luke Higgins, Kathryn Tindall, Steve Rushton and Luke Roberts.
On account of extraordinary demand, MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is now reserving till 3 March 2024 at The O2, London. 2024 marks the fiftieth anniversary of ABBA’s legendary efficiency of Waterloo on the 1974 Eurovision Track Contest and a visit to Nikos Taverna on the Greek Island of Skopelos (the beautiful location the place many of the exteriors of the primary MAMMA MIA! movie had been shot) is the proper approach to have fun this milestone. Created by ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus, with the English ebook by Sandi Toksvig, MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is a singular and magical expertise, bringing ABBA’s hits to life extra vividly than ever earlier than. Over the course of 4 glittering hours, visitors can immerse themselves in a spectacular musical extravaganza, a set four-course Greek feast and an ABBA disco, multi functional unforgettable night of dancing, eating and singing!
Nikos and his spouse Kate run the unique and great Nikos Taverna along with their household and pals. Informed via dialogue and timeless ABBA songs, a heat, romantic and joke evolves and unfolds through the night, going down across the visitors as they take pleasure in a connoisseur Greek meal. The night ends with a Seventies disco, the place viewers members are inspired to remain to sing and dance to ABBA’s biggest hits.
MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY has music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (some songs with Stig Anderson), and a narrative by Calle Norlén, Roine Söderlundh and Björn Ulvaeus, with the English ebook by author, comic and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig.
The London model of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY, which initially opened in Stockholm in January 2016, is co-directed and choreographed by Stacey Haynes and Roine Söderlundh, with set designed by Bengt Fröderberg, lighting designed by Patrick Woodroffe, sound designed by Gareth Owen, costumes designed by Annsofi Nyberg, music supervision by Robin Svensson and casting by David Grindrod CDG for Grindrod Burton Casting.
MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY is executively produced by Björn Ulvaeus and produced by U-Stay.
MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY
London SE10 0DX
Reserving to three March 2024.
Minimal age: 5