Mamma Mia the musical celebrates 23rd birthday in London

The global phenomenon that is Mamma Mia the musical celebrated its 23rd birthday in London this week. Mamma Mia is currently playing at the Novello Theatre.

Mamma Mia! West End
Josie Benson, Mazz Murray and Gemma Goggin in Mamma Mia the musical West End. Photo: Brinkhoff Moegenburg

The global smash hit musical originally opened in London at the Prince Edward Theatre on 6 April 1999, before transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2004, and then to the Novello Theatre in 2012.  The London production of Mamma Mia the musical has been seen by over 9 million people and has broken box office records in all three of its London homes.

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The London cast stars Mazz Murray as Donna, Josie Benson as Tanya, Gemma Goggin as Rosie, Richard Trinder as Sam, Neil Moors as Harry, Stephen Beckett as Bill, Emma Mullen as Sophie, Jack Danson as Sky, Tegan Bannister as Ali, Sophie Matthew as Lisa, Michael Nelson as Eddie and Alexandros Beshonges as Pepper, with Natalie Langston playing the role of Donna at certain performances.

With music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia! is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.

Mamma Mia! is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.

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