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About Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! is the iconic musical which combines the smash-hit songs of Abba with a story full of love and laughter on the Greek island of Kalokairi. Experience the magic of the Mamma Mia musical brought to life on stage at London’s Novello Theatre.
The show is a high energy musical bound to leave theatregoers on a high. Whether you're an Abba fan or have never seen the story before, the show has plenty to delight fans and new viewers alike. Since premiering in London, this irresistible and sunny comedy has thrilled over 60 million people all around the world. There's never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in the West End, where it all began. The production has been in London since its debut in 1999 and celebrates its 21-year anniversary as a top West End Theatre musical in 2020. Whatever age you are, you can't help but have the time of your life at the MAMMA MIA musical!
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Mamma Mia Musical - The Story and Characters
The musical is set on an idyllic Greek island paradise, and centres around a story of love, family, identity and friendship. Set to an incredible Abba soundtrack, the feel-good musical tells the story of Sophie Sheridan and her upcoming marriage to her fiance Sky. Sophie has never met her father and wants to invite him to her wedding to have both of her parents there for the first time in her life. After finding an old diary of her mother Donna, she discovers that she actually has three possible fathers. She decides to invite all three men to the wedding to discover her true father and to have him walk her down the aisle. Sam, Harry and Bill subsequently arrive on the Greek island of Kalokairi to the surprise and shock of Sophie’s mother Donna, who is forced to confront her past lovers all at once. Full of love and laughter, the musical and comedy is a timeless classic and not to be missed!
Mamma Mia and Abba
Abba are the legendary Swedish pop group, made up of Agnetha Fältskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The exciting musical blends timeless classic Abba songs with plenty of comedy, drama and fun. The uplifting story includes smash hit songs from Abba, including the titular song ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Money, Money, Money’, ‘Super Trouper’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Voulez-Vous’, ‘SOS’ and ‘The Winner Takes It All’ amongst others.
Enjoy a sing-along with Donna and the Dynamos as they perform Abba classics in eclectic eighties outfits and get ready for the time of your life. The soundtrack is a central part of the experience, complementing the on-stage drama and fun perfectly.
Mamma Mia History
Along with the incredible stage show, there are also two hugely successful films. Fans of the 2008 movie debut and the subsequent 2018 prequel and sequel, 'Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again', will relish in the stage production and an ultimately immersive Abba-filled experience. The show has also been on Broadway in America, opening in 2001.
The story is recreated on stage in London by renowned British playwright Catherine Johnson. Experience the magic of Mamma Mia brought to life on stage in the musical at Novello Theatre.
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Where is Mamma Mia in London?
The Mamma Mia Musical takes place at the Novello Theatre in London, with an address of Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD, UK.
How to get to Novello Theatre in London:
By Tube/Underground – The nearest tube stops are Covent Garden and Holborn and Charing Cross. You can get the Central and Piccadilly line to Holborn, the Piccadilly line to Holborn or the Northern line or Bakerloo line to Charing Cross.
By Bus – The following bus routes stop in Aldwych and nearby: 1, 4, 6, 9, 26, 59, 68, 76, 87, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243, 341, and 521.
By Car – Public transport is recommended due to limited car and street parking. The nearest car park is in Drury Lane.
When is Mamma Mia on in London?
Performance Dates and Times: Mamma Mia London shows run every week from Monday – Saturday, starting at 19:45. The musical also has additional Matinee shows on Thursday and Saturdays at 15:00.
What is the run-time for the musical?
Mamma Mia has a run-time of 2 hours and 35 minutes, including a 15-minute interval.
Is the Mamma Mia musical family friendly?
Yes, the Mamma Mia musical is family friendly. Please note it is suitable for children aged five and over.
Is there accessible seating and are access facilities available?
Yes, accessible tickets are available. For information regarding disabled facilities please contact the venue and email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the venue directly on 0844 482 5137. To find out more about accessible tickets, check out our Accessibility Help Page.
Box Office Numbers & Information for Novello Theatre:
The Booking number for the box office is 0870 5344 444. The Box office hours are open from 10:00-20:00 Monday to Saturday. Box office collection of Mamma Mia tickets is accepted and you can pick up tickets for collection on the day and during the hour before the performance starts. Please take the credit card used to make the booking and the Ticketmaster booking reference number as proof of purchase.
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