Mamma Mia! on Broadway: Show Is Now Closed

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Mamma Mia! Summary

  • Show Status: Closed
  • Genre: Musical
  • Mamma Mia! is 2.5 Hours long, including an intermission of 15 Minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: October 5, 2001
  • Show Opened : October 18, 2001
  • Show Closed: September 12, 2015

Mamma Mia! is the story of a young woman (Sophie) on the eve of her wedding on a Greek island. Yearning for closure on who her father is, she invites her mother’s three former lovers to the wedding.

Mamma Mia! on Broadway Background

Mamma Mia! is an incredibly fun and uplifting musical, the score for which is compiled from the repertoire of the internationally renowned Swedish singing group ABBA. The musical is made up of such catchy ABBA songs as “Super Trouper,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Voulez Vous,” “Thank You for the Music,” “Dancing Queen,” “Lay All Your Love on Me,” and “Take a Chance on Me.”

Since debuting in 1999, over 54 million people from around the world have since the show. It has been playing on Broadway since 2001, when it was nominated for the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Performance by a Leading Actress, and Best Performance by a Featured Actress. It was adapted into a very successful film in 2008 starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Colin Firth, and Christine Baranski.

What's Mamma Mia! Like?

Sophie discovers her mother’s old diary. Upon reading it, Sophie discovers that her mother had intimate relationships with three men around the time of her conception. With this new found information, Sophie deduces that one of these men must be her father. Sophie’s mother, completely unaware of her daughter’s devices, is shocked when she comes face to face with her three former dalliances. Mamma Mia! provides non-stop fun, bringing the audience to its feet with the very danceable score.

Is Mamma Mia! Good for Kids?

Yes, the show is very fun for the whole family. It may be inappropriate for children under the age of 4, and likewise, children under the age of 4 are not permitted inside the theatre.

Theatre Information

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Seats: 1,156
Entrance: 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
Theatre Information

Broadhurst Theatre Seating Chart

Mamma Mia! Marquee

Mamma Mia! Marquee

Cast Members

Donna Sheridan
Judy McLane
Sophie Sheridan
Elena Ricardo
Lauren Cohn
Felicia Finley
Sam Carmichael
Alan Campbell
Harry Bright
Paul De Boy
Bill Austin
John Hemphill


Judy Craymer at Littlestar

Richard East at Littlestar

Bjorn Ulvaeus at Littlestar

Production Credits

Phyllida Lloyd
Anthony Van Laast
Production Designer
Mark Thompson
Lighting Designer
Howard Harrison
Sound Designer
Andrew Bruce + Bobby Aitken
Musical Supervisor
Martin Koch
Music + Lyrics
Benny Andersson + Bjorn Ulvaeus
Catherine Johnson
Production Stage Manager
Andrew Fenton

Creative Team

General Manager
Bespoke Theatricals LLC
Company Manager
J Anthony Magner
Casting Director
Tara Rubin Casting
Advertising Representative
Serino Coyne
Press Agent
Boneau Bryan-Brown