There is only one way to describe our brand new staging of Mamma Mia!: FUN! Rehearsals are underway and we cannot stop laughing—not to mention dancing to the unforgettable ABBA hits that make this show so irrepressible.
Donna Sheridan is a fiercely independent single mom watching her only daughter get married with her best friends, Tanya and Rosie at her side.
KENDRA KASSEBAUM (Donna Sheridan) 5th Avenue Theatre: The Secret Garden, A Little Night Music, Company, Cinderella, ELF. 5th Ave/ACT Theatre: Assassins, Jacques Brel. Seattle Rep: Come From Away. Broadway: Come From Away (Janice), Wicked (Glinda), RENT (Maureen), Assassins (Ensemble), Leap of Faith (Sam). New York Theater: Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Receptionist (Lorraine), Roundabout Theatre Company’s A Little Night Music with Vanessa Redgrave (Petra). Tours: Come From Away (Helen Hayes Nomination), Wicked 1st National Tour original cast (Helen Hayes Nomination). Original cast albums: Leap of Faith, Assassins, Come From Away. Film: The Other Woman. Favorite regional credits include: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Sundance Writer’s Lab, San Jose Rep, Ordway Theater, Florida Stage, The Muny, Arizona Theatre Company.
LISA ESTRIDGE (Tanya) is overjoyed and honored to return to The 5th. She was last seen on this stage as the Witch in Into the Woods. Other 5th Avenue credits include: Company, Buddy, Smokey Joe’s Café, Hair and Most Happy Fella. Estridge now resides in Chicago, but Seattle will always be her theater home. When she is not doing theater, Estridge spends her time performing lead vocals and managing her band, Chi-Town Soul. http://www.chitownsoul.com.
SARAH RUDINOFF (Rosie) has performed at The 5th in Wonderful Town (Ruth), On the Town (Hildy), Cinderella (Stepsister Portia), How to Succeed… (Smitty – Gregory Award). Last season, her solo show NowNowNow premiered at On the Boards and she played Lisa Kron in her play Well at the Seattle Rep. Rudinoff’s original work was recently featured in collaboration with composer Chris Jeffries as part of Genius / 21 Century / Seattle at the Frye Art Museum. Rudinoff was awarded a Stranger Genius Award in Performance.
Get your tickets now at www.5thavenue.org/show/mamma-mia!