The cast is in tech onstage. The hours are long. The theater is dark. And yet, we still can’t stop bopping to these amazing ABBA tunes!
While Donna is hard at work getting her taverna ready for Sophie’s big day, Sophie has a few tricks of her own up her sleeve. After discovering her mother’s diary from the year she was conceived, Sophie learns that there are three men who could potentially be her dad—Sam Carmichael Harry Bright and Bill Austin. Naturally, she invites them all to the wedding, believing in her heart that when she sees her real dad, she will “just know.”
PAOLO MONTALBAN (Sam Carmichael) 5th Avenue Theatre debut! Broadway: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pacific Overtures, The King and I. Off-Broadway: Bella (Playwrights Horizons), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Delacorte). Regional: Benny and Joon (The Old Globe), The Orphan of Zhao (ACT, San Francisco), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Denver Center), A Little Night Music (ACT, San Francisco). Film: Just Wright, The Great Raid, American Adobo. TV: Cinderella (with Brandy and Whitney Houston), Mortal Kombat: Conquest, Madam Secretary, The Blacklist, SVU, Nurse Jackie. Tweet: @paolomontalban.
COBEY MANDARINO (Harry Bright) 5th Avenue Theatre debut. Regional: Streamers (Roundabout Theatre; New York Times “Top Ten of the Year”); A View from the Bridge (Seattle Rep); Slaughterhouse Five (Best Supporting Actor nominee, Book-It Rep); Chimera (Public Theater NY); Fiddler on the Roof (Arizona Theatre Co.); Goddess of Mercy (ACT Festival); Dick Whittington (SCT); She’s Come Undone and The Financial Lives of the Poets (Book-It Rep). Mandarino played Agent Rosten in seasons 4 and 5 of of NBC’s Grimm and has appeared on NBC’s Law & Order and ABC’s 6 Degrees. Graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University.
MATT WOLFE (Bill Austin) The 5th: Assassins, Pirates of Penzance; Saving Aimee; Aladdin; A Christmas Story, The Musical; Catch Me If You Can; The Sound of Music. Broadway: Scandalous. National Tour: Hello, Dolly! Village Theatre: The Producers, Iron Curtain, Million Dollar Quartet, Tommy, The Music Man and others. SCT: Goodnight Moon, The Wizard of Oz, Busytown and others. Wolfe is also the Artistic Director of Showtunes Theatre Company, which produces Broadway musicals in concert at Benaroya Hall and at ACT Theatre. Love to Bryan. http://www.matt-wolfe.net.