We’ve had our first audiences and it would seem that there are more than a few ABBA fans in Seattle—or maybe this show is just so much fun that you can’t resist it! Sophie’s fiance Sky is willing to do anything for her, putting his travels around the world on hold and marrying her, despite
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BY SARAH RUDINOFF (Rosie in The 5th’s Mamma Mia!) When our director Bill Berry called with an offer to play Rosie, he said Lisa Estridge was coming back to Seattle to do the show. I think I said yes right after he said Lisa’s name. Lisa is one of the few people who truly makes me giggle
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
By BRIDGET MORGAN, Senior PR & Communications Manager Donna Sheridan is a remarkable character in the world of musical theater. She is an imperfect middle-aged woman whose past and present are occasionally littered with the consequences of messy decisions—she is strong and decisive, flawed and human. Her musical peers might include indomitable divas like Dolly
By ALBERT EVANS, Artistic Associate I sat down with Bill Berry, Producing Artistic Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre, to discuss his process of directing a new version of Mamma Mia! Here’s what he said. ALBERT EVANS: What’s new about this show? BILL BERRY: Well, it’s not a new version of Mamma Mia! It’s a
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