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JUDY CRAYMER, RICHARD EAST AND BJÖRN ULVAEUS FOR LITTLESTAR IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSAL PRESENT

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY

BENNY ANDERSSON BJÖRN ULVAEUS AND SOME SONGS WITH STIG ANDERSON BOOK BY CATHERINE

JOHNSON

PRODUCTION DESIGNED BY

MARK THOMPSON LIGHTING DESIGNED BY

HOWARD HARRISON SOUND DESIGNED BY

ANDREW BRUCE & BOBBY AITKEN MUSICAL SUPERVISOR, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL & ARRANGEMENTS

MARTIN KOCH CHOREOGRAPHY

ANTHONY VAN LAAST DIRECTED BY

PHYLLIDA LLOYD

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CAST

(in order of speaking) Sophie Sheridan...............................................................................................................CHLOE TUCKER Ali..........................................................................................................................STEPHANIE BARNUM Lisa................................................................................................................... ELENA MARISA FLORES Tanya.................................................................................................................................ALISON EWING Rosie...........................................................................................................................MARY CALLANAN Donna Sheridan........................................................................................................ KAYE TUCKERMAN Sky.............................................................................................................................. HAPPY MAHANEY Pepper..........................................................................................................................ETHAN LE PHONG Eddie..........................................................................................................JAMES MICHAEL LAMBERT Harry Bright..........................................................................................................................PAUL DEBOY Bill Austin....................................................................................................JOHN-MICHAEL ZUERLEIN Sam Carmichael..................................................................................................... CHRISTIAN WHELAN Father Alexandrios................................................................................................... BRIAN RAY NORRIS

THE ENSEMBLE JEFF APPLEGATE, JUSTIN BERKOBIEN, JULIUS CHASE, JEFF DIEBOLD, EILEEN FAXAS, THOMASINA E. GROSS, CAROLE DENISE JONES, ALYSON LANGE, MARLENE MARTINEZ, BRIAN RAY NORRIS, CHRISTOPHER SERGEEFF, JENNIFER SWIDERSKI, TRAVIS TABER, MICHELLE WEISSGERBER

UNDERSTUDIES

For Sophie Sheridan—Stephanie Barnum, Alyson Lange; for Ali—Thomasina E. Gross, Alyson Lange, Marlene Martinez; for Lisa—Carole Denise Jones, Marlene Martinez; for Tanya—Jennifer Swiderski, Michelle Weissgerber; for Rosie—Eileen Faxas, Jennifer Swiderski; for Donna Sheridan—Eileen Faxas, Michelle Weissgerber; for Sky—Justin Berkobien, Travis Taber; for Pepper—Julius Chase, Christopher Hudson Myers, Christopher Sergeeff; for Eddie—Julius Chase, Christopher Sergeeff; for Harry Bright—Jeff Applegate, Brian Ray Norris; for Bill Austin—Jeff Diebold, Brian Ray Norris; for Sam Carmichael—Jeff Applegate, Jeff Diebold; for Father Alexandrios—Jeff Applegate, Jeff Diebold

SWINGS RACHEL MACISAAC, CHRISTOPHER HUDSON MYERS, TERA-LEE POLLIN, TROY WOODCROFT Dance Captain—Christopher Hudson Myers

THE BAND Music Director/Keyboard 1—BILL CONGDON Associate Music Director/Keyboard 2—ELAINE DAVIDSON Guitar 1—ANDREW ZINSMEISTER Guitar 2—DARREN LUCAS Electric Bass—MICHAEL EPPERHART Drums—JOSHUA PRIEST Music Coordinator—TALITHA FEHR / TL MUSIC INTERNATIONAL LTD. Actors and stage managers are members of Actors’ Equity Association. Musicians are represented by AFM.

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CAST

KAYE TUCKERMAN

CHLOE TUCKER

MARY CALLANAN

ALISON EWING

PAUL DEBOY

CHRISTIAN WHELAN

JOHN-MICHAEL ZUERLEIN

HAPPY MAHANEY

STEPHANIE BARNUM

ELENA MARISA FLORES

JAMES MICHAEL LAMBERT

ETHAN LE PHONG

JEFF APPLEGATE

JUSTIN BERKOBIEN

JULIUS CHASE

JEFF DIEBOLD

EILEEN FAXAS

THOMASINA E. GROSS

CAROLE DENISE JONES

ALYSON LANGE

RACHEL MACISAAC

MARLENE MARTINEZ

CHRISTOPHER HUDSON MYERS

BRIAN RAY NORRIS

TERA-LEE POLLIN

CHRISTOPHER SERGEEFF

JENNIFER SWIDERSKI

TRAVIS TABER

MICHELLE WEISSGERBER

TROY WOODCROFT

MAMMA MIA!


SCENES & MUSICAL NUMBERS in alphabetical order CHIQUITITA DANCING QUEEN DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW GIMME! GIMME! GIMME! HONEY, HONEY I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO I HAVE A DREAM KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME MAMMA MIA MONEY, MONEY, MONEY ONE OF US OUR LAST SUMMER SLIPPING THROUGH MY FINGERS S.O.S. SUPER TROUPER TAKE A CHANCE ON ME THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC THE NAME OF THE GAME THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL UNDER ATTACK VOULEZ-VOUS On a Greek Island, a wedding is about to take place...

PROLOGUE Three months before the wedding

ACT ONE The day before the wedding

INTERMISSION (20 Minutes)

ACT TWO The day of the wedding

The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs, either with or without flash, is strictly prohibited.

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST KAYE TUCKERMAN (Donna Sheridan). Originally from Sydney, Australia. Theatre: Les Misérables, South Pacific, Jesus Christ Superstar, Boy from Oz (world premiere), Sunset Boulevard, Wild Party, John & Jen, Closer than Ever, Take Flight. Cabaret: Numerous awards for: Maneater, Stalker, Siren, The Chanteuse—Absinthe at Spiegelworld, New York/Miami. Film: Matrix Reloaded/Revolutions. Recordings: Siren, Absinthe. www.kayetuckerman.com. CHLOE TUCKER (Sophie Sheridan). A graduate of the Hamilton Academy School of Music in Los Angeles, she also attended The Boston Conservatory. She would like to thank Eric Woodall for giving her this opportunity, Diane Feldman and Rich Schraier for always being her guiding lights and most importantly, her parents who never stopped believing. MARY CALLANAN (Rosie). National: The Sound of Music (Frau Schmidt/Nun), big (Mrs. Baskin), Damn Yankees (Sister), Cinderella (Queen). Regional: Great American Trailer Park Musical (Lin), Sophie Tucker (Sophie), Sweeney Todd (Lovett), Les Misérables (Mme. Thenardier), Bat Boy (Rev. Hightower), Late Nite Catechism (Sister), Follies (Hattie). www.marycallanan.com. ALISON EWING (Tanya) played Lulu in Cabaret in the Broadway, touring and Paris productions. Other favorites: …Putnam County Spelling Bee at San Jose Rep, Emma, Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues and Harold & Maude at TheatreWorks. Alison is also a voiceover artist for radio and video games. Love to Keith and Buddy!

Hospital,” “Guiding Light,” “All My Children,” “Dellaventura,” “Baywatch,” “Skindeep,” “Outlaws,” Angel Town, Tomcats, Celebrity. www.christianwhelan.com. JOHN-MICHAEL ZUERLEIN (Bill Austin). Midwestern boy from Omaha, Neb! Regional: Forbidden Broadway; The Secret Garden; A Tuna Christmas; Smokey Joe’s Café; Forever Plaid; tick, tick…BOOM!; Falsettos; Winesburg, Ohio; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Candide. Dedicated to my sister, Deb, who was my biggest fan and taught me that you should always do what you love! Visit www.jmznyc.com. HAPPY MAHANEY (Sky). Regional: Cabaret, Footloose, Joseph…Dreamcoat, All Shook Up, Into the Woods, Grease, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors. TV/Film: Living with Fran, Rules of Engagement, Barbershop, Women in Law, Boo!, Hollywood Kills, I Hate Musicals. Love to Mom and Dad. Thanks to Dolores, THOR, and Tara Rubin casting. Visit www.happymahaney.com. STEPHANIE BARNUM (Ali, u/s Sophie Sheridan) is thrilled to join the cast of Mamma Mia! National tour: Evita (Mistress). Regional: Les Misérables (Cosette). Other credits: Urinetown (Hope Cladwell), Parade (Iola Stover). Graduate of NYU Vocal Performance. Love to Mom, Dad and Jackie. ELENA MARISA FLORES (Lisa). A proud small town girl from Martinsville, IN. Ball State University grad. Favorite credits: Hair (Ronny), Nunsense (Robert Anne), House On Mango Street (u/s). “I’d be nothing without my family, MLB, CG & BSU!”

PAUL DEBOY (Harry Bright). Favorite Roles: Higgins in My Fair Lady, Henry in The Real Thing (Pioneer), Hannay in The 39 Steps (Rep. Theatre of St. Louis), Cliff in Cabaret (Meadow Brook), Nick in Sight Unseen and Nasty/Interesting Man in Sarah Ruhl’s eurydice for 2nd Stage. TV: “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: CI.”

JAMES MICHAEL LAMBERT (Eddie). Last seen nationally in Happy Days (Ralph Malph) with world renown director Garry Marshall & Oscar composer Paul Williams. Film/TV: Emmy winning “Mad Men” (AMC), “Lights.” (PBS). Graduate UCLA TFT. <3 2: M, D, GM, AF, CL, MW, J&M, & TIGGS!

CHRISTIAN WHELAN (Sam Carmichael). Tours: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Lawrence), Aida (Zoser), Ragtime (Conklin), Little House on the Prairie (Brewster). Off-B’way/NYC/ Regional: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Triton), Ministry of Progress, Utah! (Hamblin), 110 in the Shade (Starbuck). TV and Film: “General

ETHAN LE PHONG (Pepper). Credits: Miss Saigon (Broadway/2nd National Tour/Germany); East West Player’s Pippin (Pippin); Hollywood Bowl’s Les Misérables and Rent; WWRY (original cast recording), Luntha in The King & I (Royal Albert Hall/West End/UK National Tour); HBO’s “Little Britain USA.” www.ethanlephong.com.

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST JEFF APPLEGATE (Ensemble, u/s Harry Bright, u/s Sam Carmichael, u/s Father Alexandrios). Tour: West Side Story (u/s Tony). Regional: Pioneer Theatre (West Side Story— Tony), Pennsylvania Center Stage (Lend Me a Tenor), Meadowbrook Theatre (The Rocky Horror Show). Film: The Good Shepherd; Englishman in New York; Veronika Decides to Die. JUSTIN BERKOBIEN (Ensemble, u/s Sky). Regional Favorites: The Buddy Holly Story (Buddy), Fiddler On The Roof (Perchik), Married Alive (Paul). Penned award-winning drama, American Son. “Thanks to Gray Talent, Tara Rubin Casting. Happy husband, proud father.” JULIUS CHASE (Ensemble, u/s Eddie, u/s Pepper). Laissez les bon temp rouler! Julius is a proud native of New Orleans, Louisiana and recent CCM graduate (2010). Many thanks to TRC, Stewart, friends, fam and mentors! Dare to Dream. Tours: Disney’s High School Musical. JEFF DIEBOLD (Ensemble, u/s Bill Austin, u/s Sam Carmichael, u/s Father Alexandrios). Proud native of Buffalo, NY. Regional: Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Man of La Mancha, Guys and Dolls, Damn Yankees. Huge thanks to my family, Tara Rubin Casting, and especially Rachel, Roberta and Bill. EILEEN FAXAS (Ensemble, u/s for Donna Sheridan, u/s Rosie). As a TV reporter, Eileen won 3 Emmys before running away to join the musical theatre circus. Favorite credits: Drowsy Chaperone (Drowsy), Wizard of Oz (Wicked Witch). My deepest thanks to all who believed! EileenFaxas.com. THOMASINA E. GROSS (Ensemble, u/s Ali) is thrilled to be joining the Mamma Mia! family. Baldwin Wallace Conservatory Alum, SAG/AEA. Credits: “GLEE”, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Hair (Europe). Thanks: THOR and Tara Rubin Casting. Love to my fam and friends! G.I.G! All other ground is sinking sand… CAROLE DENISE JONES (Ensemble, u/s Lisa) was born in Virginia and studied Musical Theater at James Madison University. National tours: Whistle Down the Wind (Candy). Regional: Aida (Aida), Dreamgirls (Michelle Morris).

ALYSON LANGE (Ensemble, u/s Sophie, u/s Ali) is thrilled to be joining MAMMA MIA!. Broadway: Baz Luhrmann’s La Boheme. Other credits: A Wonderful Life (NYSTI). BFA Syracuse University. “Special thanks to Carson/Kolker, 2F, my family, and friends. This one’s for you Pookie.” RACHEL MACISAAC (Swing) is ecstatic to be touring with Mamma Mia! BFA from UArts. Some favorite shows: Chorus Line (Cassie), Les Mis, Wedding Singer, HSM (Sharpay), West Side (Consuelo). “Thanx to Mom, Dad, Christopher and Mamma Mia! Family!!!” MARLENE MARTINEZ (Ensemble, u/s Ali, u/s Lisa) has performed with Deborah Gibson, Gladys Knight, Kristen Chenoweth, The Doobie Brothers and Chicago. Film: A Single Man. B.F.A in Musical Theatre from CSUF. Thank you to my family for their endless love and support! CHRISTOPHER HUDSON MYERS (Dance Captain, Swing, u/s Pepper). N.Y./Regional: Les Misérables (Marius), Altar Boyz (Abraham), Gay Bride of Frankenstein (Hairy), Cabaret (Emcee), The Wedding Singer (Robbie). Thanks to Rachel, my family, AEA, Tara Rubin Casting and ABBA! BRIAN RAY NORRIS (Ensemble, u/s Harry Bright, u/s Bill Austin). Previous credits: Annie at North Carolina Theater as Bert Healy, Sweeney Todd at Casa Manana as Beadle Bamford and was featured in The Full Monty at Paper Mill Playhouse. Other favorite roles: Roger/Grease, Mr. Collins/Pride & Prejudice. TERA-LEE POLLIN (Swing). Broadway: Hot Feet (Kalimba u/s), Urban Cowboy (Candi Cane). Other credits: Spamalot National Tour, The Wiz (La Jolla Playhouse), Swing! Film: The Smurfs Movie, Dark Horse, Old Dogs. TV: “Saturday Night Live,” “Disney Fairytale Weddings.” CHRISTOPHER SERGEEFF (Ensemble, u/s Pepper, u/s Eddie). Recent: West Side Story (Chino) at Atlanta TOTS 2007; Carnival at The Kennedy Center; Hello, Dolly! at Ogunquit Playhouse starring Sally Struthers; Beauty and the Beast at The Ordway Center. Personal favorite: dead guy on “Law & Order” with Jerry Orbach. JENNIFER SWIDERSKI (Ensemble, u/s Tanya, u/s Rosie). Favorites: The Drowsy Chaperone (first 7

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WHO’S WHO in the CAST national tour, performed title role). …Spelling Bee (Rona), The Full Monty (Vicki), South Pacific (Nellie), Sisters of Swing (Patty—Best Actress Carbonell nomination). Big Gratitude to Loved Ones! www.jenniferswiderski.com. TRAVIS TABER (Ensemble, u/s Sky). Off-B’way: For Lovers Only, Promenade (Legacy Series). Regional: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change as both Man 1 and Man 2. (Westchester Broadway), Oliver! (White Plains Performing Arts Center). Thank you to my awesome family. Col 3:23. MICHELLE WEISSGERBER (Ensemble, u/s Tanya, u/s Donna Sheridan) is making her National Tour Debut. Graduate of PPU. Recent theater/film work: Second City, MPAC Arlington Heights, Theater Bam, Pittsburgh Rep, Chicago Code, Norton Anti-Virus. “Thanks to Paonessa Talent, Sam Samuelson, and David.” TROY WOODCROFT (Swing). Baz Luhrmann’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Original Australian cast/recordings of Rent (Mark u/s), Beauty and the Beast (Young Prince). International/U.S. tours of Cats (Mungojerri/Tugger). West Side Story (Snow Boy), Oliver, Chess, Peter Pan in Pan. B.J. FORMAN (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: Avenue Q, 42nd Street. Off-Broadway: Jewtopia, Confessions of a Mormon Boy, The Musical of Musicals, Pirates of Penzance, The Rink. National/International Tours: Grease, 42nd Street, Man of La Mancha, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Phantom of the Opera. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. As always, love to Mark. TINA R. PERRUCCI (Stage Manager) is thrilled to join the company of Mamma Mia! International Tours include: Grease, Fame, Porgy & Bess and Sophisticated Ladies. Favorite Regional/B’way Workshops include: Big River & brooklyn. www.tinaperrucci.com. MATT SCHREIBER (Assistant Stage Manager). Broadway: In the Heights and Avenue Q. National Tour: In the Heights. Matt also performed the roles of Nicky/Trekkie Monster in the Broadway cast of Avenue Q. JUDY CRAYMER (Producer) graduated from the Guildhall School of Music in 1977 and has since MAMMA MIA!

worked extensively in the theatre, film, television and music industries. She worked as a stage manager for the Haymarket Theatre in Leicester, the Old Vic Theatre, London and on the original production of Cats for Cameron Mackintosh and the Really Useful Theatre Company. In 1984, Judy became the managing director of Three Knights Ltd, formed by Benny Andersson, Tim Rice and Björn Ulvaeus and was the Executive Producer for the West End production of Chess at the Prince Edward Theatre. In 1987, Judy decided to pursue a career in film and television where she produced and developed television drama and comedy. The idea of Mamma Mia! was originated by Judy who in 1996 formed Littlestar Services Limited with Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Richard East, to produce the stage musical. She is the Producer of Mamma Mia! and has produced 25 productions around the world. In 2002, Judy was presented with a Woman of the Year Award in recognition for her international success with Mamma Mia! The same year the show was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical. In the Queen’s birthday honours list of 2007, she was honoured with an MBE for her contribution to the music industry. Judy produced Mamma Mia! the Movie, starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, which became the highest grossing musical film worldwide. In 2008 Judy was honoured with the Women in Film ITV Achievement of the Year Award. Mamma Mia! the Movie was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy, a BAFTA for Outstanding British film and Judy was personally nominated by BAFTA for the Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement. Judy is producing Viva Forever, a musical based on the songs of the Spice Girls. RICHARD EAST (Producer). Born in Australia. A Fine Art graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia in 1977, Richard has worked in the entertainment industry for 24 years in Australia, London and the U.S. in various capacities including promoter, producer and artist manager. He is a peer of the Australia Council. Richard has been involved in Mamma Mia! from its inception. BJÖRN KRISTIAN ULVAEUS (Music & Lyrics) was born in Gothenburg, April 25, 1945. Member of Hootenanny Singers, one of Sweden’s most popular groups of the Sixties. Met Benny Andersson, member of The Hep Stars, in 1966. In 1970 the pair started releasing records as a duo and also staged a cabaret show together with


WHO’S WHO in the CAST their fiancées, Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. Björn and Agnetha were married July 6, 1971. Björn and Benny collaborated on the musical Chess with lyricist Tim Rice in 1983, opening in May of 1986 in London’s West End, on Broadway in 1988, and a reworked version in Stockholm in 2002. Wrote Kristina From Duvemåla, opening in October 1995 and ran for three years. Involved heavily in the staging of Mamma Mia!.

Opera and Toronto), The Carmelites, Verdi Requiem, Rhinegold, Valkyrie, Siegfried and Twilight of the Gods (English National Opera). For Gloriana a Film, an International Emmy, a F.I.P.A. d’Or, and the Royal Philharmonic Society Award. South Bank Show Award for Mary Stuart and Peter Grimes. Tony Award nomination for Mary Stuart and honoured by the Queen with a CBE for services to drama in 2009.

GÖRAN BROR BENNY ANDERSSON (Music & Lyrics). Born 16 December 1946 in Stockholm. 1952 Received accordion lessons from his father and grandfather. 1964–68 Hep Stars, Sweden’s most popular rock band in the 1960’s. During this time, he began composing music. 1972 –82 ABBA. 1982–84 Composed Chess (with Björn Ulvaeus). 1987 with Orsa Spelmän, recorded three albums deeply rooted in Swedish folk music. 2001, formed Benny Anderson’s Orchestra, resulting in three albums and several summer tours. 1990–95 Composed the music to Kristina from Duvemåla. 1995 Received the title of professor from the Swedish government. 2007 Inducted to in the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. Appointed Honorary Doctor at Stockholm.

ANTHONY VAN LAAST MBE (Choreographer). Theatre: Sister Act, Bombay Dreams, Joseph…, Jesus Christ Superstar, Song & Dance, Hair. Shows: Mika, Kate Bush, Sarah Brightman, Barry Humphries, Michael Crawford, Siegfried and Roy. Film: MAMMA MIA!, The Half-Blood Prince, Never Say Never Again, Excalibur, Hope and Glory. Awarded the MBE for Services to Dance and Choreography, 1999.

CATHERINE JOHNSON (Book). Theatre: Rag Doll, Renegades, Suspension, Too Much Too Young, Boys Mean Business, Dead Sheep, Little Baby Nothing, Shang-a-Lang and MAMMA MIA!. Through the Wire, a musical for NT/Shell Connections. Television: “Casualty,” “Byker Grove,” “Love Hurts,” “Gold,” “Linda Green.” Original screenplays: Rag Doll, Where’s Willy? (HTV) and “Sin Bin” (BBC), series “Love in the 21st Century” (Channel 4), “Dappers” (BBC3). Awards: Bristol Old Vic/HTV Playwrighting Award, Thames Television’s Writer-in-Residence Award and Thames Television’s Best Play Award and was nominated in 2002 for a Tony Award for Best Musical Book for MAMMA MIA! Film: Catherine wrote the screenplay for the MAMMA MIA! movie released July 2008. PHYLLIDA LLOYD (Director). Film: MAMMA MIA!, Gloriana a Film. London Theatre: Six Degrees of Separation, Hysteria, Wild East (Royal Court), Mary Stuart (Donmar Warehouse, Apollo, Broadway), The Way of the World, Artists and Admirers, MAMMA MIA! (London, Broadway and worldwide). Opera: The Handmaid’s Tale (Copenhagen, English National

MARK THOMPSON (Production Designer). For the National Theatre: Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, The Duchess of Malfi, Life x 3, The Wind in the Willows, The Madness of George III, Arcadia, Pericles, What the Butler Saw and The Day I Stood Still. Other work includes: Bombay Dreams, The Lady in the Van, Follies, Doctor Dolittle and Blast!. For the RSC: Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors and The Unexpected Man. Opera includes: The Mikado (Lyric Chicago), Carmen (Paris), Macbeth (Met NYC), Peter Grimes (Opera North). Film: The Madness of King George (costume design). HOWARD HARRISON (Lighting Designer). Mary Poppins (London/Broadway/U.S. tour); Mamma Mia! (London/Broadway and worldwide); Macbeth (West End/Broadway); Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll (Royal Court/West End/Broadway); Creditors (Donmar); Glengarry Glenn Ross, Love Song (West End). Opera and dance work includes Il Trovatore, Aida, I Masnadieri and Otello for the Royal Opera; The Merry Widow for ENO; Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet for English National Ballet; and The Makropulos Case and Nabucco for the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer in 2008 for Macbeth. Received Tony Award nominations for Mary Poppins and Macbeth on Broadway. ANDREW BRUCE (Sound Designer). Appointed head of sound at the Royal Opera lied.ku.edu | LIVE PERFORMING ARTS


WHO’S WHO in the CAST House in 1971. Co-founded Autograph Sound Recording. Associate designer credits: Evita, Cats and Starlight Express. Original design credits: Song and Dance, Abbacadabra, Little Me, Les Misérables, Chess, Follies, Into the Woods, The Card, Miss Saigon, Children of Eden, City of Angels, Martin Guerre, The Fix, The Witches of Eastwick, The Secret Garden, Alice in Wonderland, MAMMA MIA!, Sweeney Todd, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins. Recent work: Seven Deadly Sins, Isadora and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet.

Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, St Louis Rep, Portland Center Stage, Pittsburg Public Theatre; RENT; Playhouse Disney Live in Disneyworld.

BOBBY AITKEN (Sound Designer) has been involved with theatre sound for more than 20 years. London work includes Cyberjam, We Will Rock You, Blast!, Grease, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Pete Townsend’s The Iron Man, In the Midnight Hour, High Society, Time, Sweeney Todd, Bitter Sweet, Children of Eden, The Fix and Mamma Mia! U.K. regional work includes productions at Coventry Belgrade, Derby Playhouse, Sheffield Crucible, Manchester Royal Exchange, Watford Palace and Leicester Haymarket. RSC: The Beggar’s Opera and Bartholomew Fair. Opera: Carmen, Madame Butterfly, Tosca, Aida and La Bohème at the Royal Albert Hall.

JANET ROTHERMEL (Associate Chore­ og­rapher) is currently supervising all the North American companies of Mamma Mia! Broadway/national tour credits include Joseph… Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast. Janet was the Associate Choreographer for the Miss U.S.A./ Universe Pageants and the “Carol Burnett Show.” Member of Actors’ Equity.

MARTIN KOCH (Musical Supervisor, Additional Arrangements and Materials). Musical supervisor: Billy Elliot, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Cats (London), Oliver! (London), Martin Guerre (U.K. tour), Mamma Mia! (worldwide). Orche­stra­tions: Just So, Moby Dick, Tutankhamun, Which Witch, Mamma Mia! (Tony nomination 2002), Jerry Springer The Opera. Many arrangements for international artists and orchestras. Koch & Gilpin: Martin started this music production company with long time friend and collaborator Nick Gilpin. They have been responsible for the production and composition of numerous TV programs and produced many albums, including Mamma Mia! (Grammy nomination 2002) and Jerry Springer The Opera. MARTHA BANTA (Resident Director) directs Mamma Mia! Broadway and Tour. Founding artistic director of the Adirondack Theatre Festival and the Artistic Associate for New York Theatre Workshop. Credits: directing new work at Lincoln Center, Soho Rep, Ensemble Studio MAMMA MIA!

DAVID HOLCENBERG (Associate Music Supervisor). Broadway: Mamma Mia!, Seussical, Titanic, Show Boat. David also music directed Ragtime (U.S. premiere, L.A. Drama Critics Award; Distinguished Achievement in Musical Direction), Dessa Rose (Lincoln Center) and The Phantom of the Opera (Toronto). David’s show Bingo is currently playing around the country.

BILL CONGDON (Music Director) has been with Mamma Mia! since 2004. Many regional, stock and symphony orchestra credits, including CPCC Summer Theatre, Charlotte Rep, Greensboro Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina and the NC Ballet Theatre. He holds a B.M.E. from East Carolina University (N.C.), and both a Masters of Music and Performer’s Certificate from Eastman School of Music (N.Y.). Love to Dana. TARA RUBIN CASTING (Casting). B’way/ tours: A Little Night Music, Billy Elliot (adult casting), Shrek, Guys and Dolls, The Country Girl, Rock ’n’ Roll (U.S. casting), The Farnsworth Invention, …Young Frankenstein, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Pirate Queen, Les Misérables, The History Boys (U.S. casting), Spamalot, Jersey Boys, …Spelling Bee, The Producers, The Phantom of the Opera, Good Vibrations, Bombay Dreams, Oklahoma!, Happiness, Flower Drum Song, Imaginary Friends, Metamorphoses, Frogs, Contact, Thou Shalt Not, Man of No Importance. Yale Rep. DAVID GRINDROD ASSOCIATES (Casting). Current London and other casting includes: Chicago, Mamma Mia! (worldwide), Love Never Dies, Shoes, Ghost, Shrek, The Wizard of Oz, Crazy For You. Associated with over 15 Andrew Lloyd Webber productions.


WHO’S WHO in the CAST Film: Dancer Casting for Nine directed by Rob Marshall, Ensemble Casting for Mamma Mia! directed by Phyllida Lloyd and The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher. Television includes “Over The Rain” and “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria.” David Grindrod Associates is a member of the Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain. ALLIED LIVE (Tour Marketing/Publicity) is a full-service marketing firm representing numerous Broadway touring shows, venues, retail centers, lifestyle brands and attractions throughout North America. Current touring clients include: Billy Elliot the Musical, Mamma Mia!, West Side Story, Hair, In The Heights, Traces, Blue Man Group, STOMP, Blind Date and Burn The Floor. Chicago clients include: Million Dollar Quartet, The Doyle & Debbie Show, The Lyric Opera, Lookingglass Theatre, and Hubbard Street Dance. LA clients include: IRIS and OVO from Cirque du Soleil, Hollywood & Highland Center, Westfield, The Strand (Huntington Beach), LA Phil at Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall, Center Theatre Group, Reprise Theatre Company and Broadway By the Bay. Washington, DC, clients include: The Washington Ballet, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Strathmore Performing Arts Center, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, Signature Theatre, Washington National Opera. WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS (Pro­duc­ tion Management) is dedicated to creating and producing live entertainment. Current projects include the national tour of Avenue Q, Julie Andrews’ The Gift of Music and development of the new musical James and the Giant Peach. WLP is led by founding partner and President, Stephen Gabriel and former IMG Artists Vice President Nancy Gabriel. Production Management overseen by Rhys Williams and Mike East. www.worklightproductions.com. ARTHUR SICCARDI THEATRICAL SERVICES, INC. (Technical Consultant) has served as technical supervisor on more than 200 Broadway shows, including A Chorus Line; Gypsy; Chicago; Hello, Dolly!; Cats; The Real Thing; Ballroom; Dreamgirls; Broadway Bound; Chess; Cat on a Hat Tin Roof; Jerome Robbins’ Broadway; City of Angels; Biloxi Blues; Death and the Maiden; My One and Only; Victor, Victoria; My Fair Lady; Sunset Boulevard; Fiddler on the Roof;

Mamma Mia!; Annie Get Your Gun; The Tony Awards. BESPOKE THEATRICALS (General Management/Executive Producer) is a management company whose four founding partners are Maggie Brohn, Amy Jacobs, Devin Keudell, and Nina Lannan. The company manages Broadway musicals and plays, touring companies of those productions, and concerts. They work nationally and internationally. Productions for this season include: Mamma Mia!, Billy Elliot, Bonnie and Clyde, Ghost, EVITA, and the play Magic/Bird. ANDREW TREAGUS (International Execu­ tive Producer) was the originating General Manager for the London production of Mamma Mia! and is now the International Executive Producer for all productions of the show around the world. Andrew has managed a large number of musicals in the West End of London including A Chorus Line, Ain’t Misbehavin,’ Annie, On Your Toes, City of Angels, Starlight Express, Aspects of Love, Grease!, The Rocky Horror Show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Saturday Night Fever, Pirates of Penzance, Dancin’ and La Cage aux Folles. STAFF FOR MAMMA MIA! LITTLESTAR SERVICES LIMITED

Directors.............................................. Judy Craymer Richard East Benny Andersson Björn Ulvaeus International Executive Producer..........Andrew Treagus Business & Finance Director................. Ashley Grisdale Administrator...........................................Peter Austin PA To Judy Craymer............................... Katie Wolfryd Marketing & Communications Manager......Claire Teare Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator......Liz McGinity Head of Accounts.................................... Jo Reedman Accountant........................................... Sheila Egbujie Administrative Assistant.........................Matthew Willis Receptionist.................................. Kimberley Wallwork Legal Services..... Barry Shaw Howard Jones At Sheridans Production Insurance Services.... Walton & Parkinson Ltd. Business Manager For Benny Andersson,    Björn Ulvaeus & Scandinavian Press..... Görel Hanser BESPOKE THEATRICALS General Manager......................................Amy Jacobs Company Manager......................................Nick Lugo Assistant Company Manager.............. Caitlyn Thomson Management Associate...........................Ryan Conway Management Assistant............................Danielle Saks

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ANDREW TREAGUS ASSOCIATES LIMITED General Mananger.................................Philip Effemey International Manager....................... Mark Whittemore PA to Andrew Treagus............................Jacki Harding Production Coordinator........................... Felicity White International Travel Manager..................Lindsay Jones PRODUCTION TEAM Resident Director................................... Martha Banta Associate Choreographer...................Janet Rothermel Associate Music Supervisor..............David Holcenberg Associate Scenic Designer........................ Nancy Thun Associate Costume Designer................ Scott Traugott Associate Lighting Designer.....................Ed McCarthy Associate Sound Designer.................... David Patridge Associate Hair Designer.......................Josh Marquette Musical Transcription............................. Anders Neglin Casting Consultant...............................David Grindrod CASTING TARA RUBIN CASTING Tara Rubin CSA, Eric Woodall CSA Laura Schutzel CSA, Merri Sugarman CSA, Dale Brown CSA Kaitlin Shaw, Lindsay Levine TOUR MARKETING DIRECTION ALLIED LIVE Laura Matalon Marya K. Peters   John Gilmour NATIONAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN Adrian Bryan-Brown Joe Perrotta Music Published by EMI Grove Park Music, Inc. and EMI Waterford Music, Inc. Production Stage Manager........................B.J. Forman Stage Manager.................................. Tina R. Perrucci Assistant Stage Manager......................Matt Schreiber Dance Captain....................Christopher Hudson Myers Production Manager...............................Rhys Williams Associate Production Manager..................... Mike East Head Carpenter....................................... Eric Stewart Assistant Carpenter.........................John “Seth” Leach Flyman.............................. David “Sideshow” Burgdorf Production Electrician................................Rick Baxter Head Electrician........................................Mark Leslie Deck Electrician.......................Jennifer Joy Veldhuizen Front Light Operator.................................Mark Vlahos Vari*Lite Programmer........................Jonathan Dunkle Production Sound Engineer................... David Patridge Head Sound..............................................Jeff McWay Assistant Sound.......................................Alicia Martin Head Properties...........................................John Zink Assistant Properties.....................Sloane A.L. Spencer Wardrobe Supervisor...........................Heather Yerrick Assistant Wardrobe..............................C.J. Baptista III Hair Supervisor........................................ Jeri Nicolas Technical Consultant............................Arthur Siccardi Assistant to the Choreographer................Ryan Sander Assistant Sound Designers.................... Jason Dejardin

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Kevin Kennedy Electronic Keyboard Prep........................ Bryan Crook Assistant Costume Designer............... Robert J. Martin Associate to Casting Consultant........Stephen Crockett Production Assistants........Christy Benanti, Chad Lewis Legal Counsel (US)..................... Lazarus & Harris LLP Scott R. Lazarus, Esq., Robert C. Harris, Esq. Immigration Counsel.............. Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP/Mark Koestler, Esq. Accounting..............Rosenberg, Neuwirth and Kuchner Original Logo Design........... Littlestar Services Limited National Advertising.........................Serino Coyne, Inc. Merchandising...................... Max Merchandising, LLC/ Randi Grossman Insurance........... Walton & Parkinson Ltd., DeWitt Stern Banking..........................................City National Bank Travel Agent.............................................Tzell Travel Hauling.................................................Clark Transfer Accommodations................. TourWerks, Chris Renzulli Ground Transportation............... Executive Car Service Rental Vehicles.......... Enterprise Entertainment Division Tour Direction The Booking Group Meredith Blair, Kara Gebhart, Mollie Mann Brian Brooks and Richard Rundle www.thebookinggroup.com CREDITS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Scenery constructed and painted by Hudson Scenic Studio, Inc. Sound equipment supplied by Masque Sound. Lighting equipment supplied by PRG Lighting and Vari*Lite, Inc. Soft goods by I. Weiss and Sons. Costumes executed by Barbara Matera Ltd., Tricorne New York City, and Carelli Costumes. Millinery by Lynn Mackey. Wet suits by Aquatic Fabricators of South Florida. Custom Men’s shirts by Cego. Custom knitting by C.C. Wei. Custom fabric printing and dyeing by Dyenamix and Gene Mignola. Shoes by Native Leather, Rilleau Leather and T.O. Dey. Gloves by Cornelia James. Properties by Paragon Theme and Prop Fabrication. Health, Energy & Vitamin boosters supplied by Emergen-C. Feel The Good! Mamma Mia! was originally produced in London by Littlestar Services Limited on April 6, 1999. Visit Mamma Mia! on the web at www.mamma-mia.com The actors and stage managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Backstage and Front of the House Employees are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (or I.A.T.S.E.). The musicians employed in this production are members of the American Federation of Musicians. The Press Agents and Company Managers employed in this production are represented by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers. This production is produced by a member of The Broadway League in collaboration with our professional union-represented employees.

Theatrical equipment is moved on a carbon neutral basis by Clark Transfer, Inc. in association with NativeEnergy.com.


A salute to our VIP SPONSORS We proudly recognize our Very Important Partners. Not only do our VIP Sponsors offer essential financial contributions, they also provide valuable and enthusiastic promotion of Lied Center performances to their customers, employees and the community. Their commitment to the performing arts allows us to provide education activities, free school performances and high-quality events each year. We honor our VIP Sponsors throughout the season on our electronic sign and with onstage recognition at their selected performances. We hope you will also thank them when you visit their businesses. For more information regarding our sponsorship program, contact the Lied Center Director of Development Megan Poindexter, at 785-864-2788.

ELVIS LIVES

Open House and Community Arts Festival

An Evening with David Sedaris

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The National Acrobats of China FARFALLE (Butterflies) Suzanne Farrell Ballet The Intergalactic Nemesis & Chiara String Quartet forté Herbie Hancock

AnDa Union & The Chamber Ensemble of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra & Jing Xing Dance Theatre

The Celtic Tenors

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A saluteMEDIA to our SPONSORS

Media sponsors provide important underwriting for Lied Center performances. Their contributions give invaluable support for advertising, promotions and marketing. For information on becoming a media sponsor, please call 785-864-3469.

Mnozil Brass

An Evening with David Sedaris

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MATT HAIMOVITZ, cello AND CHRISTOPHER O’RILEY, piano Shuff le.Play.Listen SATURDAY, FEB 18 — 7:30 p.m.

JIN XING DANCE THEATRE

Contemporary dance from Shanghai THURSDAY, FEB 23 — 7:30 p.m.

SFJAZZ Collective

Modern jazz masters celebrate Stevie Wonder WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 — 7:30 p.m.

MNOZIL BRASS

Tuba, trombones and trumpets from Austria SATURDAY, MARCH 31 — 7:30 p.m.

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2011-12 Friends of the Lied UPDATE

This list includes individuals and businesses that have initiated or renewed their Friends of the Lied membership since the original list was published. BUSINESS FRIENDS FELLOW ($2,500+) PATRON ($500+) Biggâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barbecue The Janssen Clinic of Natural Medicine

INDIVIDUAL FRIENDS BENEFACTOR ($1,000+) Venkata & Neeli Bendapudi Steve & Maggie Dixon Don & Carol Hatton Laurie Comstock & Greg Ludvigson Jeannot & Todd Seymour

The Lied Center is grateful for gifts of all sizes. We apologize for any errors or omissions.

CONTRIBUTOR ($100+) Anonymous Michael E. Arp Mara & Jim Aubel Michele Berendsen Jack Hofman & Jeannette Blackmar John & Eliza Bullock George & Gloria Byers Francis E. Carr Capitol Federal Leadership Forum in honor of Barbara Carswell

SPONSOR ($250+) FRIEND ($100+) Orchards Drug Certified Transmission in honor of Joan Dietz Piersol Foundation, Inc.

PATRON ($500+) Karen & Dennis Christilles Tyrone Duncan & Bozenna Pasik-Duncan Dr. Mark & Gretchen Edwards John W. & Ferry Evans Larry & Teri Hatfield Carol & Dave Kyner Shade Little Tony & Pete Mynsted Ron & Elaine Schmidt Tod & Sidney Sutton Jan & Dale Willey Francis and LaVerne Winterburg Fund

Janice & Robert Cobb Richard & Betty Colbert Jim & Sandy Cooper Cheryl Denton Dr. David & Julie Dunlap Robert Friauf Suzanne & Verlin Gilbert Cap & Kitty Gray Ted & Nancy Haggart Greg Smith & Rebecca Henkhaus Dan V. & Jeannette A. Johnson William Sharp & Sonya Lancaster

SPONSOR ($250+) Anonymous Greg Ash & Amy Buchele-Ash Dudley & Janet Crow Chris & Stephen Edmonds Helen Gilles, M.D. Lewis & Laura Gregory Gail & Peter Hansen Kent & Brenda Hatesohl David & Diana Ice Michael Michaud Lucy Price Ann Stephens Laura & Don Stull

Tina Neal Adam Pousson Dr. Allan & Margi Ross Sabatini Family Foundation Sharon Graham & Anthea Scouffas Charles Silvestri Mike & Georgia Sizemore Lori Norwood & Doug Stull Forrest & Donna Swall Olive J. Ubel Dorothy & Mark Vissman Sarah Trulove & James Woelfel

FRIENDS ($50+) Eva S. Alley Cara Nossaman Anderson Gail S. Ayers P.H.D. Trisha & Todd Brabender John & Dianne Childs Jack Winerock & Susan Elkins Dale & Kirsten Flory Karen Hall Mary & Steve Jones Bruce Levine Earl & Dee Anne Waters

You can support the Lied, too! For more information or to join Friends of the Lied, contact the Lied Center Director of Development Megan Poindexter, at 785-864-2788 or meganp@ku.edu or go to lied.ku.edu/donate. 2011-12 FRIENDS OF THE LIED UPDATE


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