LUFKIN, TX. Get ready to dance in the aisles of AC’s Temple Theater when the curtain goes up on MAMMA MIA! for two performances May 18 & 19, at 7:30 pm. Here are a couple of interesting facts about this record-breaking production: There are 27 ABBA songs in the show including ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Take a Chance on Me’, and as of April 2015, this show played 5,765 performances on Broadway making it the eighth longest running show in Broadway history. In its various productions, the show has grossed a reported 2 billion + world-wide. Tickets are on sale now and range from $35-$45 (Premium/Box $50). Angelina Arts Alliance Proudly presents MAMMA MIA! along with show sponsor T.L.L. Temple Foundation & A Friend of the Arts. 2015-2016 15th Anniversary Season sponsors are Georgia Pacific and CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial.
“This National Tour offers a great opportunity to see a professional production straight from New York,” stated Executive Director Tracy Pinkerton. The soaring popularity of MAMMA MIA! is evidenced by the 60 million people who have seen this live production around the globe. People everywhere have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that makes this the ultimate feel-good show.
Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!
For more information or to purchase tickets visit the Temple Theater Box Office on Angelina College’s Lufkin campus, Monday through Friday 11 am – 5 pm or call (936) 633-5454, or visit www.angelinaarts.org . Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news, photos, videos and ticket giveaways.