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News : Entertainment Sep 26, 2018 - 5:46:38 AM


Mamma Mia! MAMMA MIA extended again in Stamford

By Curtain Call





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The cast of Curtain Call's production of MAMMA MIA, playing in The Kweskin Theatre, Stamford, now through October 20 (contributed photo)
Due to unprecedented demand for tickets, Curtain Call's production of MAMMA MIA has been extended again. This vibrant musical comedy production playing in The Kweskin Theatre, Stamford, will now run through October 20.

"I'm thrilled with the response we've had from audience members...many who have bought tickets to come back to see MAMMA MIA again," said Lou Ursone, Curtain Call’s executive director and producer for Mamma Mia. "This has been a terrific way to kick off our 28th season," he added.

Through ABBA’s greatest hits, Mamma Mia! tells the comical story of Sophie, on a small Greek island, who dreams of the perfect wedding – one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! After reading her mom’s diary, Sophie secretly invites the three men her mom wrote about to her wedding. This enchanting and unforgettable tale of love, laughter, family and friendship is set to ABBA classics including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me,” “The Winner Takes It All,” and the title song “Mamma Mia!”

“I am thrilled to be the first theatre in the area to present this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship,” said Ursone. “When we were offered the rights to present this show back in July 2017, I immediately accepted and announced it, even though we hadn’t even started the 2017-18 season,” Ursone added. “Whether it’s your first time seeing Mamma Mia or your 10th, we know you’ll have a great time,” he said.

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Seen here in Curtain Call's production of MAMMA MIA, playing in The Kweskin Theatre, Stamford, now through October 20, are Donna and the Dyanmos (front and center) played by Tracey Marble, Juliette Koch and Gillian Holt Bailey. (contributed photo)
Performances will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00PM and Sunday afternoons at 2:00PM, through October 20. The Kweskin Theatre is located at The Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. Tickets are $35 for adults, $25 for senior citizens and $17.5 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. Box Office: 203-461-6358 x 36 or on the web at www.curtaincallinc.com.

Curtain Call's 28th season also includes The Foreigner, which is running concurrently in The Dressing Room Theatre through October 7, Accomplice, Elf the Musical, A Merry Mulberry Street Musical, and many more full-scale productions, as well as concerts, comedy nights, and interactive murder mysteries. Additional information is available at www.curtaincallinc.com or by calling 203-329-8207.

Curtain Call is the non-profit community-based theatre company in residence at The Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue in Stamford. Year-round productions and educational workshops for all ages are presented by and for area residents in The Kweskin Theatre and The Dressing Room Theatre.

Curtain Call was voted Fairfield County's BEST LOCAL THEATRE GROUP ten years running in the Annual Readers' Poll of The Fairfield County Weekly and has received similar BEST OF awards from Stamford Magazine and StamfordPlus magazine for 2008 through 2018. Curtain Call received The Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2011 and the ACE Award for Excellence in Arts & Culture from the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.




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