Mamma Mia!

jul 13 - jul 28, 2018
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:00 PM Sundays
Theatre:
Mainstage

Who said a wedding couldn’t be this much fun?

The magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, romance, and friendship.

Written by Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia! has been entertaining audiences since its West End opening in 1999 and Broadway opening in 2001, winning five Tony Awards in 2002.

Mamma Mia! centers around bride-to-be, Sophie, trying to find her long-lost father to walk her down the aisle. Not knowing which of the three possible men from her mother’s diary to invite, she brings all three of them back to the island last visited 20 years ago. With ABBA classics like “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo” and the title number, this smash hit musical is sure to have you dancing in the aisles!

Mainstage Content Advisory: The Playhouse does not rate subject matter as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have questions about content, age appropriateness, or other aspects of the show (ie strobe lights and other theatrical affects), please contact the ticket office at 515-277-6261.

 

NOTE: Mamma Mia! will be performed at the Staplin Performing Arts Center at Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines, as the Playhouse Mainstage will be undergoing renovations.

 

 

 

Road Trip: Mamma Mia!

Map to Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave.

Sophie
Jess Richter
Donna
Kellie Kramer
Sam Carmichael
Maxwell Schaeffer
Harry Bright
Brad Church
Sky
Stevie LeWarne
Rosie
Jill Curry
Tanya
Sandy Henry
Bill Austin
CD Adamson
Priest
Ken Reams
Ensemble
Morgan Alaimo
Katie Dorrell
Megan Gilbreath
Lauren Malcomson
Allyson Martens
Kaylee Reininga
Maddie Sell
Keeley Shantz
Chance Hejde
Gannon Henry
Jenner Lathrop
Cody Lenz
Mitchell Nieland
Andrew Smalley
Zachary Smith
Lucas White
Artistic Team
Director
David R. Kilpatrick
Music Director
Brenton Brown
Choreographer
Valerie Williams
Scenic Designer
Nicholas Amundson
Costume Designer
Angela Lampe
Lighting Designer
David R. Kilpatrick
Sound Designer
Josh Jepson
Properties Designer
Deb Korte
Stage Manager
Rachel Meyer
Assistant Stage Manager
Treasure Madsen
Christopher Rozenboom
Conductor
Ben Hagen

Des Moines Community Playhouse Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kill Date: July 28, 2018
Subject: Des Moines Community Playhouse Presents “Mamma Mia!”
Contact: Lee Ann Bakros, Playhouse Marketing & Public Relations Director, 515-974-5358

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office trailer in the east parking lot, 831 42nd St. Due to renovations at the theatre, “Mamma Mia!” will be performed at the Staplin Performing Arts Center at Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines.

Who said a wedding couldn’t be this much fun? “Mamma Mia!” centers around bride-to-be, Sophie, trying to find her long-lost father to walk her down the aisle. Not knowing which of the three possible men from her mother’s diary to invite, she brings all three of them back to the island last visited 20 years ago. With ABBA classics like “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo” and the title number, this smash hit musical is sure to have audiences dancing in the aisles! “Mamma Mia!” has been entertaining audiences since its West End opening in 1999 and winning five Tony Awards in 2002.

The Playhouse cast includes CD Adamson, Morgan Alaimo, Brad Church, Jill Curry, Katie Dorrell, Megan Gilbreath, Chance Hejde, Gannon Henry, Sandy Henry, Kellie Kramer, Jenner Lathrop, Cody Lenz, Stevie LeWarne, Lauren Malcomson, Allyson Martens, Mitchell Nieland, Ken Reams, Kaylee Reininga, Jess Richter, Maxwell Schaeffer, Maddie Sell, Keeley Shantz, Andrew Smalley, Zachary Smith, and Lucas White.”Mamma Mia!” is directed by Playhouse executive director David R. Kilpatrick with music direction by Brenton Brown and choreography by Valerie Williams.

The Playhouse is one of the oldest and largest community theatres in the US. The theatre has presented a full season of shows since 1919 and also offers a wide variety of educational experiences including classes for ages 4 to adult, theatre trips to New York, and volunteer opportunities onstage and backstage.

For more information about the Playhouse and “Mamma Mia!,” contact the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261.

“Mamma Mia!” Performances: July 13-28, 2018
at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines
7:30 PM Thursday-Saturday
2:00 PM Sunday
The performance at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 22, 2018, will have live audio description provided by IRIS and ASL interpretation provided by Deaf Services Unlimited. Guests should contact the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261 to use this free service.

“Mamma Mia!” Curtain Crowd Night: 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 22, 2018
Curtain Crowd is a free membership group for young adults ages 18-35 years old.

“Mamma Mia!” Tickets
Ticket prices start at $29
To purchase tickets:
dmplayhouse.com
515-277-6261
Des Moines Community Playhouse Ticket Office, 831 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312

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(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

Kellie Kramer is Donna in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

Kellie Kramer is Donna in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

Jill Curry is Rosie in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

Sandy Henry is Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

(Left to right) Jill Curry as Rosie, Kellie Kramer as Donna, and Sandy Henry as Tanya in “Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave. Photo by Brent Isenberger.

“Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave

“Mamma Mia!,” July 13-28, 2018, presented by the Des Moines Community Playhouse at Staplin Performing Arts Center, Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave