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Mamma's Homecoming 

Wednesday, Mar 19 2014

It's hard to go wrong with a show like Mamma Mia! Catherine Johnson's feel-good musical has a little something for everyone: a young girl on the eve of her wedding, mysterious lovers from the past, a Greek island setting, and generous beach-themed dance numbers. The story follows a 20-year-old Sophie as she tries to discover which of three men are her real father, so the proper one can walk her down the aisle. It was based on the music of Swedish pop supergroup ABBA. Naturally, its songs drive much of the action, with Dancing Queen, Knowing Me Knowing You, and The Winner Takes It All appearing at pivotal moments. Mamma Mia! had its U.S. debut in 2000 in San Francisco at the Orpheum Theatre. After 14 years, a successful Broadway run, and a world tour, this could be a victory lap, or a chance for the crew to return home. Either way, it's not to be missed.

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