March 23 - June 25, 2017
Our 200th Production!
Based on the songs of the Swedish pop group ABBA, Mamma Mia , is set on the Greek island of Kalokairi. A 20 year old woman named Sophie wants to have a traditional wedding and hopes her father will walk her down the aisle, but there's one problem: she has no idea who her father is! With help from her mother’s journal, she narrows the possibilities down to three men, and hilarity ensues as they all claim her as their child! Featuring all the hits you know and love, like“Dancing Queen”, “Thank You for the Music”, and, of course, “Mamma Mia!”, this show will have you singing and dancing in the aisles!
Michelle Dawson is Donna, the former lead singer of a ’70s girl group and free spirit who now runs a tourist villa on the island. Mariah MacFarlane, is Donna’s daughter Sophie. Donna’s best girlfriends from her one-time backing band, Donna and the Dynamos, are Elise Kinnon as wealthy, multi-divorcee, Tanya and Jennifer Swiderski as the practical and no-nonsense feminist, Rosie
The trio of middle-aged potential dads are Xander Chauncey as Sam Carmichael, the New York City architect who has always held on to his torch for Donna. Brent Bateman as the devoutly single writer and adventurer Bill Austin and Kilty Reidy is the wealthy British financier Harry Bright.
Nathan Cockroft is Sophie’s fiancé Sky. His goofball buddies, Pepper and Eddie, are played by Connor Wince and Matty Rickard.
Supporting Sophie through her journey of self-discovery are her best friends Ali and Lisa, played by Sydney Patrick and Cameron Anika Hill, respectively
Adding sparkle and zeal is an exceptional ensemble made up of DeShawn Bowens, Brian Dillon, Brett-Marco Glauser, Alicia Hemann, Lily Lewis, Bailey Purvis, Tanner James Rampton, Charity VanTassel and Kyle White.
Michelle Dawson and Xander Chauncey return after appearing as co-stars in our production of Jekyll & Hyde. Michelle has appeared in many productions at WBT, including, The Sound Of Music, The Wizard Of Oz, and Saturday Night Fever. Xander also appeared in Titanic and It Happened One Christmas Eve.
Directed & Choreographed by Mark Martino and the Musical Director is Eric Alford, The Assistant Musical Director is Ryan Wise.
Set design by Steve Loftus, Lighting Design is by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design is by Mark Zuckerman, Costume Design by Matthew Hemesath, Wig & hair design by Gerard Kelly. The Production Stage Manager is Victor Lukas, and properties are by Grumpy Props. Lisa Tiso is the Associate Producer.