Mamma Mia!The Party - Antony Costa. Photo courtesy of the production

Mamma Mia! The Party new cast announced including Blue’s Antony Costa

The award-winning singer-songwriter and actor Antony Costa of boyband Blue is joining the new cast of Mamma Mia! The Party – Björn Ulvaeus’ ABBA theatrical dining experience at The O2.

Antony Costa will play the role of Nikos in the show, alongside a new cast that includes Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Debbie, Jacob Dachtler (Halls The Musical) as Adam, Sarah Drake (From Here to Eternity) as Nina., Adam Redford (The 12 Tenors) as Ruben/Swing, Emanuel Alba (Man of La Mancha) as Carlos/Swing, Deschenes Graham (Mad Hatter’s Circus) as Joyce/Swing, Lucy-Anne Stacey (We Will Rock You) as Sue/Swing, and Gemma McLean (Only Fools and Horses The Musical) as Kate at certain performances.

The new cast starts performances on 31 August 2023, and joins existing cast members Molly Cleere as Konstantina, Kimberly Powell as Kate (at certain performances), Dawn Spence as Grandma, Oscar Balmaseda as Fernando, Robban Hogstrom as Robin/Swing and Claudia Bradley as Loretta/Swing, Rosie Rowlands and Allie Ho Chee sharing the role of Bella, along with the musicians John Donovan, Luke Higgins, Kathryn Tindall, Steve Rushton and Luke Roberts.

Mamma Mia! The Party - New cast 2023

Mamma Mia! The Party is now booking to 3 March 2024 at The O2, London.

Actor and singer Antony Costa said in a press statement: “I am thrilled to have been given such a unique opportunity to be a part of Mamma Mia! The Party. Being a massive ABBA fan myself, I cannot wait to get stuck into such a fun project and immerse myself into the world that Björn Ulvaeus and Sandi Toksvig have so masterfully crafted. See you in the Taverna!”

Antony Costa formed the boyband Blue in 2000 with members Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe and Duncan James, going on to sell 15 million records worldwide and winning the prestigious Brit award for best British Pop Act in 2003.

Antony’s theatre credits include leading roles in Blood Brothers (West End), Boogie Nights (UK Tour), Rock of Ages (UK Tour), Zorro (Hope Mill Theatre), The Cat and The Canary (UK Tour), Popstars: The Musical (UK Tour), Aladdin (De Montfort Hall, Leicester) and Beauty and the Beast (Grand Opera House, York).

Mamma Mia! The Party has music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, with some songs with Stig Anderson, and a story by Calle Norlén, Roine Söderlundh and Björn Ulvaeus, with the English book by writer, comedian and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig.

The evening brings ABBA’s hits to life more vividly than ever before, and over the course of four glittering hours, guests can immerse themselves in a spectacular musical extravaganza, a set four-course Greek feast and an ABBA disco, all in one unforgettable evening of dancing, dining and singing.

The London version of Mamma Mia! The Party, which originally opened in Stockholm in January 2016, is co-directed and choreographed by Stacey Haynes and Roine Söderlundh, with set designed by Bengt Fröderberg, lighting designed by Patrick Woodroffe, sound designed by Gareth Owen, costumes designed by Annsofi Nyberg, music supervision by Robin Svensson and casting by David Grindrod CDG for Grindrod Burton Casting.

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👤 📅2 August 2023
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