The show premiered in London 22 years ago.
The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Curve for a two-week run from September 13-24, 2022 as part of a UK & International Tour celebrating 22 years since MAMMA MIA! premiered in London in April 1999.
Tickets will be on sale from Thursday, May 13, with general on sale Thursday, May 20.
Fall in love with the irresistibly funny tale of a mother, a daughter and three possible dads on a Greek island idyll, all unfolding to the magic of ABBA’s timeless songs.
Since premiering in London’s West End 22 years ago the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical has been turned into two record-breaking movies - MAMMA MIA! The Movie and MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again.
Judy Craymer, Creator and Producer of MAMMA MIA!, said: “I am so excited that MAMMA MIA! will be back touring the UK and for us to be visiting Leicester for the first time.
"I hope audiences have the best time being together again escaping to a Greek island idyll and enjoying the feel-good story of MAMMA MIA! and wonderful music of ABBA - it’s huge fun!”
To date, MAMMA MIA! has been seen by over 65 million people in 50 productions in 16 different languages.
In 2011 it became the first Western musical ever to be staged in Mandarin in the People’s Republic of China.
MAMMA MIA! became the eighth longest running show in Broadway history where it played a record-breaking run for 14 years.
Produced by Judy Craymer, MAMMA MIA! The Movie became the highest grossing live action musical film of all time upon its release in 2008.
A second film, MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, opened in July 2018 and is the most successful live musical movie sequel of all time.
With music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, MAMMA MIA! is written by Catherine Johnson, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and choreographed by Anthony Van Laast.
The production is designed by Mark Thompson, with lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Andrew Bruce & Bobby Aitken, and musical supervision, additional material and arrangements by Martin Koch.
The MAMMA MIA! UK & International Tour is produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal and NGM.