THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy 11th Anniversary, Mamma Mia! (Video)

By Playbill Staff
October 18, 2012

Mamma Mia!, here we go again. In celebration of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical's 11th Broadway anniversary, Playbill.com looks back at Mamma Mia! through the years.



The Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus long-running jukebox musical opened on Broadway Oct. 18, 2001, and received five 2002 Tony Award nominations, including Best Actress (Louise Pitre), Best Book (Catherine Johnson), Best Featured Actress (Judy Kaye), Best Orchestrations (Andersson, Ulvaeus and Martin Koch) and Best Musical.

Mamma Mia! has had productions all over the world and became the tenth longest-running musical in Broadway history in September 2011. Read about Mamma Mia!'s tenth anniversary celebration at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre in 2011.

Here are performances from the Broadway musical, various New York appearances and clips from the 2008 musical film adaptation.

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Playbill Video's highlights from the Broadway production:

Mamma Mia!'s performance at the 2002 Tony Awards:

Original cast members Louise Pitre, Judy Kaye and Karen Mason performing "Dancing Queen" on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show":

Highlights of Pitre's Tony-nominated turn as Donna Sheridan:

"Super Trouper," featuring Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Julie Walters, from the musical's film adaptation:

Corinne Melancon performing "The Winner Takes it All" at Broadway in Bryant Park in 2009:

The cast of Mamma Mia! performing at the 2012 Broadway on Broadway concert:

Highlights from the show's tenth anniversary celebration:

Interviews with the cast and creatives on the musical's tenth anniversary:

The cast of Mamma Mia! taking on Playbill's "Broadway Belt Off" challenge:

Amanda Seyfried, who played Sophie in the "Mamma Mia!" movie, records "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!":

The national touring company of Mamma Mia! performing at the 2009 Tony Awards:

Brandi Burkhardt and Chris Peluso performing "Lay All Your Love on Me" at Broadway in Bryant Park in 2009:

Carolee Carmello and the cast at "Good Morning America":

Lisa Brescia singing "The Winner Takes it All" at Broadway in Bryant Park in 2011: